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Liberation

Change your tune, change your life

NEW BODY EXPERIENCE: Storing new memory into the right side of my body. As usual, I escaped the full fury of the heatwave by working out and going to the grocery store early in the morning. Whilst loading my groceries into my gas guzzler I was softly singing my new mantra ‘new body experience’ under…

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Liberation

Your Body Is Your Brand

Experience an exalted state of being at the beach with a yoga body Walking on the beach and practicing my yoga this morning was like experiencing an exalted state of being. Vibrating in sync with the universe where everything is possible. Cooling in the blue Pacific with yoga all around. Butterfly Brand The body is…

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Liberation

Initial Bodily Reaction–Warm Gushing Love or Hot Stinging Hate?

In the moment of mobilization will you expand into higher consciousness or contract into survival mode? The Body IS The Mind #3: STRESS OR REST? In the moment of mobilization does your embodied response lead to a story of contraction and disconnect or expansion and connection? Fight or Flight? No response is better than another.…

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Am I in equilibrium or adaption to ancient childhood trauma?

My Entire Life Has Been One Great Big Traumatic Adaptation to Adverse Childhood Experiences Even my positive adaptations like writing this post is an adaptation to escape into a world where I am safe and in total control. When I was a child I learned how to seek safety in books and libraries. Now I…

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Health

Reprocessing the Autonomic Nervous System

THE MOMENT OF CHANGE: Awareness of Neuroception It is possible to develop a deeper and deeper awareness of our automatic nervous system. Do this by remembering a time when you were startled by someone or something. Maybe you heard a car backfire. See if you can identify the moment when you felt the change in…

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New Primetime A.A. Meeting Coming Soon: VIOLENT EMOTIONAL TWISTS

Regular Primetime AA No Longer Works For Me. Something new is coming to the best AA in LA because the current crop of Primetime AA Meetings no longer excite me like Primetime did when I got sober there in 2004. Primetime AA no longer appeals to me so I am starting my own “Violent Emotional…

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Education

EGO

Super-ego fears its own annihilation in bowing to higher power. BOOK REVIEW: In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts, Close Encounters with Addiction, by Gabor Mate, M.D.:   When people refer to the ego, oftentimes they really mean the super-ego. Even Dr. Mate uses ego the same way Freud used super-ego. Dr. Mate writes that, “Resistance to…

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HIGHER CONSCIOUSNESS

The higher power concept need not be concerned with a deity. BOOK REVIEW: In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts, Close Encounters with Addiction, by Gabor Mate, M.D.:  This post is a verbatim condensation of Chapter 34 – Addiction and the Spiritual Quest. Dr. Mate believes that “For many people, the higher power concept need not…