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Please join in and help us create a powerful and support addiction and
life recovery community. You can share your stories, start groups, write
articles, form discussion groups. Whether you are a patient or a
professional, in recovery or been in recovery and would like to help
others. This network is devoted to providing a place for those who are
working with addiction and life recovery to use the unique power of the
internet to form self-help groups and online communities so that we can
make recovery a way of life!
The Symphony of Science is a musical project headed by John Boswell,
designed to deliver scientific knowledge and philosophy in musical form.
Here you can watch music videos, download songs, read lyrics and find
links relating to the messages conveyed by the music. The project owes
its existence in large measure to the classic PBS Series Cosmos, by Carl
Sagan, Ann Druyan, and Steve Soter, as well as all the other featured
figures and visuals.
What is spiritual alchemy? It is turning your base metal into gold! It
is allowing the transformation of your mind, body and soul to infuse
your heart with the deep knowledge of all that you are and all that you
can become. Read this free e-book and discover the mysteries within!
Most of us have heard about the power
of intention. This website takes it a step further. Intent.com aspires
to be the most trusted wellness destination for capturing and sharing
peoples intentions – personal, social, spiritual and environmental. Stop
in and post your intent on this beautiful web wall.
This & That Blog
This is the deeply personal journal of a woman who reveals her healing
journey through addiction, mental illness and recovery in beautifully,
poignant and brutally honest way.
Check out this ancient and highly effective modality from the Hawaiian
healing traditions. The original purpose of Ho'oponopono was to correct
the wrongs that had occurred in someone's life. We carry inside us as
parts of the Unconscious Mind, all the significant people in our lives.
The process of Ho'oponopono allows us to align with and clean up our
genealogy as well as our current relationships with other people using
very specific invocations to reset our memory and belief systems to a
state of purity.
"I am not here to give answers, I am here to provoke in you the question
mark, the ultimate question mark." - Osho
Meditation, Multiversity, Magazine, All kinds of interactivity, from the
"No Thought of the Day", to the Osho Zen Tarot, this will help you get
into the "gap".
Bet you didn't know raw foods could look and taste like this!! They have
definitely taken the art of vegetarian cuisine to a whole new level or
artistry and imagination. Among other things, they have a service that
provides private chefs who travel with companies and families as
personal raw food chefs. They also cater to film & television production
companies and major music producers, preparing delicious Raw Foods for
some of today's most celebrated artists.
Lynn Marie Smith
Lynn is an author, speaker and activist for addiction recovery. Inspired
to help others avoid the trap she fell into, Lynn reached out to major
news organizations. She has appeared on MTV's True Life, The Oprah
Winfrey Show, and many other television shows to talk about her
experience with addiction and the damage it caused her mind, body, and
soul. Lynn testified before Congress and became a member of the Advisory
Board at the Partnership for a Drug-Free America. She has appeared in
Entertainment Weekly, Good Housekeeping, Financial Times, Christian
Science Monitor, and many newspaper articles throughout the country. Her
book, Rolling Away - My Agony with Ecstasy, was published by Simon and
Schuster in 2005. Her website is as inspiring as her story!
The artwork of Lawrence Stoller is nothing short of spectacular. Creator
of mega-crystal sculptures, this man is the master of this extreme art
form, which includes not only the construction of the art itself, but
the varied and detailed journey's in acquiring the components of his
craft. He honors the earth and his art with first class creativity and a
spectacular show of just how far you can go with your art.
Don Schulz takes the sacred drum to new heights as he brings back the
art of drum making to the modern world. The story of how he came to be a
full time drum maker is deeply touching. He now travels the country
teaching others how to build "their" drum and how to connect to their
soul, their community, the earth and the Universe through sacred
Ever wish you could just send God an email? Apparently there is more
than one way to send a prayer! Visit one of the most poignant websites
on the net and deliver your message directly to God's inbox. Read
anonymous prayers and true life confessionals on topics such as belief,
sex, love, joy, friendship, family, etc and know that you're not alone.
A few years ago a man came up with an idea for a website where people
could post their secrets by mailing him a home made post card
anonymously revealing a long held secret. It's been going on for three
years now and has turned it into books, little movies and art gallery
displays across the world.
People have known for years that
making a list of goals is the best way to achieve them. Discover what's
important, make it happen, share your progress. Let this website help
you find your 43 things.
WorldWide Telescope, created with Microsoft's high-performance Visual
Experience Engine™, enables seamless panning and zooming across the
night sky blending terabytes of images, data, and stories from multiple
sources over the Internet into a media-rich, immersive experience.
Get an eye opening view of some of the world's most profound issues.
Check out this video repository for ideas worth spreading.
Holistic Recovery - The Addiction Recovery Guide
Visit this comprehensive field guide to holistic recovery resources.
Recent scientific studies have demonstrated dramatically improved
success rates with the addition of holistic treatment approaches.
