If you remember the famous Tina Turner song, you remember the refrain: “What’s love but a second hand emotion.” That
With a pending DWI and a nudge from the judge, I rushed into my 1st 12 step meeting – late.
There was a time when my recovery was confined to 12 step meetings in my own home group in my
What it used to be like, what happened and what it is like now is the traditional framework for sharing
I treasure my recovery. I love the calm and finding moments of serenity in each day. In early recovery I
I quit drinking, That was hard; it was imperative, it was time, I had hit bottom. It was still hard.
Slowly my need for alcohol diminished. I was no longer afraid of facing my emotions. When my life hit that
We’ve all heard it—from yoga teachers, from therapists, from ministers, from other holistic practitioners: “You’re in a safe place.” Many
From time to time I teach an eight week class at the Recovery Cafe San Jose called “Befriending Your Body”.
Recovery is a program of action. We are encouraged to “participate in our own recovery”, to work the twelve steps