"The Journey of Integral Recovery Podcast"

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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Sep 01

Episode 28: Going Home – Resentments, Challenges, and Opportunities

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Going Home - Resentments, Challenges, and Opportunities

Episode 28: Going Home Resentments, Challenges, and Opportunities All our relationships are complex and nuanced, but perhaps none more so than our relationships with our family. And unless we learn how to navigate this inherently thorny terrain, we jeopardize our continued sobriety and unfolding evolutionary growth in every dimension of the AQAL map. No matter […]

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Aug 18

Episode 26: Robert Augustus Masters, Ph.D. Shadow Work: Exploration, Integration, and Turning Towards our Pain

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Episode 26: Robert Augustus Masters, Ph.D. Shadow Work: Exploration, Integration, and Turning Towards our Pain Can you be intimate with all you are? There’s a saying, in Alcoholics Anonymous, that we’re only as sick as our secrets. And most of us who’ve done the deep and challenging work of opening up, whether to a sponsor, […]

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Aug 11

Episode 25: Habit Formation and Goal Setting – Recovery, Discipline, and the Way to Mastery

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Episode 25: habit formation and goal setting recovery, discipline, and the way to mastery Our habits are powerful. But an addict in recovery hardly needs convincing of that. Our habits shaped our experience for years; an unrelenting force that caused considerable damage in our lives. As you undoubtedly know by now, practice is the core […]

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Jul 28

Episode 23: Getting Started – Creating a Sustainable Integral Practice for Body, Mind, Shadow, and Spirit

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Getting Started with Integral Practice - Creating Sustainable Habits to transform body mind shadow and spirit

Episode 23: getting started creating a sustainable integral practice for body, mind, shadow, and spirit To change our habits, we have to interrupt our patterns. To build new habits, we need new, healthy patterns. In recovery, nothing matters more. For the recovering addict, an inpatient treatment program or wilderness program breaks us out of our […]

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Jul 14

Episode 21: Understanding Enneagram Types Part 3 – The Challenger, The Peacemaker, Introversion, Extroversion, and the Highly Sensitive Person

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Episode 21: Understanding Enneagram Types part 3 – The Challenger, The Peacemaker Introversion, Extroversion, and the Highly Sensitive Person Why study typology? What do Enneagram types have to do with recovery from addiction? The richness of the Enneagram helps us understand our strengths and challenges. It provides a window into the behavior of our partners, […]

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