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Posts Tagged ‘drug abuse’

Jul
2011
18
What is Ibogaine, and why does Charlie Sheen's ex want to do it?

What is Ibogaine, and why does Charlie Sheen’s ex want to do it?

A hallucinogen long used in shamanic and spiritual practices, Ibogaine is a non-pharma prescription for addiction BY SOUL’S CODE — Brooke Mueller is the ex-wife of Charlie Sheen who called 911 a couple of Christmas holidays ago in Aspen claiming that the Two and a Half Men star he was threatening her with a knife ...
Jun
2011
16
Escape from Hollywood: The Soul's Code list of 2011 summer movies

Escape from Hollywood: The Soul’s Code list of 2011 summer movies

Spiritual cinema: From the Rolling Stones to religious war, these 5 flicks are enlightened and entertaining. 1. 9th Company, the Russian side of “Charlie Wilson’s War” Hulu.com, the website where you can play TV and movies for free, finally has a foreign flick worth watching. (Actually, make that any flick). Hulu just posted 9th...
May
2011
1
Addicts, are you stunting your growth?

Addicts, are you stunting your growth?

Everyone knows that you can’t drink away guilt, drug away grief or ‘sex away’ low self-esteem, yet many of us try to anyway. Addictions and compulsions mask the pain that’s necessary for emotional growth. BY MARY COOK — How does a personal trainer help transform a flabby body into a hard, sculpted one? By repeating ...
Apr
2011
16
Spiritual Surf: Psychedelic Enlightenment

Spiritual Surf: Psychedelic Enlightenment

Tokin’ Messiah: Did Jesus smoke pot? ‘I saw the aztek sun’: Accounts from users of LSD and other stairways to heaven Necessary buzz: While some of us need sobriety, others insist only a substance can open the door to enlightenment...
Apr
2011
13
Goals collecting dust?

Goals collecting dust?

Why we stagnate despite our best intentions to achieve greatness, overcome addictions and compulsions — or, like, just be happy. BY MARY COOK — The next Pulitzer Prize winning novelist might be living next door to you but, for whatever reason, has yet to write a novel. Your best friend might want to quit smoking but is ...
Apr
2011
1
Spiritual Surf: Food addiction starves the soul

Spiritual Surf: Food addiction starves the soul

Edible idols: Chubby Christians question the Church’s role in obesity. Snacking on dopamines: Is food your drug of choice? Mouths of babes: Young overeaters are unlikely to live as long as the adults in their lives – and those adults are to blame...
Mar
2011
24
Spiritual Surf: Pleasures that make us tick (or tick like time bombs)

Spiritual Surf: Pleasures that make us tick (or tick like time bombs)

Over-enthused: When does passion cross over to addiction? Outshining Sheen: Would-be NFLer Erik Ainge says his addiction history blows away Charlie’s. India’s new gods: Bollywood celebs are so revered they’re getting away with crime...
Mar
2011
21
Spiritual Surf: Addicted to the addict, Charlie Sheen

Spiritual Surf: Addicted to the addict, Charlie Sheen

Jimmy Kimmel and dot.com sports mogul Mark Cuban are hooked: Sheen’s “surprise” late-night comedy apotheosis Tiger-blood royalties: Analyst upgrade and bull-run on Sheen T-shirt stock Curing life’s ills, addicts and Wynona Judd: Not-a-goddess embraces ‘Brain Training’ technology — a computer and EEG Law of...
Mar
2011
19
A brief history of my post-childhood sex life

A brief history of my post-childhood sex life

FROM THE ARCHIVES: “I had flings with over-sexed football players, a boss at a TV station — and now see them as fallout from sexual abuse in my Catholic home” MARINA GIULLIANI (Read part 1 , 2 and 3 of this Soul’s Code excerpt from the book, Sins of my Faith) — Being sexually-pleasured as a ...
Mar
2011
15
Spiritual Surf: Oprah's friend, James Arthur Ray, on trial for manslaughter

Spiritual Surf: Oprah’s friend, James Arthur Ray, on trial for manslaughter

Wall Street Journal: “You will feel as if you’re going to die. I guarantee that.“ Spiritual seekers who paid five-figures for a spiritual retreat are now on the stand: “Defense Works to discredit Sweat Lodge Statements” CNN: “Choosing to go in the sweat lodge, I believe she had something to prove to James...