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Fountain House Symposium Sheds Light On Anxiety

New York, N.Y. More than 600 attendees convened at The Pierre on May 6 for the annual Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon, which over the past 16 years has become New York’s premier lay forum addressing issues of serious mental illness. This year’s topic was The Anxiety Epidemic: New Research • New Insights. Elizabeth Vargas […]

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How the Theory of Alcoholism is Flawed and May Harm Society

By Annie Grace. While Alcoholics Anonymous’ long held theory that alcoholics are ‘allergic to alcohol’ provides solace for millions of self-proclaimed alcoholics, the theory may be impacting how society approaches alcohol. The negative impact of alcohol use on American society has been increasing since A.A.s inception in 1939. Consider: Currently 71% of Adult Americans regularly drink (NIAAA) up from 59% in 1939, when A.A. […]

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The Wonderland@IAAC Literary festival is this Weekend Oct 19-20 in New York City

Himalayan Sessions compiles contemplative compositions by world music icons to donate instruments to underprivileged kids

Sabbe Sañkhara Aniccã: All Conditioned Things Are Impermanent

Dharamshala for Americans: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Hometown

Simple: Whatever Faith Tradition, It’s All About Kindness

In Himalayas: Once Greater Tibet, Now Tragically Divided