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Recovery Share: What is This Feeling About?

· Working upstream on the thoughts-feelings-actions river. ·

  • Paul Gerald
  • July 23, 2018
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My basic belief about feelings is that they come from thoughts and beliefs. Sometimes they come so quickly that it seems automatic. Since thoughts and beliefs tend to lead to actions, which have consequences, I think it’s important to stay aware of this process.

Recovery Share: Today is not Tomorrow

· If the present is all there is, why not learn to work with it? ·

  • Paul Gerald
  • July 22, 2018
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You hear a lot in recovery, and western spiritual circles in general, about staying in the moment. And sometimes, because I can be a bit of a crank, I want to smack people when they talk about it. But recently I had a good opportunity to practice just that — maybe not exactly in the…

New 60 Hikes: Portland Portland Hikes Spreadsheet

  • Paul Gerald
  • July 10, 2018
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In the latest edition of my book 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland, there’s a handy list of hikes near Portland; it tells which characteristics like length, difficulty, waterfalls, best time to go, etc., for each one. That list also exists on a spreadsheet, which you can use to search for hikes with your own…