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Online Recovery Support – Episode 257

“I want to be free.” I don’t want to feel the burden of pain and pressure.”

  • The Universe is always working on your behalf.Always.
  • The natural flow of life, and how I am a part of that flow.
  • All the things we don’t worry about.
  • More on “Letting Go”.
  • Are you being pushed and forced to change?
  • Finding my rhythm.
  • Why do we stand in resistance?
  • A review of some basic nutritional guidelines. 60/40/40
  • Analytics, logistics, planning, and Your Soul……..

This and more on episode 257. Subscribe @ iTunes or download @ www.kurtswensen.com

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Online Recovery Support – Episode 256

This week on ORS Radio………

  • Recovering from a sexual addiction with the use of Naltrexone.
  • When the use of medications is appropriate in recovery.
  • Working with your sponsor.
  • Dual diagnosis meetings for recovering individuals.
  • Some of the benefits of acupuncture.
  • Low self esteem.
  • Second guessing ourselves.
  • More on step Four, and the eventuality of Self forgiveness.

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Online Recovery Support – Episode 255

On this weeks show we talk more about Love and some of the feedback I received.

  • We can be a product of our traumatic environment.
  • Covert vs. Overt abuse.
  • “I love you but I don’t like you.”
  • Family Love, relationship love, Self Love.
  • Parents aren’t your best friend.
  • Resentments about our upbringing.
  • Labels, perspectives, and projections.

This and more on this weeks show with our gratitude.

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Online Recovery Support – Episode 254

Congratulations to Dr. Brett and Patricia on their realization that life can really be amazing, and reward us in really cool ways.

  • Love, conditional or unconditional? Its not about performance.
  • Am I lovable?
  • Holograms, is this the scientific example of thoughts become things?
  • Practicing forgiveness.
  • Our commitment to healing.
  • An amazing real life story that illustrates the concept of neuroplasticity.
  • The gift of Spring. 
  • Another example of listening to our bodies.

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Online Recovery Support – Episode 253

This week on ORS 253 we return to the E.R. and share some gratitude, compassion, patience, and understanding.

  • FEAR
  • Releasing stored emotion from the body naturally.
  • “Family emotions”
  • The deep feeling of relief………
  • A PTSD moment.
  • Being honest about whats really going on inside of us.
  • Can we talk ourselves into (or out of) feeling good or bad?
  • The importance of proper hormone balance and a story of same.
  • Getting lost in someone else’s story so we can avoid our own work.

This and more on this weeks show with our thanks.

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Online Recovery Support – Episode 252

ORS 252 starts with some responses to last weeks talk about anxiety and depression and talk of coping mechanisms.

  • Adaptation to uncomfortable settings.
  • More on listening to our bodies.
  • How negative self talk can generate new and “default” pathways in our brain. How to rewire.
  • Living a step three lifestyle.
  • A review of our karmic investment.
  • We get what we put out.

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Online Recovery Support – Episode 251

On this weeks show we say thanks toTerri, then talk depression and anxiety.
University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Chess program. http://chess2.wisc.edu/chess/projects/Consortium_FirstChoice.aspx and the importance of technology and data in recovery.

  • Hows your blood pressure?
  • Trusting in what your body is telling you.
  • Dealing with “challenging” developmental histories.
  • Coping, when life becomes really uncomfortable.
  • The pressure of keeping “secrets.” 
  • The real life benefits of simply being honest.

This and more on ORS 215 with our thanks.

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Online Recovery Support – Episode 250

On this weeks show we celebrate our 250th episode with more hospital stories, but start with “When does it become addiction?”

  • Quality of life and does “it” cause YOU discomfort?
  • Honesty and a challenge or experiment you might like to try.
  • Letting go or It is what it is!
  • More on meetings and when its time for a change.
  • Meetings that are “Purpose Driven.”

This and more on #250 with our gratitude.

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Online Recovery Support – Episode 249

On this weeks show we say goodby to a very dear friend.

  • Being in the hospital!
  • Pain meds.
  • Surrendering into the experience.

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Online Recovery Support – Episode 248

The Great Adventure, forced quiet, and absolutely beautiful here in Portland during our recent snowstorm. Absolutely majestic!

  • Taking time off, sitting quietly and meditating……….
  • Tramadol’s benefits in addiction medicine along adjunctive medications and new treatments for opiate addiction.
  • Another caution about Kratom. Please contact me with questions!!
  • After tons of emails I present more on forgiveness, true forgiveness.

Join us for this and more on ORS 248!!

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