Addiction is a Spiritual Dis-Ease, WOMEN in RECOVERY

Addiction is a spiritual disease. ... Because addiction is a direct assault against the Self, it is also a direct attack on the spirit or soul of the person suffering from the addiction. A person's spirit sustains life; addiction leads to spiritual death. One of most tragic conseqences of an addictive condition is the way it can destroy the heart and soul of a beautiful person. Whether the problem be drugs, alchohol, sex, gambling or work, the common pattern is that as the addictive … [Read more...]

With Action,You Reap ~ WOMEN in RECOVERY

TALK is CHEAP,THOUGHT is DEEP, yet with ACTION You REAP. Movement of any machine is not called as ‘karma’ because any work to be called as ‘karma’ must be done by a living being. Involuntary movements of millions of our body cells resulting in the functions such as blood circulation, food digestion, breathing etc are not called as ‘karmas’ because of the absence of ‘active I consciousness’. Lord Krishna says in Gita – “Every action of a man is caused by five factors, namely the … [Read more...]

Are you feeling ‘stuck and powerless’? – WOMEN in RECOVERY

How many times have you felt stuck in your recovery or in other areas of your life? Have you ever felt powerless against your eating disorder or powerless in areas of your life making you want your eating disorder even more? These two states of being are extremely powerful forces in one’s recovery, and in life as a whole. You can either allow them to debilitate you, or help move you to a better place. In the past month or so, I have felt these two states of being particularly powerfully, … [Read more...]

DIVORCE, Rising, Surviving and Thriving – WOMEN in RECOVERY

DIVORCE - Rising, Surviving and Thriving People going through divorce often focus on the endings it represents – the ending of a relationship, a dream, a way of life. To thrive after divorce requires you to look at divorce as a beginning – the beginning of a new life, of new possibilities for loving relationship, of a sense of self-empowerment and awareness you may have never have experienced before. One small suggestion for all of us that are or have lived through a separation or divorce … [Read more...]

SHIRLEE HALL, BE HEALED FOREVER – How Dense are You?

HOW DENSE ARE YOU? I was smiling as I wrote the title. For millions of years we have been evolving and will continue to do so. At the same time, human beings resist change and find it difficult. Then, there is always someone like me who thrives on change. The process was set in motion long ago and we will continue to co-create our own experience. Awareness is a prerequisite to all acceptable changes of theory. In other words, everything begins in the mind of the individual. What we … [Read more...]

Healers, Helpers and Guides: Stormy Times – The True Gift

Every event in our life serves a purpose and provides us with an opportunity to learn and grow. Sometimes, when we don't yet understand this, we blame others and move away from the lesson, rather than walk through the pain with an open heart. In her book, Healers, Helpers and Guides: Stormy Times - The True Gift, Bertie looks back at the experiences in her life, the adversities, that actually prepared her for her purpose and mission. As she shares her inner journey with an enormous depth … [Read more...]

6 Spiritual Steps to Manage Stress – WOMEN in RECOVERY

  A Celebration of Women has found and wants to share with YOU a wonderful book that offers a great insight into human nature, outlining steps to handling the challenges that life can toss at you while in recovery, including spiritual techniques to manage perception of self and 12 universal practices that can be used in your own life day to day.     Yes, Women of our World, YOU can Rise Above It All!   Of all the things that people have in common around the world, … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – Easy to be Selfless if there’s something ‘in it’ for YOU!

 HOW TO BE SELFLESS - 5 EASY STEPS -   It does not take much to realize that putting other people's interests, needs or wishes first is greatly appreciated in many different places and cultures. The main benefit of being selfless is knowing that you are making other people happy.   Read on to learn more about being a selfless person. Steps 1]  Determine how close or far away you are from what you consider being "selfless".  Once you get an idea on how much you need to … [Read more...]

VERONICA – Always Fulfilling

  A New Message From VERONICA Always Fulfilling   "Being a physical incarnate is a huge undertaking. The best laid plans can and will go awry. However, even though you may feel like a small insignificant pebble in a vast universe, you are indeed so much more. Many have asked us what they should be doing, what the definition of their purpose is, and why am I here? In the eye of the hurricane of life, it is often difficult to see an outside view. If you are plagued … [Read more...]

A Message to Your Future Selves, Rosemary West

If you've ever had the experience of running across an old diary or some letters that you or a loved one wrote long ago, you already know how interesting an experience like this can be. Often, the problems, worries, hopes and dreams that were once all-consuming have been completely forgotten. You may be surprised by your own naivety, your own wisdom, or by just how much your life has changed. Not too long ago, I sorted through the accumulated cards and notes my husband had given me during the … [Read more...]

Metamorphosis Is Healing – The Dragonfly Whisperer

A Celebration of Women presents ....   This video was created by http://www.gossamerheart.com/ . In with the intention of portraying this quote: "Like the butterfly, I have the strength and the hope to believe in time I will emerge from my cocoon... Transformed!" ~Kirsti A. Dyer, MD. Using butterfly imagery and the song by Melissa Etheridge "Heal Me" (copyright information in video description) I created this video in the hope to let the viewers know that the most … [Read more...]

The Four Agreements ~ Miguel Ruiz

THE FOUR AGREEMENTS 1. Be Impeccable With Your Word Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. 2. Don't Take Anything Personally Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won't be the victim of needless … [Read more...]

Love and Sex Addicts – Addictive relationships

Love and Sex Addicts - Addictive relationships   Addictive relationships are characterized over time by unhealthy dependency, guilt and abuse. Convinced of their lack of worth and not feeling truly lovable, Love and Sex Addicts will use seduction, control, guilt and manipulation to attract and hold onto romantic partners. At times, despairing of this cycle of unhappy affairs, broken relationships and sexual liaisons, some Love or Sex Addicts may have "swearing off" periods (like the … [Read more...]

Count Your Change, Larry James

Relationships never move in straight lines. They wander. And create opportunities you'd never expect. Evaluate your progress. Embrace change. Do not resist it. The secret to embracing change is focusing on what you CAN do. The word can’t does not exist in change. ChANge! The smallest pebble in your shoe will irritate you until you do something about it. Be excited about the changes that occur in your relationship. Learn from them. If you think you do not have a choice in managing change, … [Read more...]

Get Out of Your Own Way!

If you are one who can't seem to settle down with "the one," then you might consider doing some soul-searching. If success seems to evade you regardless of what you do, then it's time to have a talk with yourself. You can blame it on the way you and the rest of us were taught to think. But blame will not reverse the effect unless you make a conscious decision to live your life in a way that supports you in what you are really up to. It's important to remember that wrong decisions don’t make … [Read more...]

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