Saturday, January 28, 2023

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.

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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...
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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....
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WHAM! USING WHOLE HEALTH ACTION MANAGEMENT TO ADDRESS MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE CONCERNS

Over 60 years ago, Dr. Brock Chisholm, a psychiatrist and the first Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) said “Without mental health there can be no true physical health.” It’s...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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TOXIC SHAME: THE TRUE SOUL SICKNESS OF ADDICTION

Shame is a complex emotional state which can be difficult to define and understand. Many think of shame as similar to guilt but they are inherently different emotions. A very simple...
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Trauma Nation

We don’t have to look far to notice the amount of negativity that surrounds us on a daily and consistent basis. Any one of us over the age of ten can...

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