Saturday, October 24, 2020

Spiritual

Spirituality is what you believe in. Whether its 12 steps, smart recovery or yoga on a beach, The Sober World can help you learn about it.

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

John Donne’s (1572-1631) quotation, “No Man is an island,” appeared in Devotions upon emergent occasions and seuerall steps in my sicknes - Meditation XVII, 1624. That verbally ponderous, yet sage, reference...
ADDICTION – THE 3 FRONTAL ATTACK

ADDICTION – THE 3 FRONTAL ATTACK

Addiction is a 3 frontal attack – Physical, Mental and Spiritual. Physical The physical attack is the craving that follows the ingestion of the first drink, drug or pill. For most alcoholics and...
Developing-A-Positive-Life

Living Beyond: Developing A Positive Life

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.” ~ Walt Whitman Developing a positive attitude in the face of troubling and challenging times is a possibility....
Inspired By Fear

Inspired By Fear

How can this become a strong point? There were many times in my life when failure was comfortable and losing everything became second nature. How do you tell a person with...
Emotional Trauma

Emotional Trauma

There have been many articles written on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and trauma which involve symptoms associated with events such as rape, violence and murder, but rarely do we hear...
A Mindful Recovery

A Mindful Recovery

Robert completed inpatient treatment a few weeks ago. While there, he learned about addiction, explored some of the thoughts and feelings surrounding his substance use, and worked on improving a few...
As above...so below!

As Above… So Below!

Did you know that scientists believe there is a black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy? For those of you who don’t know, the Milky Way Galaxy is...
Living In The Moment: From Isolation To Spiritual Connectedness

Living In The Moment: From Isolation To Spiritual Connectedness

Through my years of working with people suffering from the disease of addiction, I have found a common experience expressed by most, namely, as the disease progressed, they became isolated not...
Choose To Be In The Light More Often!

Choose To Be In The Light More Often!

A child sat and watched as the big game took place, surrounded by all the adults he’d come to know. The excitement and intensity of the game took the child over...
Stress and Human Spirituality

Stress and Human Spirituality

Stress, it is said, is the “equal opportunity destroyer. Regardless of income, education, gender, race, or how dysfunctional your parents were when they raised you, stress knows no demographic boundaries. Stress...

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