Month: March 2019

the recovery table – an interview with recovery coach, mary davis (conducted by bonnie wood)

Mary is a recovery coach with a private practice in Asheville, NC. She is presently working towards her certification as a substance abuse counselor, facilitating DWI groups for Second Spring Counseling, and offering life skill classes to local sober homes, including Oasis Recovery, in order to help clients transition back into society after treatment. We …

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Three Different Avenues Of Support: Php, Iop, And Extended Care Sober Living

With the rise of addiction and alcoholism across the globe and the precarious nature of new found sobriety, it is apparent that one cannot have too much support in this endeavor. And yet many factors affect an individual’s commitment to various levels of care: the amount of freedom to follow opportunities that arise, how much …

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The Power Of Breath

“Within many archaic languages, including Andean Quechua, Amazonian Quechua, Tibetan, Aramaic, Latin, Greek, Hawaiian and others, the word for “breath” is the same word that is used to describe life, spirit, and soul.” Breath. That life-giving force of consistent support; the flow that cannot be stopped, until our physical death; The ebb of filling and …

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Somatic Awareness – 5 Activities To Enhance Somatic Awareness

Somatic awareness is the acute attention to physiological sensations that alert us to impending discomfort, whether that be in our bodies, minds, or environment. It is a sensitivity to internal sensations that can be honed for heightened guidance in life, about when to take action, when to pause, who to surround ourselves with, etc. Many …

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