Welcome to today’s show!
WHAT WE’LL LEARN:
- How Amy found sobriety in AA as an Atheist/Agnostic
- How Amy was sober for 1.5 years in high school but found out she had not done enough “research” and so she kept on going/researching
- How the culture she found in AA in Oakland, CA helped her get sober
- What Amy thinks is the most powerful part of the program that helped with her sobriety
- What she found that was so special in the Buddhist Recovery program
- What are the Four Noble Truths
- What is the Eightfold Path
- How does one start in a Buddhist Recovery program-what about meditation?
- How Recovery Dharma does not compartmentalize one’s substance/obsessive thinking
- What Amy does to really deal with the suffering of her mind and why she thinks drinking is not the only problem
- What the symbol of the Eightfold path means and the symbolism behind it
- How you can practice using Recovery Dharma as the 11th step
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- Update as of 10/10/19: The book mentioned in Amy’s bio is: Recovery Dharma, not “The Dharma of Recovery”