Heroes in Recovery

Last year I was invited to send my story into Heroes In Recovery.  I was reluctant. Again with the ego; “I am not young so my story won’t be “relevant”, my recovery journey is not unique enough”  and so on.  I was indulging in the ego of “less than”-as poisonous and misleading and as selfish as the ego…

September is National Yoga Awareness Month and Recovery Month

September is National Yoga Awareness MonthThis is the journey of a woman who is totally different from myself, a totally different lifestyle and completely different background (she a successful young business woman and I, a middle aged recovering alcoholic) and yet – we both have similarities in our path to wellness and wholeness: YOGA!!!.  Yoga has been…

A Heart Cracked Open

I Love It – For Real, for real. I am going to take several days to integrate what I discovered and learned (which are quite different things) at the Yoga and Addiction Recovery Conference at Esalen this past week. Nikki Myers, Rolf Gates, Vinnie Marino, Noah Levine, Carrie Coppola and Tommy Rosen all shared with…