This is, by far, one of my favorite passages written in the Big Book (of Alcoholics Anonymous). Upon first reading this inspirational portion, I was awestruck. To be honest, I think it was the simplicity of the text that truly compelled me. Moreover, this is a useful section to return to especially if you toil … Continue reading MUSINGS: The Broad Highway
There are two ways people handle not being able to sleep––lie in bed staring up at your dark ceiling in an attempt to Pavlov your body into unconsciousness, or accept your fate and scroll through your phone in the hopes that its light will burn out your retinas. Maybe that second one’s just me. … Continue reading SHARED: 7 Books About Insomnia to Distract You From Late-Night Dread — Electric Literature
Happy Hemp Day! I’m always talking about hemp and its amazing health & environmental benefits, so I thought I’d share a bit more today. Hemp is one of the oldest and most sustainable crops in the world. It is highly nutritious, very versatile and great for the environment. Hemp seeds have been […] via All about … Continue reading SHARED: All about Hemp — Flawsome Jem
NOTE FROM LOU: Here is another drafting of part of the magazine article I wrote for this month's issue of Journey magazine that didn't make it to print. I understand completely that magazines only have so much space for content, and they do have to be conscious of their advertisers. Thankfully, I'm able to share … Continue reading ENTRY: More from my own ‘journey’
I aim for redemption by way of self-reflection; we should all do the same. We all must become willing to explore deep self-reflection in order to become whole. Many of us in this "sober movement" understand that, in order to shed the old, we must become willing to take suggestions (The Steps from AA) #1, … Continue reading FROM-1-2-1: Shedding the Darkness
So, I've just been turned on to the beautiful, endearing, recovery-themed lyrics of Maine-based Young Swagg. If you click his name, you will be guided into his official Facebook page where you can hear his stuff. I actually think he's wonderful, and it's not often that I plug new artists on the blog! But this … Continue reading New music recommendation: Young Swagg!
Check out the SoundCloud link! In this episode of Chigurida Badaku, RJ Radha is in conversation with Puttanna, who is a Peer Counselor at KC General Hospital. He talks about the rising number of drop-outs among the PLHIV and the reasons behind it. Puttanna talks in detail about the fear people harbour about the side-effects … Continue reading Chigurida Badaku: Peer Counselor Puttanna Explains Why HIV Patients Drop-out of ART Regimens — Radio Active CR 90.4 MHz