An amazing resource with free podcasts, quizzes, forums and articles to
help men with self esteem and relationship issues.
For Real Beauty
Dove soap has launched an initiative to educate and inspire women around
the world to embrace Real Beauty, through it's Self Esteem Fund, movies,
innovative marketing messages and mentoring programs. See inspiring
flash movies, quizzes, games, workshop guides and interactivities.
I took this test (it only takes a couple of minutes) and was amazed at
the accuracy of the results. Check it out, it read me like a book!
Laura Buschnell, intuitive and High Priestess of Hollywood has a
wonderful website that brings you into her world of superbly grounded
magic and mystery for healing and empowerment. Did you know that
Hollywood employs people like Laura to clear the energy and create
sacred spaces on movie sets?
The Daily Plate
A free, fun and easy way to track what you are really eating. Keep a
food journal, a fitness log and look up hundreds of thousands of foods
from fruit and veggies to Burger King to calculate the calories you've
eaten. Also has support groups and online discussion forums.
Whether you are Catholic or not this is a touching and beautiful
website. One of the reasons Mother Mary is still relevant to us today is
that she represents the divine feminine, reminding us of the importance
of reconciling our masculine and feminine energies.
With a vision of pandemic delight this is certainly a place to come for
some good news. Check out this video based platform for wholesome
living, covering a spectrum of alternative lifestyles, serving as a
guide to evolution.
Card of the Day
Here's 3 ways to get some quick
and fun insight using the power of divination. Connect to your higher
self through Tarot, Runes or I-Ching.
A quick and visually appealing guide to Tarot card meanings.
Use this online interactive tool to help you write your own hero's
journey. Become the storyteller!
A blog is your very own easy-to-use web site, where you can quickly post
thoughts, interact with people, and more. All for free.
Get your own space on the web. Personalize it and stake your little
piece of real estate in cyberspace. It's free.
Free Inspirational Poster
Yes, it's really free with only a small shipping fee. These are
beautiful posters with very uplifting messages, many from well known
authors and spiritual masters of our time.
10 Million Click for Peace
Use the power of the internet and this cool new tool to actually SEE how
your message of peace, hope and love is exponentially affecting the
world! Get your Personal Peace Impact Meter.
Affirmations & Channeled Messages
Visit the Creating Your Highest Future Meditation Room. Click on each
book to receive a message from Orin & DaBen.
you want to achieve a goal you’ve set, the most
critical part of bringing it into being is to DECIDE
to manifest it. Use our cool little tool to shout it
out to the Universe!
Gimundo means: A place of inspiration, hope and goodness; a better
world. Get your daily serving of Good News.
On The Media
Girls and boys (not to speak of women and men) need a definition of
beauty that focuses on who they are and what they do, not on how they
look. Download the Turn Beauty Inside Out activity kit.
Course In Miracles
This universal system has helped create a perspective shift and a
reality check for millions of people. Lessons now online.
Do One Nice Thing
Some days we're nice, others we're not. Do one nice thing every Monday.
To Love You More
Ok, time to get wild and loose. Visit this site to accept your
assignment and then come back and post it for all to see.
Assignment Number #63: Make a Motivational Banner and post it large
and in your face! or try
Assignment #44: Document your feelings by making an EKG type of
chart over a period of time and find out how you really feel.
Random Acts of Kindness
This website is all about how to promote kindness and kindness projects
amongst individuals and organizations alike. You can even build a free
website around your kindness experiences or projects.
Need we say more...?
You do not need to be "psychic" to divine for yourself. In fact, all of
us are psychic to some degree. Everyone
is capable of arriving at an intuitive insight. Divination can help us
to develop our intuition and see beyond the surface of any situation.
Find out what you're really all about.
This is a fun Goddess site, also with Goddess quizzes and info.
Anita Ryan-Revel (my Aussie friend) also has a Goddess Playshop in a box
that you can order to start your own Goddess circles!
Create Your Own Prayer
Create your own calling upon to honor the directions. Connect with your
spirit guides, angels, elements, ancestors, and animals or archetypes to
help you in the here and now!
Dante's Inferno Test
Find out about the levels of hell as found in Dante's Divine Comedy. See
what your future holds if you don't change your evil ways, baby.
This website is just plain fun! All kinds of cool downloads and
printouts for people who want to make their own way an artform!
Think small, Share big. Turn your artwork or photos into mini cards. Get
100 mini cards printed for about $20. - Give to friends and family or
leave them laying around as random acts of kindness.
Post photos and do cool things with
them, make cards, collages, phoney magazine covers... just about
anything you can think of and share it with the world.
Do the Chakra Test
Chakras, or energy centers, function as pumps or valves,
regulating the flow of energy through our energy system. The functioning
of the chakras reflects decisions we make concerning how we choose to
respond to conditions in our life. We open and close these valves when
we decide what to think, and what to feel, and through which perceptual
filter we choose to experience the world around us. To find out what the
state of your chakras are take the chakra test.
