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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Some other good Podcasts

Podcast on Radiolab I just thought I would mention a coupe of podcasts by other people that I feel are worth listening to. The first is called The Fix and is on Radiolab. They describe the podcast as:This episode we...

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Lookback on the year in Alcoholism Recovery Blogging

Podcast I decided to do a podcast to look at the good and bad things that I have covered on the blog and talk to Jon Stewart about what he has been up to. Generally I feel that it has...

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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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Podcast Discussion about TSM and Blogging.

My Latest Alcoholism Recovery Podcast Here is another podcast done over Skype, for my site www.alcoholism-recovery-radio.com which features Gary who was also part of the Podcast about "The Sinclair Method" with Dr Roy Eskapa. Gary was the person who introduced me to...

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Discussion on step 10,11 and 12 of 12 step programs

This is the latest podcast featuring myself and Jon who runs his own blog at https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com which is well worth a look.The steps do vary slightly depending on what 12 step group you go to but the ones I read...

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Step 8 and 9 of AA Discussion

Here is the latest podcast from myself and Jon who writes his own blog at https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com . In this episode we are discussing step 8 and step 9 of AA which are about making amends to people we have harmed.Step 8 "Made...

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