Control

Control is such a demand of the ego. I want something and if I don’t get it I’m going to be sad or mad. Anything created by the ego is an illusion. It’s a choice if you want to get out of it or stay in the clenching and stuckness it brings.  Control is the ego’s last ditch effort to stay within the …

TAA102 Control

Control Erin’s book comes out June 1st! Be sure to get on her mailing list by subscribing to the newsletter: www.thrivingafteraddiction.com/free-gift Control is such a demand of the ego. I want something and if I don’t get it I’m going to be sad or mad. Control was a the the root of my eating disorder nd my addictions. I wanted …

Freedom

  Freedom! Being able to back away from any situation and recognize if it’s true or not. Not being sucked in as often to illusion and if I am, not staying there as long.  It’s challenging to navigate your belief systems. There’s comfort in staying with them and sometimes a sadness that comes from leaving them, which ultimately leads to …

TAA101 Freedom

Freedom       Being able to back away from any situation and recognize if it’s true or not.       Not being sucked in as often to illusion and if I am, not staying there as long.        It’s challenging to navigate your belief systems. There’s comfort in staying with them and sometimes a sadness that …

TAA100 Speaking Up: Speaking Your Truth

Speaking your truth. The practice of Tantra and energy Speaking your truth so freeing. When I first came to Yoga the first two Ethics of yoga are non-harm, and truthfulness. I worked on this first two steps so hard for years, and they are still the baseline of when I return to. I recently had an experience with friends where …

TAA099 Healing The Past

Healing the Past 2 spots left in Erin’s retreat! Www.thrivingafteraddiction.com/retreats Until the wounds of past are healed, we are going to have a hard time having a balanced and loving relationship with ourself and others. Sometimes we blame still and there can be good reason for that. Sometimes the past seems so traumatic and painful, we fear we will sink …

TAA098 Patience and Consistency

Patience and Consistency 2 spots left in Erin’s retreat! Www.thrivingafteraddiction.com/retreats Free live streaming on the Thriving After Addiction Facebook page of my Sunday Beach Yoga classes and dharma talks Patience in the process of transformation When we lack patience we miss out on the present Cultivating patience for ourselves, others, our relationships with other, how our work evolves. Owning multiple …

TAA097 Releasing Control

Releasing Control 3 spaces left for Erin’s retreat! Www.thrvingafteraddiction.com/retreats The path of recovery so different than what we think it should be I wanted to lay out the steps, I wanted to follow each one as it should be and that the particular order I decided was best. I wanted to control it, but that’s what got me into trouble …

TAA096 Feeling Stuck

Feeling stuck www.thrivingafteraddiction.com/retreats Three spots left for the retreat! Stuck is Stagnant energy which equals pain. Notice the breath it’s probably shallow You get second thoughts, we get stuck in movement patterns, we get stuck in the repetition. We get stuck because at some point we took the mindfulness out of the pattern. The state can block us from learning …

TAA095 Loneliness

Loneliness I’ve been dealing with way less anxiety The anxiety was hiding something though Loneliness Deep pit of sadness I feel Incomplete  sometimes Unless I meditate Accept and allow I make it ok. I have been reaching out to friends more.  I’m still figuring out if this is good or a distraction.  Loneliness was the way I felt when I …