Working with Desire, Attachment and Addictions

Desire, Attachment, and Addictions

Desire is intrinsic to our aliveness, yet when we have unmet needs, it can possess us. These resources explore how to relax open the grip of wanting and heal the suffering of addiction. You will learn how to bring mindfulness and compassion to the roots of desire, and be carried home to open loving presence.

For us addicts, recovery is more than just taking a pill or maybe getting a shot. Recovery is also about the spirit, about dealing with that hole in the soul.
~ William Moyers

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Talks on Desire, Attachment and Addictions

Realizing Your Deepest Desires

Realizing Your Deepest Desires

This talk differentiates between egoic intentions (driven by wants and fears), and our true aspiration (deepest desires) to manifest our full potential for awake awareness and...

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Desire: A Current of Homecoming

Desire: A Current of Homecoming

Desire is intrinsic to our aliveness, yet when we have unmet needs, it can possess us. This talk explores how to relax open the grip of wanting and heal the suffering of...

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Spiritual Reparenting

Spiritual Reparenting

[CC] ~ When we are not sufficiently nurtured in childhood, we are inclined toward anxiety, depression, addiction and other forms of suffering. In a deep way, we do not feel at...

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Realizing Your Deepest Desires

Realizing Your Deepest Desires

This talk differentiates between egoic intentions (driven by wants and fears), and our true aspiration (deepest desires) to manifest our full potential for awake awareness and...

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Reflections on Desire, Attachment and Addictions

Other Resources on Desire, Attachment and Addictions

Blog: Radical Acceptance of Desire

Blog: Radical Acceptance of Desire

When I was first introduced to Buddhism in a high school World Studies class, I dismissed it out-of-hand. This was during the hedonistic days of the late ‘60s, and this spiritual...

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