Thursday, September 16, 2021

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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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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Alcoholism, Anxiety, And Yoga- Neurobiologic Benefits

In May 2007 Boston University School of Medicine published an article in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine saying they had MRI imaging showing as few as one yoga session...
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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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The ABCs Of Recovery

In this industry everyone is always looking for the next best thing, the easy fix, the quick fix, new medication, holistic approaches, vitamins and therapies- those are all well and good,...
Drug Treatment And The Evolution Of The Soul

Drug Treatment And The Evolution Of The Soul

You are not who you think you are. Most of us identify with our ego, the self that is attached to everything around us. The self that takes offense to others...
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Hope – The Bridge Between Surrender And Faith

Step 2: “Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves can restore us to sanity.” *************** I had been given many wake-up calls that it was time to surrender and seek help...
Freedom From Addiction

Freedom From Addiction

Over the past 10 years, I have been asked on numerous occasions, “Can I ever be free of my addiction?” “Will I ever be cured?” “Is battling addiction a lifelong problem?”...
Healing Addiction and Trauma: String Theory, Alchemy, And Hypnosis

Healing Addiction and Trauma: String Theory, Alchemy, And Hypnosis

Emotions are the driving force behind human thoughts, actions and behaviors. In my experience with treating trauma in the addiction field, I’ve found a clear misperception of current emotions as a...

Dear Readers

Dear Readers, Hi. My name is Penny. I’m an addict and I am 59 years old...I’ve been married for almost 30 years. I have an extraordinary husband and three amazing adult children...
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‘TIS THE SEASON

Like so many others, I’m looking forward to spending time with friends and family over the holidays while giving praise to my higher power. There is nothing in this world that...

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