Your Addiction Primer on Mindfulness and Loving Kindness By Stanton Peele

I'm really happy that Stanton Peele has written a piece for my site about Loving Kindness. Stanton Peele's books have really helped me, including his newest one (with Ilse Thompson, whose work I also know and respect), Recover! An Empowering...

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Lifton’s Eight Criteria of Thought Reform and AA.

Does AA use thought control and fit the Lifton’s Eight Criteria of Thought Reform. On the latest podcast that I have done with Jon Stewart who blogs at https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com we discuss the idea of thought control or thought reform, being...

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Videos on Alcoholism recovery worth watching

I'm An Alcoholic: My Name Is... Here are a couple of things that I have watched this week. The first was on Channel 5 in the Uk and was called  I'm An Alcoholic: My Name Is….  You can watch the...

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Inside Alcoholics Anonymous: Can a Non-Existent God Really Cure Alcoholism? with Jon Stewart

I have often mentioned the talks that my friend Jon Stewart does about the effectiveness of AA, and why Alcoholics Anonymous seems to help some people, but probably not for the reasons that many in AA will claim. Jon was...

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Podcast and post for people giving up Alcohol for New Year

Happy New year 2016. I thought I would add something to the site for those who are still struggling with Alcoholism and who are trying to stop drinking alcohol. It is New Years Day, and many attempt to make stopping...

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