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Alcoholism is said to be the disease that tells you that you haven't got it!

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Buddha taught 84,000 lessons - 

the definition of insanity by a madman, applications, ramifications, remedy, and prevention of insanity.

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Insanity Explained By A Madman

Looking for God and musings on spirituality, comparing it to quantum mechanics or miracles, déjà vu, and love. Spirituality is fascinating.

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Utterly Lost And Desperately Looking For God?

Step 1 of alcoholic anonymous program and renunciation invoke a spiritual beginning. Step 11 secures it.

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Buddha and the 12-Steps of Alcoholic Recovery

“Letting go of external factors and focusing on the power of our minds is key to finding happiness and inner peace. This includes breaking habits, choosing happiness over being right, breaking away from limiting hierarchies, letting go of pain-causing elements, embracing a positive self-image, and letting go of our ego. Embrace new beginnings for a happier and more fulfilling life.”

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The Pursuit of Happiness and Letting Go

An alcoholic walked out of a bar...

GenesisIn the beginning, I had a taste for alcohol, even though I didn't have access to it very

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Are You As Alcoholic As Me?

Insanity DefinitionInsanity refers to the condition of being seriously mentally ill, such that a person is incapable of

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Insanity Explained By A Madman

Renunciation ​How removed is the Buddhist concept of non-attachment/renunciation ​and abstinence from alcohol? Not too much, I say.

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Buddha and the 12-Steps of Alcoholic Recovery

Alcoholics AnonymousI would like to offer a perspective on the complex issue of alcoholism. The definition of alcoholism

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An Easy Alcoholism Definition – No Such Thing!

Growing up is optional


There are three insightful books that have made a difference to my thinking and state of happiness. I am pleased to say that after a lifetime of addictions and medication, I am currently drug free.

Mental Health and Baby Boomers – Some Reading

Tells the story of a Buddhist man’s struggle with alcoholism and how they overcame it to live a happy, sober life.

Are You As Alcoholic As Me?

the definition of insanity by a madman, applications, ramifications, remedy, and prevention of insanity.

Insanity Explained By A Madman

Looking for God and musings on spirituality, comparing it to quantum mechanics or miracles, déjà vu, and love. Spirituality is fascinating.

Utterly Lost And Desperately Looking For God?

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