HS&FA Summary Mindmap

Pat Flynn says in his outstanding book, ‘Will It Fly’, to write 400-500 words on what HS&FA podcast is about. At first, I thought this is silly because the podcast is about alcoholism recovery done through the lens of a Buddhist. That’s what everything at Dharmaholic is about. The podcast is just another delivery medium. […]

How I Overcame Addiction – You Will Too

I drank alcoholically for 30 years and now I don’t. In the beginning, I was a guts for alcohol even though I didn’t get my hands on it very often. I was about 13. Weddings were good, because a.) it was okay to let the kids have one or two sips…it’s funny even! And b.) […]

Your Parents Made You And You’re An Alcoholic

There’s no question that our behavior, thinking, and emotions are both hardwired within us and influenced by our environment. From alcoholism to masturbation addiction and everything known to man, the mind and it’s development in childhood still holds a lot of answers to our physical and emotional p

5 Tremendous Benefits of Gratitude

Gratitude for a miracle seems a fait accompli. I came home from a morning walk (actually, I went to the furthest Cafe in town!) and along the way, I took these photographs. I was so filled with gratitude for:- Being sober Realising how lucky I am Having great beauty around me Living in an age […]

12 Steps of Recovery in The 21st Century

In The Beginning A.A. had its beginnings in 1935 at Akron, Ohio, as the outcome of a meeting between Bill Wilson, a New York stockbroker, and Dr. Bob Smith, an Akron surgeon. Both had been hopeless alcoholics. Prior to that time, Bill and Dr Bob had each been in contact with the Oxford Group, a […]

4 Ways Karma Can Heal Your Fuckupedness

“Is Fate getting what you deserve, or deserving what you get?” – Jodi Picoult Angry Some? Existential angst can be avoided if you take a pragmatic worldview. We all hate when things go wrong, don’t go as planned, or suddenly turn to shit. Tell me about it – I drank for 30 years thinking that […]