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Awake to Wisdom Home Buddhist Blog of Everyday Dharma Edo Shonin & William Van Gordon The Buddhist Blog Start Now: Accept Personal Responsibility / My Notes / Collaborators / Summary Digital Dharma However, I was rather taken with the idea of Discovery Place (DP), after I twisted my head around what I now consider to be irrelevant 8th Tradition issues. (See the afterword.) Since I have contacts in the Nashville area I was able to reach out and learn that DP is well-regarded in the recovery community, and so I figured I’d make this exception to my rule. I’ll let Bill explain it: Discovery Place opened its doors in 1997 as a recovery/spiritual retreat for men battling drug addiction and alcoholism. Founded by two men with long-term sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous, Discovery Place formulated programs around the principles contained in the Big Book. Place. So, that’s that, and hopefully someone will find their program interesting and perhaps useful. Now, a word about the 8th Tradition issues. All of the above being the case, I am not going to host a forum on 8th Step issues here.

Finding Happiness in Troubled Times The Reformed Buddhist Professional Education and Training - Mindfulness - UMass Medical School Oasis Institute began in 2001 as a school for a new generation of health care and other professionals interested in learning, from the inside out, how to integrate mindfulness, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), and other mindfulness-based approaches into disciplines and communities all over the world. While this is our primary focus, Oasis Institute has a more fundamental objective, which is to foster a direct, experiential understanding that inner experience, intuition, imagination, and non-conceptual awareness are as crucial and valid as objective, evidence-based knowledge to an understanding of the world. Oasis Institute is a rigorous forum for the development and integration of these mutually effective, interdependent approaches to knowing, caring, and serving. BECOMING AN MBSR TEACHER“Cultivating wisdom is the teacher’s path. ~Saki Santorelli, EdD, MA, Executive Director, Executive Director, Center for Mindfulness Phase 1: First Steps Program at a glance Program in depth

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