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 …

TAA093 How Meditation Changed My Brain

How Meditation changed my Brain Check out Erin’s Retreat: thrivingafteraddiction.com/retreats Enhanced Flexibility: From a scientific standpoint, I think the breathing healed my nervous system in a big way. From a spiritual perspective I believe I purged some major sankaras that had been weighing me down for years and causing much pain below the surface. I feel like my brain is …

TAA092B Erin’s Retreat on Anna Maria Island

Erin’s Retreat on Anna Maria Island! Retreats Join Erin from May 7th-10, May 10th-13th, or stay the whole week, May 7th-13th. This retreat includes group life coaching, Yamas and Niyamas studies, Yoga 2xs a day, a reiki level I certification, vibrational gong healing, an onsight private chef, lux accomodations, and more! Click the link or reach out to Erin@ErinCoach.com for …

TAA092 Vipassana Part 1

This Episode Erin talks about her experience at and after a 10 days silent vipassana retreat. We mediated 12 hours a day. We witness ourselves without trying to change anything. The practice involves accepting what is and allowing. My mantra through the difficult parts was to Accept and Allow. It was the hardest thing I have ever done. I sat …

TAA091 Releasing your past identity

I don’t know about you, but I definitely had an identity when I used to drink and take pills all the time. This is tough girl. I was indestructible. I used to run into mosh pits purposely to get hit in the face by big burly men. I remember my mother crying one morning seeing me and my disfigured face …

TAA090 Is your “I can’t” actually “I won’t”

Blame equals the loss of your freedom and it’s always a choice By taking accountability we take back our power Circumstances are neutral, it’s our judgements and opinions that make them good or bad Negativity comes from the smallest part of ourselves Greatness is a courage to overcome obstacles in the face of fear Always be open to questioning your …

TAA089 What bulimia taught me about addiction

What bulimia taught me about addiction Both are caused by unaddressed pain on the inside. You can’t stop eating and you use food as a coping mechanism. You purge from the guilt but also because it numbs you further. I used to combine bulimia with pills and alcohol to numb out as much as I could. You need to repair …