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Jul 09

Hope at the End of the Tunnel

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Transcribed from iAwake’s weekly, free teleconference call on July 25, 2012. I was recently in the Bay Area to teach a class on Addiction Studies. When my class and I did our first meditation together, we sank into a very deep meditative state, one which we could all really feel. When you meditate in a […]

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Jul 09

Integral Recovery Survival Tips for the Holidays

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Put your practice first and your sobriety first.  Hanging out with family can often be very challenging, so make sure you have a plan of how you’re going to take care of yourself. I have found that if I ratchet up my meditation practice from 1 hour to 1.5 hours a day while visiting family, […]

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Jul 09

It’s a Beautiful, Beautiful World

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Yesterday I was driving through the mountains of Central Oregon—with a sick wife and incessantly trilling dog. My dog doesn’t whine, she trills. Finally, exasperatedly, I turned off the highway where there was a bridge crossing a creek, drove up an old, deserted road, pulled up, and found a trail leading into the woods. I […]

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