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7 Things that happened when I went sober……

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7 Things that happened when I went sober

30 Days on The Wagon 

If you know me you know I LOVE red wine, like a lot, and is really perfect for any occasion imaginable;  weekends, week days, celebrations, BBQ’s, birthdays, movie nights, dinners, girls nights – ok you get my point!  There is something so elegant and grown up about a wine glass filled with delicious red goodness especially organic selections from Spain and Argentina regions, but alas I digress. Sigh.

I should say for context I’m not actually a huge boozer, I never drink so much that I get hung over and feel like shit or suffer from “booze amnesia”.  I go to the tipsy zone and that’s as far as I go. So although I do have fierce love for wine I don’t get crazy, but it was becoming easier and easier to have it more frequently.

So because of…

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Microcosmic and Macrocosmic Aspects of Peace – Part IV — Sam Red

The road to peace has been mapped out for humanity by some of its forerunners. For example, historically, the Buddha indicated one possible road to peace through the eight-fold path of right view, right thinking, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right diligence, right mindfulness and right concentration. These principals have stood the test of […]

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How Meditation Increases Your Consciousness — Siim Land

The benefits of meditation are quite profound and wide. More focus, concentration and joy are only the immediate results you’ll experience. Meditation increases your consciousness as well, which is a lot more profound. The 4th State of Consciousness There are several states of consciousness all of which normal human beings with well-functioning nervous systems possess.…

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We Must Free Ourselves of the Hope That the Sea Will Ever Rest. We Must Learn to Sail in High Winds – Aristotle Onassis — The Seeds 4 Life

When I was young, I found it easy to believe that I’d one day get my own “happy ever after” in life. Books and movie have happy endings, so why couldn’t I?! I figured that, eventually, all of my struggles would disappear and I would find complete peace. However, as I got older, I realized…

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