This is one of the most amazing wildlife photographers of our time. I
have no idea how he gets these shots! Get ready to enter the animal
kingdom, especially if you like wolves, eagles and whales.
Pattern On The Trestleboard
Read this every day from top to bottom. Then start at the bottom and
read it from bottom to top. Do this every day. If you do nothing for
yourself beyond this one thing, you will shift your energy in subtle and
pervasive ways that you may not yet even be able to to imagine...
Take the 24 Hour Truth Challenge
Gary King believes that lying is a form of addiction. So, he came up
with this amazingly effective tool: The 24 Hour Truth Challenge®. For
one day, you decide to tell the truth. You don't lie to yourself or
anyone else. This causes a shift in your consciousness; you are now
paying attention. Try it and see how powerful this will be to your life.
Sign a Contract For Life Change
Making meaningful life changes for
many of us is an extremely hard thing to do. From quitting drinking or
smoking, to stopping negative thoughts or gossiping, to losing weight,
to increasing our patience, spirituality or income, it takes a total
commitment on our part to make a change and stick with it. Radical
change = a radical commitment. Check out David Essel's Contract For Life
Do the online Finger Labyrinth Meditation
Can't find a real labyrinth to walk or take a trip to one? Walk
one online. This is a wonderful way to calm your mind. It really
Tour an Interactive Labyrinth
Can't find a real labyrinth to walk or take a trip to one? Walk
one online. Here you'll be able to release your junk, and bring
in good stuff! This is a complete interactive journey.
BrainSync Guided Meditation
Adjust your brainwaves to tap into the power of your consciousness with
these guided meditations.
Short Inspirational Flash Movies
All kinds of motivational, inspirational and mood lifting online flash
shows from nationally known authors...very powerful!
Light an Online Candle
Yes, you can really light a candle online, make a message and
send it off to bless the lives of friends and loved ones.
Say A Prayer, Invocation or
An interactive website filled with invocations, celebrations, adorations
and meditations. Spin the prayer wheel.
Have A Gratitude
This is a site that facilitates an online process called the Gratitude
Ceremony, where you choose someone in your life that you would like to
honor with a collection of gratitude messages from people that love and
If you can't see these amazing rock displays in person the next best
thing is to see them online. Living Rocks expands horizons by performing
what seems impossible.
Cheryl Richardson's Grace Cards are now online. Go there to draw a card
for inspiration, affirmation and guidance.
72 Names Meditation
Get your daily consciousness tune-up with the 72 Names Meditation Tool.
Admire Garbage as
See how a little ingenuity, entrepreneurial spirit and humor can help
solve and create awareness of an insidious social problem!
Leave a Book Trail
Go to BookCrossing.com and get a book ID, write something in the book
and leave it for someone to find, then log back in and post where you
left it. Your book now has a trail. Other people can login and see where
books have been placed in their city and leave a message on the site
about how they found it and their own thoughts.
Read and/or create a memorial website for anyone in your life who has
died as a result of addiction. This is a very powerful website to
experience, especially if you are in the breaking denial stage. My
brother, Steven Hutson's memorial is there.
Join Addiction Alchemy e-List and receive a daily dose of intuition,
inspiration and affirmation right to your inbox.
Take a fun and informational "sound walk" across California.
There are over 400 sound recordings of animals in their natural habitat
archived on this website.
Receive a daily article, horoscope or music info in your email. This is
one of the most consistently powerful inspirational email messages that
Color therapy is very powerful. Learn more about you and the colors you
are drawn to. Click on the bottle that you are drawn to and reveal all!
Try the Makeover-o-Matic interactive tool to find out your best
look. Very fun and you can even upload your own photo.
If you want to get a bird's eye view of what's going on in the
world, check out You Tube's video's. You can even make and post
your own with nothing but a webcam. It's free!
An interactive and fun way to learn a little bit about
Very cool interactive dollhouse making for the 21st century.
Buy a cool T-shirt for a good cause
All the sales from our Addiction Alchemy gear shop will
go toward providing more outreach programs.
Kai = change - Zen = to become enlightened
Learn ancient Japanese secrets of Kaizen to better manage time
and the entire experience of your life, for that matter!
A Pale Blue Dot
Check out this photo of the Earth taken by Voyager 1 in 1990 as
it sailed more than 4 billion miles in deep space. From
Voyager's vast perspective, the Earth was captured as a
infinitesimal blue dot suspended in a golden ray of light.
This is a newly forming Global Village spearheaded by a council
of elders, such as Nelson Mandela, Desmond TuTu, Jimmy Carter,
Ela Bhatt and Mary Robinson, among several other world leaders.
It's time we turned to the Elders of our World Community as we
advocate for human rights.