How Yoga Helps Me Stay Clean and Sober

How Yoga Helps Me Stay Clean and Sober

When I started practicing yoga in early recovery, I had a faint inclination that it was somehow going to be a huge support in helping my sobriety and staying clean & sober.  I had no idea how and I could not explain why.  But I knew something very special was...

Asteya: Non-Stealing

Asteya is a Yama and it means non-stealing.  Sounds easy right?  Pay for things when you go to stores and return things you borrow.  Asteya goes a lot deeper than that and it is something I continue to work on everyday.  Have you ever compared yourself to someone...
From Keg stands to Headstands

From Keg stands to Headstands

“Sit still. Be quiet. Calm down. Don’t think so much. You’re too loud. You’re too much of this, not enough of that. Relax.” Growing up, I heard things like this all the time. I felt like I was never okay just the way I was. I was always striving to be perfect in the...

5 Ways My Recovery Changed After Having A Baby

My recovery has always been fairly easy to maintain. Throughout the years I have been sober I have had many ups and downs. Throughout each change I have easily been able to add to and modify my relapse prevention tools as needed. This past September my life changed in...

Yoga Helps Me Stay Clean and Sober

When I first got clean and sober my mind was constantly busy and my body had excessive nervous energy.  It was difficult to concentrate or stay still.  There was a torrent of energy, emotions, and internal chaos.   Attending AA seemed to be helping and I was staying...