How to Stop Treating Life like Fight You Need to Win

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It seems so obvious to me now that most of my struggles in life have been completely unnecessary. I was like a delusional person sitting on an airplane, and frantically flapping his arms to keep the craft flying – these efforts are not only useless but they ruin the experience flying for everyone involved. In this video and podcast, I discuss how to stop treating life like a fight you need to win.

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Mindfulness, Autopilot, and Endless Thinking

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Even the most intelligent, witty, and likeable companion would become unbearable if I had to listen to them talk for a few hours. Yet, when it comes to the endless chatter coming from my brain this somehow manages to keep me hooked – even though it is often unintelligible, boring, and irritating. In this video and podcast, I discuss how mindfulness has helped me become less enthralled with this endless thinking.

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The Willingness to be Vulnerable in Sobriety

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I can only be loved to the extent that I’m willing to risk being hurt.

In this video, I discuss the need to become vulnerable in order to enjoy a sense of well-being and happiness. If I put up barriers, it may protect me from short-term pain, but it also prevents me from experiencing the real joy of life.

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Stop Drinking Alcohol to Become Rich and Famous

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In this video I discuss some of the amazing things you can get to enjoy if you walk away from alcohol abuse. The potential inside of you can help you achieve far more than you ever imagined, but it will not be possible for you to blossom unless you quit drinking. Press play to watch the video:

Successful Addiction Recovery is Not about Handouts

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In this video I discuss the importance of taking action to make things happen in recovery. If we sit back and wait for the universe to shower us with goodies, we could be in for a long wait. Press play to watch the video: