Wednesday, November 30, 2005
Salvador Dali Quotes:
- "At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since."
- "The only difference between a madman and myself is that I am not mad."
- "I don't do drugs. I am drugs."
- "The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels; it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant."
- "I believe the moment is drawing near when... it would be possible to systematize confusion and thereby contribute to a total discrediting of the world of reality."
- "Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it."
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"Many people are aware of the fact that addictions are used to avoid pain, and most of us are aware of the common addictions: food, alcohol, drugs, gambling, TV, spending, work, sex, rage and so on. Most people, however, are not aware of the more subtle addictions..."
- Margaret Paul, PhD
Subtle Addictions Article
Addiction Articles & Excerpts
Relationship Advice, Help, Spiritual Growth, Parenting Advice
Is humor important in addiction recovery?
It certainly helps. But if you or someone you know is still suffering, there's nothing funny about that. You don't have to face it alone - there's always hope and help available. See here:
Alcoholics Anonymous: Letter to Anyone New to A.A.
Narcotics Anonymous: Who, What, How and Why
For Family & Friends of alcoholics: What is Al-Anon?
Family & Friends of drug addicts: About Nar-Anon
Resources for the Buddhist path to freedom from alcoholism and addiction:
"Bodhi" is a Buddhist term that literally translates as meaning awakened. Its a fitting description I think for my journey thus far, a gradual awakening to recovery, self and spirit":
Bodhi's Buddhist Non Theistic 12 Steps
Online Zen E-Zine
DailyZen's monthly selection of Zen, Buddhist, and Taoist classics:
On the Way Journal at Daily Zen
New Address - Understanding Myself
Julie has moved her Al-Anon Yahoo blog to blogspot:
12 Steppin' for Inner Child Recovery
"Addiction, fear, anxiety, depression, abuse, anger, co-dependent with a crackhead or tweeker":
Let Someone Know U Luv Them
Wednesday, November 16, 2005
"Did you know America ranks the lowest in education but the highest in drug use? It's nice to be number one, but we can fix that. All we need to do is start the war on education. If it's anywhere near as successful as our war on drugs, in no time we'll all be hooked on phonics!" - Standup Comedy See a Video Clip
"After the muscle-shocking sessions we drank wine and beer and got drunk and carried on like the old-time weight lifters back in the 1800s or early 1900s... We got into this trip that we were gladiators, male animals. We swam naked out in nature, had all this food, wine and women; we ate like animals and acted like animals."
- From 'Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder' Archived Website
Robert De Niro as 'Travis Bickle':
"All the animals come out at night... dopers, junkies - sick, venal. Someday a real rain will come and wash all this scum off the streets."
- From the Film, 'Taxi Driver' Listen to Sound Clips
Today's Free Money-Saving Tip: Re-Use Your Tea Bags...
(...and whoever said alcoholics get cheap after they sober up?)
Death by Caffeine
"How much of your favorite caffeinated drink would it take to kill you?"
Death by Caffeine at EnergyFiend.com
Death By Chocolate Here
The Complete Serenity Prayer
"Hundreds of thousands of people in twelve step recovery programs all over the world recite the first four lines of the Serenity Prayer at meetings held every day. Yet, only one in a hundred of those know that what they are saying is only the first part of a complete prayer of extraordinary wisdom and beauty." See an awesome presentation of The Complete Serenity Prayer:
Click to Watch
New Website - Read the History, Get a Screensaver, Send an E-card
"Bringing Together A Community of Support for Sober Women and Moms in Recovery"
Supporting Women in Recovery
Click Here for SoberMoms Digital Diary Blogs
Bikers in Recovery
Enjoy the recovery ride...
New Blog - State of Healing
"A blog that deals with life, recovery from addictive-compulsive behaviors, offers hope to the suffering addict and those who live and love them and sprinkles in some real-life reality about my journey through a path of awareness that only God could lead me to walk into each and every day":
Blog - So I'm An Alcoholic
"I am an alcoholic. Not a recovering alcoholic. A very active one. This journal will hopefully come to serve as the trail of bread crumbs I will use to get back home when I should become totally lost":
Friends of Choices
"Nonprofit organization dedicated to helping recovering alcoholics and addicts, principally through our sober living homes for men in the West Los Angeles area":
Prayer beads made for people in any 12 step program:
New Edition - NICD Online Magazine
The November issue of this monthly e-zine is here:
Addiction/Addictions Information To Help Alcoholics/Addicts
Journaling Tips - Wellbriety Magazine
Click and scroll down for tips on keeping a personal journal:
Volume 6, Number 14
Music at White Bison
Art at White Bison
The Giving Blog
A web log all about giving:
Booze, coke, heroin, speed, and other drug users' stories:
Users' Stories at Channel4.com
Flash Drugs Test at Channel4.com
Doctor Jenn Berman
Beverly Hills Psychologist Dr Jenn's page of self help quiz links:
Dr. Jenn's Links
TV Sample Videos
Extreme Celebrity Detox
"We took 15 celebrities away from their home comforts and subjected them to a range of detox programmes that claimed to enhance inner peace, happiness and understanding through yoga, t'ai chi, Taoism and shamanism":