Go outside if you’re able, breathe the airthere are trees for huggingdon’t be embarrassedit’s your friend, it’s your mother,...
わたしのチイサナココロ is a short documentary following the steps of one woman’s journey along the...
Artist Gao Youjun, who goes by Tango, has created a brilliant set of drawings for your viewing pleasure. If...
One of the most useful experiences I have had in Recovery has come as a result of me sitting down with a group of like-minded individuals, and studying the literature. The Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book was given its name not due to the physical size of the book, but... Read more
The minority leader in the New York State Assembly, Brian Kolb, published an op-ed on Christmas Eve urging New Yorkers to not drink and drive during the holidays. On December 26, Kolb tweeted “There is no excuse for driving impaired this holiday season.” Kolb, a huge advocate to stiff... Read more
One of the biggest lies people in recovery unconsciously lather themselves up with is the notion that the more time you have sober the less chance you have to relapsing. This is also usually paired with the belief that an old timer is more spiritually fit than someone with... Read more
One of the most difficult challenges I’ve faced over the years is fighting that intense distortion of thought that tells me I have arrived. I have reached the pinnacle of knowledge and wisdom in AA, and all the words that fall from my lips need to be etched in... Read more
If you were predestined to only ever to be a worker amongst workers, could you find contentment with life? What would it feel like to find out today that none of your deepest grandiose dreams and desires would never come true? No matter how hard you strived to game... Read more
One of the biggest weaknesses of Alcoholics Anonymous(AA) is that mental health isn’t covered in more depth. Millions of people suffering from addiction, too suffer from untreated mental health issues which originally lead them to their addiction/alcoholism. Their consumption coping strategy was often their only way to making life... Read more
Over the years I have heard people sling the term ‘generational curse’ around while speaking on the subject of strife and struggle. “The Smiths have been fighting this ugly generational curse for as long as I can remember”, is a typical phrase that comes to mind in my case.... Read more
Over the last couple of weeks I have been on my own truth seeking mission. A short while ago it was ‘suggested’ that an annual inventory might be a good gift to offer myself as I approached another year of sobriety. For those of you in the in, we... Read more
Fear…This short word somehow touches about every aspect of our lives. It was an evil and corroding thread; the fabric of our existence was shot through with it. It set in motion trains of circumstances which brought us misfortune we felt we didn’t deserve. -Big Book p.67 There are... Read more
Taking on the responsibility as a guiding force in someone’s life is not to be taking lightly. As a sponsor you act as a bridge that will help connect newcomers to a beautiful new way of life. When done well, you will leave an indelible mark on that individual’s... Read more