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You have been asking and we have been listening! So many of you are reaching out to learn about the recovery medicine wheel and how you can have these gatherings in your own communities. Now, with this guide you will be able to assemble your tribal community for healing, empowerment and adventure! The AA Field Guide will give you easy to follow steps to facilitate your own Addiction Alchemy Recovery Wheel gatherings.
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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!

Symphony of Science
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.

Spiritual Alchemy
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. 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".

Raw Chef
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!

Crystal Works
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.

The Different Drum
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 drumming.

Dear God
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.

Post Secret
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.

43 Things
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
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.

Men's Self Esteem
An amazing resource with free podcasts, quizzes, forums and articles to help men with self esteem and relationship issues.

Campaign 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.

Color Quiz
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!

Magick Lady
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.

Mother Mary's Garden
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.

Hero's Journey
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.

Get a 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.

Set Your Intention
If 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.

Mind 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.

A 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.

Learning 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.

Do For Others
Need we say more...?

Divine Whispers
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.

Tibetan Personality Test
Find out what you're really all about.

Goddess Quiz
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.

Kerri Smith
This website is just plain fun! All kinds of cool downloads and printouts for people who want to make their own way an artform!

Moo Prints
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.

Wild Things Photography
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 Change.

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 works!

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.

Free BrainSync Guided Meditation
Adjust your brainwaves to tap into the power of your consciousness with these guided meditations.

Watch 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 Affirmation
An interactive website filled with invocations, celebrations, adorations and meditations. Spin the prayer wheel.

Have A Gratitude Ceremony
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 appreciate them.

Living Rocks
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.

Grace Cards
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 Art
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 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.

DrugFree Memorial
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.

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Sound Walk
Take a fun and informational "sound walk" across California.

Listen to Nature
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 I receive.

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.

You Tube
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!

Ancient Arcade
An interactive and fun way to learn a little bit about mythology.

Interactive Dollhouse
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.

The Elders
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.


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