Category Archives for "The Journey of Integral Recovery Podcast"

Nov 24

Episode 39: Right-Sizing the Ego – Balancing the Finite Self and the Infinite Self

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Right Sizing the Ego - Balancing the Finite Self and the Infinite Self

Episode 39 right-sizing the ego: balancing the finite self and the infinite self In the depths of my addiction, I believed redemption, healing, and forgiveness were reserved for people who had something worthwhile to contribute to the world. I had heard plenty of stories about people who struggled with drugs, alcohol, or behavioral addiction, and […]

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Nov 18

Episode 37 – How do you Define Addiction? AQAL Quadrants and the Art of Taking Multiple Perspectives

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How do you define addiction - AQAL Quadrants and Taking Mutiple Perspectives

Episode 37 How do YOU define addiction? The Art of Holding Multiple Perspectives and the Quadrants of the AQAL Map The Price of Certainty “The demand for certainty is one which is natural to man, but is nevertheless an intellectual vice.” – Bertrand Russel “Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.” – […]

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Oct 06

Episode 33: Dr Charles Flores – Legalizing Marijuana: An Integral Exploration of a Complex Reality

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Dr. Charles Flores Legalizing Marijuana Addiction and Recovery

Episode 33 dr. charles flores, ph.d legalizing marijuana an integral exploration of a complex reality “Pot is not a crime!” I remember the rallying cry. That message, among many others, decorated the sea of poster board signs as thousands of people gathered outside the Colorado state capital building in support of marijuana legalization. For years, […]

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Sep 29

Episode 32: Dr Charles Flores – Breaking the Chains of Addiction: Recovering your Life

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Dr. Charles Flores - Breaking the Chains of Addiction and Recovering Your Life

Episode 32 dr. charles flores, ph.d breaking the chains of addiction and recovering your life Dr. Charles Flores, a true pioneer and trailblazer in the Integral approach to treatment, has facilitated healing and recovery for people with a wide array of addictions, from drug and alcohol abuse, to behavioral and interior neurochemical addictions, including sex […]

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Sep 15

Episode 30: Sometimes Life Sucks (and that’s okay) – Dealing with Challenges in Recovery

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Releasing Struggle in Recovery

Episode 30: Sometimes Life Sucks (and that’s okay) Embracing Challenges in Recovery I have a confession: I was always bothered by the word “surrender”. Every time I heard it in a twelve-step meeting, I winced. Doesn’t struggle mean that we care enough to keep fighting? Doesn’t releasing our control mean we’ve given up? Not at […]

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Sep 08

Episode 29: When Others Don’t Want us to Change – The Dynamic Self, The Addict Self, and the Infinite Self

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When Others Don't Want us to Change - Recovery and the Dynamic Self

Episode 29: When Others Don’t Want us to Change The Dynamic Self, The Addict Self, and the infinite self Recovery changes us. Thank God. Our ways of being the world, our coping mechanisms, and our relationship strategies were killing us, and we needed to make some radical shifts. So with the best of intentions and […]

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