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The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast

Dec 31, 2023

The Joy of Living: Don't Miss the Bliss
The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Episode 112
How do we connect with the joy of living, even when it's not so easy? Discussion of Dharma in recovery from addictions on this week's show. OK, we do that every week!



Dec 10, 2023

Suffering as Compassion, Humility as Medicine: How to Overcome Arrogance
The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Episode 111

from Dodrupchen Jigme Tenpe Nyima,

"Dropping the Attitude of Being Entirely Unwilling to Suffer
Think about all the depression, anxiety and irritation we put ourselves through by always seeing suffering as...

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...