Dec 2, 2023
It's well understood in the recovery community that an attitude of gratitude isa potent antidote to much of what ails us addicts in recovery. We all know how to make our gratitude lists. But how do Buddhists in Recovery use the Dharma (teachings) to further explore the medicine of true appreciation? Tune in, we'll get...
Nov 18, 2023
The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Episode 109
We're often told that what happens may be out of our control, but
how we respond is up to us. That's easy for regulated people to say.
For those who suffer with CPTSD and other problems due to ACEs have
more work to do to get to the level where we can "pause when agitated,"
Nov 10, 2023
What is the nature of our relationship to psychedelics? As people in recovery, we've probably abused them at one time or another. Some people have taken mass overdoses and lost total control. So why would anyone in recovery consider the use, medicinal or otherwise, of something that seems pretty risky?
It's OK. You can...
Nov 4, 2023
Surrender to the Now: Get Grounded in Recovery
The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Episode 107
The famous now is where we want to be. But wanting gets us
nowhere. The root of suffering, said Buddha,
is attachment. To free ourselves, we must cut it out at the root. The root lies in our very desire to be somewhere, anywhere,...
Oct 29, 2023
Life on Life's Terms: Acceptance in Recovery
The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Episode 106
"And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. When I
am disturbed, it is because I find some
person, place, thing, or situation – some face of my life – unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity
until I accept that...