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Learning to Control Your Anger

Learning to Control Your Anger

Are you angry? What is the true meaning of anger? Anger is a human emotion that can manifest in many ways. For most, anger is a feeling of displeasure, annoyance, irritation, hostility, or antagonism. What are the characteristics of anger? Anger can manifest in...

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A Visit to All Points North and A Blue Ocean Approach

A Visit to All Points North and A Blue Ocean Approach

Last week I had the privilege of visiting APN Lodge, where I got a glimpse of their robust integrative approach to helping folks, plus a wide panorama of the depth and breadth their company. As Dr Philip Hemphill, Chief Financial Officer, shared, APN aims to have a...

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What Is Courageous Recovery

What Is Courageous Recovery

Courageous recovery is a term I have often used in the context of substance abuse, mental health, and facing life's trials and tribulations. It refers to the process of facing life’s obstacles and taking steps towards a healthier and more fulfilling life. The term...

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What Do Rizz, Peach Fuzz and Authenticity Have In Common?

What Do Rizz, Peach Fuzz and Authenticity Have In Common?

What are your three words for 2023. This morning I read Ben Killer as he shared what the 2023 words of the year are. Having been at one time an English Lit major I am always fascinated by words. Ben shares that “Merriam Webster named authenticity Word of the Year, and...

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Mastering Anger: A Journey Towards Personal Freedom​

Mastering Anger: A Journey Towards Personal Freedom​

Have you ever been so angry that you stomped your foot, hit your car horn, screamed at your loved ones, or walked around with a scowl, mad at the world? Yes, it's normal to feel angry, frustrated, and grumpy; after all, we are mere mortals. Yet, if anger takes over...

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Additional Resources

Mindfulness and the 12 Steps 
Therese Jacobs-Stewart

Mindfulness for Beginners
John Kabat Zinn PhD

Wherever You Go, There You Are
John Kabat Zinn PhD

The Road Less Traveled
Scott Peck

One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the 12 Steps
Kevin Griffin

Porn Nation
Michael Leahy

Generation on Hold
James Cote