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Better Sex Through Sober Dating—Yes You Can!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017,
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Sometimes life is full of surprises, good ones.A few weeks ago,I had a wonderful surprise.A writer for Glamour.com contacted me about an article she was working on—sober dating.Glamour interested in sober dating!I was thrilled but not surprised that the concerns of women in recovery were being discovered by mainstream women’s media.You and I always knew it was only a matter of time, and that time has come!

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The “Wonky Side” of Energy

Wednesday, April 19, 2017,
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Do you ever wonder if the energy of others (and even people you don't know) could affect you? Let me tell you, the simple answer is yes, it can. I had that thought today after talking with a coach of mine about the shift in my mindset between last week and this week. The shift felt almost as if a cloud of something rolled through me and hit me hard.

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Celebrating Full Recovery from Addiction PART 1: An Interview with Mindfulness...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017,
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In Part One of this interview through New Harbinger Publications, Scott Kiloby shares his personal journey of addiction, recovery and spiritual awakening.

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Stepping into your Personal Power

Wednesday, April 19, 2017,
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A challenge to stepping into your personal power, manifesting your destiny, your mission and purpose in this lifetime, is the tendency many people have to give away their power. To say yes when they mean no. Essentially, having no boundaries. Not only is this destructive in relationships, but it wastes vital life force and energy to manifest your own destiny. The lesson is to develop confidence and courage in your decisions and values instead of remaining in hiding and giving away your personal power.

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Recovery and Self Care for Women on the Front Lines

Wednesday, April 19, 2017,
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Two years ago, I was blessed with the opportunity to work with the most giving, loving, self-less women I have ever met at a women’s residential treatment facility. They taught me the importance of time.

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Does It Make Your Heart Sing?

Saturday, February 25, 2017,
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Does It Make Your Heart Sing?

Does it make my heart sing, has been my guiding mantra for most of my life. It’s been that call to remember that what my heart wants is more important than what my head might say.

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How Does the Program Really Work?

Friday, February 24, 2017,
Author: Herb Kaighan
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My previous article was “When Did Meetings Become the Program?” This article addresses my understanding and experience of how the program of recovery works.                                                                                                                         

Based on my 31 years of experience, there are many wonderful and helpful components to support the initial approach to recovery in AA:

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Christmas Holiday, Forgiveness and Resiliency

Saturday, December 10, 2016,
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I neared the last day of November. The dark sky loomed at 7:00am and the rain pounded on my window, yet, in my Spirit, I heard the voice of God so clearly saying, “Share your own story of the Christmas Holiday, they want real life information.”

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Staying Sober Through the Holidays

Thursday, December 8, 2016,
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The Holidays are always a tough time of year for anyone who suffers from any addiction: process addictions, substance abuse, and alcoholism. It’s a time where memories, feelings, and emotions are intensified. There are many triggers that lead individuals who have been in recovery from addiction for different periods of time to relapse.


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Joy Hacking and the Future of Happiness

Tuesday, September 13, 2016,
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I popped the pink pill into my mouth and waited for the expected feelings of ecstasy.  No, the pill wasn't the drug XTC, but rather a legal and safe alternative.

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