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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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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...
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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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,...
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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...
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...
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?”...

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...
A STORY OF ADDICTION

MY JOURNEY FROM MOBSTER TO RABBI – A STORY OF ADDICTION, CRIME...

“Hi, my name is Mark Borovitz and I am an alcoholic in recovery with a pure soul.” I have been saying this for more than twenty-seven years, since my release from incarceration...
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REALIZING OUR JOURNEY

In our exploration of happiness, the topic of “the journey” unsurprisingly appears like an ever-present phantom. We hear it everywhere, namedropped in verse and song. “The journey” subtly emerges in everyday...
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...

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