Alumni Perspective: An Unshakeable Foundation for Life

by Charles M. (Punanai 2001)   “Life is difficult.” So begins “The Road Less Travelled,” a wisdom book about living well by Scott Peck. Talk about keeping it simple! We hear the same awareness time and again in the rooms of recovery: “Just...

Perspective: Buddhism – the spiritual path that fit

by Mike R. Some 10 years ago, I started to practice Buddhist meditation and study Buddhism in depth. With 14 years sobriety and having gone through the steps 14 times, I felt I needed to be able to look at myself through a different lens. For me, this was the...

Video: Step 11 Guided Meditation

[su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kM7AEOzjwA”] Meditating alone takes a lot of practice and discipline. Until you get to a place where you can do it comfortably, or during times when you’re struggling to maintain that discipline in...

Video: How Does Mindfulness Reduce Stress?

We think of the capacity of the mind and of attention like a flashlight that you can direct at will…and that capacity can be useful if your mind tends to move that flashlight in directions that aren’t that useful....