Celebrating 4 Years Smoke Free on Mount Rainer

I recently attempted to summit Mount Rainier in Washington State. I didn’t make it to the 14,500 summit but I did climb to 11,200. I plan to get some experience this winter climbing on ice and will give Rainier another go in 2018. Totally beautiful mountain. Hope you enjoy …

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CrossFit for addiction recovery

Tim Mustion climbing a ropeTim Mustion of Boca Raton, Florida and the CrossFit gym, CrossFit HYPE shares with us his recovery/exercise experiences. After years of mixing drugs and alcohol with CrossFit, I got sober in September 2015 and worked the Twelve Steps. I soon found out that getting involved in the community, being held accountable, and helping others both inside the CrossFit gym and in AA meetings has strengthened my recovery ten-fold and has allowed me to do things I never thought possible. CrossFit and recovery go hand in hand, healing the mind, body, and spirit.

Exercise and Addiction Recovery

“Exercise is a Working Version of the Twelve Steps.” That’s a quote from Samantha S. of ROCovery Fitness in Rochester, New York. Check out this interview and what Samantha has to say about the role of exercise and nutrition, often called outside issues, to success in working the Twelve Steps.

Exercise and Nutrition for Twelve Steps of Recovery: 40,000 Facebook Likes

Thanks for helping us get to 40,000 Likes! A shout out to all our friends on Facebook for helping us message the importance of exercise and nutrition as part of a Twelve Step approach to Recovery. And thanks to ROCovery sober community center for letting us film with you!

Meditation, Chanting and Buddhist Practice for Addiction Recovery

We look at how Buddhism can benefit people in recovery. We are joined by Llama Tsultrim Yeshe of the KTD Monastery based in Woodstock, NY. In this segment, we look at role of meditation and chanting in Buddhist spirituality to tame our minds, manage the “Monkey Mind.” FMI check out the KTD Monastery website.

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Buddhist Tools to Overcome Trauma

We are joined by Llama Tsultrim Yeshe of the KTD Monastery based in Woodstock, NY, to discuss how Buddhism can benefit people in recovery. In this segment, we look at Buddhist tools to overcome trauma. For more information, check out the KTD Monastery website.

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Buddhist Teachings and Twelve Steps of Recovery

Learn how Buddhism can benefit people in recovery. With Llama Tsultrim Yeshe of the KTD Monastery, we look at how to integrate Buddhism into your twelve step practice and learn to love yourself. FMI check out the KTD Monastery website.

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Dharma and Addiction Recovery

We discuss, with Llama Tsultrim Yeshe of the KTD Monastery, the inter-relationship among the Dharma, the spiritual teachings of Buddhism and Addiction Recovery. Learn about inherent goodness or Buddha Nature. And check out the KTD Monastery website.

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Buddhism, Addiction Recovery and Forgiveness

Part two interview with Llama Tsultrim Yeshe of the KTD Monastery, in Woodstock, NY. Meet the Llama and and see below for series on the inter-relationship between Buddhism and the twelve steps of recovery. He discusses meditation not medication and forgiving yourself. For more information, check out the KTD Monastery website.

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