- 3:30 p.m., Friday, May 19 to noon, Sunday, May 21, 2017
Mindful Recovery: Moving Beyond the Addiction to Self
Center City, MN
Twelve Step literature says that selfishness and self-centeredness are at the root of our addictions. Buddhist teachings show how clinging to an illusory self causes stress, agitation, and frustration. In this retreat, we will learn ways to loosen our ties to this destructive grasping while gaining tools for self-care.
Over the past decade, mindfulness teachings and practices have transformed the landscape of the recovery world. Guided by two of the seminal figures in the mindful recovery movement, this workshop includes meditation instruction, storytelling, Twelve Step teachings, and a diverse array of insights from across the Buddhist tradition.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to spend a few days with Bill and Kevin.
Kevin Griffin is a Buddhist teacher and longtime Twelve Step participant. He is the author of One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps and Recovering Joy: A Mindful Life after Addiction. He teaches internationally on this synthesis.
|Bill Alexander, a storyteller and writer, offers workshops nationwide. His book, Ordinary Recovery, is considered a "classic" and has been in print continuously for 19 years.|