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Stanton Peele and Tom Horvath Smart Webinar

Stanton Peele emailed me this to put on the blog. It is a live webinar with Tom Horvath and Stanton which may interest many of you. Stanton recently wrote a pice for this blog about Mindfulness https://www.recoveringfromrecovery.com/your-addiction-primer-on-mindfulness-and-loving-kindness/ Talking about Addiction for Kids...

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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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AA Saved my Life – now I’ve lost my faith

AA piece in the Observer The piece is now online http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/nov/29/alcoholics-anonymous-saved-my-life-but-i-lost-my-faithRegular readers of the site will know that I have a lot of time for the site https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com and that I have done a few podcasts with Jon who writes it, over the past...

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13 stepping in AA mentioned by The Guardian

13 stepping in AA mentioned by The Guardian Newspaper. It is always good to see some progressive piece written about the reality of recovering from addiction and alcoholism in the press. People are realising there is more to recovery than...

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Powerless no Longer. Review of Pete Soderman Book.

Powerless no Longer. Review of Pete Soderman Book. I felt this book by Pete Soderman was really good and would help most people who are looking to beat addiction or alcoholism. It is well laid out and has lots of...

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Smart Recovery Handbook

This is another book that I read ages ago but have only just managed to put on the site. I feel that this is a very important book for people in recovery and is really well written. The Smart...

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Success with Smart Recovery by other people.

Success with Smart Recovery by other people. I am always happy when I get to read stories about people who have turned their life around after dealing with the difficulties they face. Beating serious alcoholism is tough, especially if you...

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Smart Recovery overview

Smart Recovery overview There are quite a few groups that help people recover from alcoholism and addiction, in existence and I will attempt to highlight them again in the near future as we are in the run up to the...

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Stick with the winners.

Stick with the winners and avoid the losers! In alcoholism recovery groups like AA When there is a post on a site such as "the Fix" which offers a view on AA, either for or against, you will always get...

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Why SMART Recovery Is an Increasingly Important Alternative to AA

Why SMART Recovery Is an Increasingly Important Alternative to AA http://www.substance.com/why-smart-recovery-is-an-increasingly-important-alternative-to-aa/8223/Above is a great link to a piece about Smart Recovery and why it is an important alternative to AA.  Smart is much more modern that AA and offers real...

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