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Being a “Beginner”

Friday, February 10, 2017,
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Being a beginner at anything can be scary. But, as we go through life’s trials, willingness to be a beginner often turns out to be the ultimate expression of courage.  The old scary becomes the new fun.  The old impossible becomes the new possible.  


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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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HerbK: Personal transformation around the world through 12-Step workshops

Tuesday, September 13, 2016,
Author: Herb Kaighan
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Herbert Kaighan, a 12-Step enthusiast and RecoveryView.com contributor, has been activating the spirit of recovery in people since the 1980s. His workshops have gone international and for over 20 years. He has enjoyed seeing progress with recovering alcoholics, drug addicts and people struggling with many other addictions, from a variety of countries.

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The GRATITUDE Challenge

Monday, September 12, 2016,
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Springtime is always remnant of a fresh bud, ready to bloom. It is traditionally a time of Renewal and Reflection. We all start the year off with a clean slate and fill our lives with optimism, hope, dreams and aspiration. With Spring we are ready to bloom.

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FOUR IDEAS TO HELP YOU DISCOVER THE ARTIST WITHIN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Saturday, December 19, 2015,
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FOUR IDEAS TO HELP YOU DISCOVER THE ARTIST WITHIN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Have you neglected the artist within over the course of the year? Are you a new to artistic expression? Well, this holiday season may be the perfect time to engage in some artistic hobbies and endeavors. Whether you’re a brilliant writer, shower singer, or closet painter, arts and crafts may be the cure to your holiday blues. It is also a way to be more mindful of your inner experience.

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A Look at Happy Sobriety

Sunday, January 11, 2015,
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Happiness is a state of well-being, contentment, joy, bliss, satisfaction and delight, as we are told by Merriam-Webster.

Well, that is completely out of the question when most of us think we will never laugh again. We have used up all the laughter and fun with our drinking and drugging. And, now that thats over, what's left for us is going to be a slow march to the grave. How possibly can we ever have any fun or laughter without our friend the bottle? Our friend the spoon? Our friend the needle, pipe, and or glass? This must be the end.

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YOUR HIDDEN RICHES – UNLEASHING THE POWER OF RITUAL TO CREATE A LIFE OF MEANING

Monday, October 27, 2014,
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Rituals provide a way to connect with the emergent truths contained in powerful narratives.  Historically, mythical stories founded - and simultaneously reflected - the crux of community belief systems.    The communities then employed rituals to connect with those stories (and the power contained within) through reenactment of important narrative events.

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Healing Circuit

Saturday, August 30, 2014,
Author: Herb Kaighan
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If there is a Reality we call God, by definition It is Everything:

 

·         It cannot become something;

·         It does not need anything;

·         It exists unconditionally.

Anything that is, comes from this Everything – Source overflowing Itself – an act of giving without expectation. We call that Love.

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