Category Archives for "The Journey of Integral Recovery Podcast"

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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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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integral recovery - habit formation, goal setting, recovery, discipline, and the way to mastery

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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