I work with a lot of addicts. In the 25 years since I began my own recovery process one point has become increasingly clear, albeit unpleasant: addicts have low self-esteem. We also have a tendency to flip from one extreme to another. We're either too big for our britches or lower than toilet paper on a dirty shoe. We're also "too smart for our own good" and "have a lot of … [Read more...] about Want Cheese With That Whine: The Voices of Self-loathing and Self-love
I dreamt I was getting some Marlboro cigarettes at a convenient mart, but the proprietor was the owner of the Tibet store here in Portland. I found myself in line at a gas station, trying to get some deep fried shrimp dim sum. When I got up to the counter I opened my wallet and found that my Marlboros were really some kind of pack of 6 small cigarette-cigars. I looked at my … [Read more...] about Path, what path?