Drug Overdoses in Unfamiliar Places

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Drug overdose is an unfortunate reality when dealing with people who are struggling with addiction. Most people in recovery probably know someone close to them who has overdosed and died. Many people have also ended up in the hospital from an overdose of their own and been lucky enough to live through it. I have a good friend who I …

Kindness Towards my Body

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I woke up reaching for a bottle of club soda next to the bed. My lips were dry and swollen as I ran my tongue across them. With each movement my stomach and head seemed to ache more. The stale taste of alcohol lingered in my mouth. Clothes, shoes, and make-up littered my bedroom floor. Why did you do this …

Another Buddhist Atheist in Recovery

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This post was first published in December 2014 on our old site, The Easier Softer Way. We are reposting it here because of the amount of questions we receive about being an atheist in recovery, hoping that it is of use to someone! I’ve recently been asked several times about my atheistic beliefs and my recovery… Twelve-Step programs seem to …

Compassionate Amends

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Making amends is an important part of the twelve-step recovery process. As with many things I learned in the twelve-step rooms, the process of making amends is useful to people both in and out of recovery. For anyone who isn’t in twelve-step recovery, amends is a process by which we make amends for any harms we have caused. Amends means …

Finding Refuge

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One Mind Dharma is excited to be hosting this wonderful new guest post from our friend, Jeff. Visit Jeff at www.pavlostog.com. Being a natural born shit disturber I’m attracted to a bit of controversy and then I like to see if I can depower opposition by adding a potentially neutral element or perhaps a point of view yet unseen by …