This is a wonderful 20 minute talk on “The Power of Vulnerability” from Brene Brown, compliments of TED.com We often get to these kind of discussions and realizations in our Yoga of Recovery sessions, it is amazing to be around people who are becoming open to accepting their vulnerability and all the gifts it offers.
Below is a link for an article written by one of our Yoga of Recovery counselors, Alicia, from our NY July 2011 course. It is for a contest to win a scholarship for a yoga teacher training. The winner of the article is the article with the most votes. It’s a great article from a …
When I see this it makes me wonder about all the resons we have this much medication that needs to be safely gotten rid of – are they overprescribed? people are not ‘compliant’ with them? they improve without them? they seek other ways to feel better? http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/drugs/almost-200-tons-of-prescription-medications-collected-on-third-drug-take-back-day?utm_source=Join+Together+Weekly&utm_campaign=01582bd553-JT+Weekly+News%3A+Marijuana+Use+and+Adolescents…&utm_medium=email
Here is a great introduction to dosha-balancing yoga from Banyan Botanicals.
This is a great lecture about recovery from mental disorders from Patricia Deegan. It addresses recovery aspects that also can apply to recovery for alcoholics and addicts.