Category Archives: Handout

Relaxation

I started engaging in relaxation tools as a teenage in the mid 1970’s when I first started practicing Hatha and Raja Yoga. After 38 years I can say with confidence that it works for me. Since 1983 amongst other things … Continue reading

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The Ten Rules For Being Human

  1. You will receive a body. 2. You will be presented with lessons. 3. There are no mistakes, only lessons. 4. Lessons are repeated until learned. 5. Learning does not end. 6. “There” is no better than “here.” 7. … Continue reading

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Relapse Stages

One of the hand outs I use with groups. This is a shorten version of Relapse Stages and just a starting off point for further discussion. First stage – I am un aware. I don’t see it, and have no … Continue reading

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Relaxation & stressless

Stress is one reason people report relapsing and using substances/intoxicants. I’ve been teaching a stress less/relaxation class for years and below is one the handouts that participants report is most helpful.: Change the situation: Avoid – Alter. Change your reaction: … Continue reading

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Stressed?

I’ve been teaching a stress less/relaxation class for years and below is one the handouts that participants report is most helpful.: Change the situation: Avoid – Alter. Change your reaction: Adapt – Accept 1. Avoid unnecessary stress Not all stress … Continue reading

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Men and Depression

In my years f doing groups I have on occasion facilitated men only groups. One issue that comes up is depression. We all have bouts of sadness now and than and when those bouts of sadness interfere with our daily … Continue reading

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First Step handout

A worksheet that I have used with folks.   First Step Worksheet: Acceptance “We admitted we are powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable.” The first thing is to admit powerlessness, or, in other words, to say … Continue reading

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