Welcome home! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any difficulty logging in or using the site. New registrations must be manually approved which may take up to 48 hours. Can't log in? Try clearing your browser's cookies.
Alkie here; 9 years sober, but I still have lots of lesser addictions (cake, chocolate, running, and thoughts; probably more).
I don't identify as being a Buddhist; I don't think I need to; there'… ((more))
I did a course in Tibetan buddhism and they teach that concepts are 'truth concealers'; that a concept is never the 'thing'.
And it's true; my concept of what an alcoholic was, was some… ((more))
Because I run distance, I try - when things get hard - to practise radical acceptance.
"Hello pain, have you come to visit me again? Welcome!"
And I try to relax (best I can) into the pain, di… ((more))
Jim Rohm reckoned we become the average of the five people we spend the most time with. I believe that to be true in my experience. For example I'm a sober alcoholic because I spend time with other… ((more))