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My journey and learnings in the field of De-addiction - III

I still vividly recall that day when Sunanda (Dr. Anita Avachat) passed away . . . And the morning after that when myself and Mukta were on way to Muktangan to talk to our patients and staff team. 986 more words

Are You in There?

Sometimes I look in the mirror and say… “where did my personality go?!?”  260 more words


Two weeks down

So it’s two weeks now without drink and it is getting harder. I’m tired, bored and stress level are ramping up both at work and home. 330 more words

Four Transitional Phases to Sobriety – Part 4

Four Transitional Phases to Sobriety – My Alternative to the Twelve Steps
Phase Four – The Promised Land

For some, for me, I knew if I was true to myself and stayed the course, I would reach such a place – The Promised Land. 373 more words


Notes From the Edge of Sobriety – The First Year and Beyond.

Letter of Resignation

Dear Alcohol, I am addressing this letter to you, your board of directors and your advertisers. With regret I resign. You may not have been aware but I have not pitched up for over a year now. 365 more words


Do They Want You To Hate Yourself?

Listening to a woman being interviewed on the radio the other day, I was reminded of advertisers’ desire for your self-dissatisfaction.

Ask yourself, she warned, if the point of the advertisement is to get you to be unhappy with some part of who you are in some way. 1,069 more words

The Lion and the Lamb.

I was at the gas station this morning, getting gas for my car and went inside to buy some snacks for work and a pack of smokes. 417 more words