Mindfulness in Sobriety

Mindfulness in Sobriety

I work in an office building that has multiple tenants.  One of those tenants regularly does work for the federal government, and some of those projects require special clearance, including the frequently dramatized “top secret” clearance.  Among other precautions,...
Why Meditation Isn’t What You Think

Why Meditation Isn’t What You Think

As someone who was introduced to the Twelve Steps as a means of overcoming some extremely destructive behaviors, I have to admit that many of the concepts captured in those simple Twelve Steps were not – at first – principles and actions that would have naturally...

Finding balance: caring for self while helping others

I’ve heard the saying, “It’s a selfish program.” What does that mean exactly? Well I interpret that statement to mean, you must take care of yourself before you can help anyone else. Actually it’s one of the kindest decisions we can make, to care for...