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Stay In The Moment

We all too often subscribe to thoughts, feelings and images in our heads (which usually pertain to the past and future) instead of the reality in the moment. A good example would be fostering a resentment against someone and permitting this to create much discontentment and grief. Instead of subscribing to these thoughts, feelings and…

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Drug Alcohol Addiction Early Recovery In Philadelphia

Too often, we are carrying negative perceptions, experiences and people in our minds in early recovery from drug and alcohol addiction and in our daily lives. It is “normal” to have a restless mind, but we can change that with a heightened sense of merely “what comes into view” without judgement and labeling. When we…

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Carrying Past Is Dangerous Venture In Recovery

Carrying the past in our minds is a dangerous venture in recovery. Once there were two monks walking towards their monastery during a monsoon rainstorm. On the way, they met a woman who was nicely dressed for a party and needed to cross a road, which had become a small river. The one monk offered…