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Zen of Recovery: The Fierce Type Eight

Type Eight in Recovery—The Challenger By Michael Naylor, M.Ed., CCS, LADC, CCPC Copyright 2021, Version 1.2 “I will devour your half-heartedness.” ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                             The Heart and Soul of Type Eight        When men enter Mercy House rehab they meet Dominic, a tall, broad-shouldered, kick-your-ass-swaggering, confidant-as-God, pony-tailed Dominican. An addiction counselor with eighteen years clean from heroin, …

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Addiction. Recovery. Enneagram. Thoughts to Ponder Traveling the Labyrinth

The Dynamics of Relapse Patterns, Recovery, Addiction and the Enneagram: Some Thoughts to Ponder—by Michael Naylor, M.Ed, CCS, LADC, CCPC, Director of the Maine Enneagram Center for Transformation & Change.                                                                                       Copyright 2021 www.enneagrammaine.com/Addiction/ The following identifies some of the patterns, pitfalls, and misunderstandings that contribute to an individual relapsing back into their substance …

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Reversing Negative Attitudes – (transcript of a talk) JG Bennett Talk given at Leighton House, Kensington, London November 7, 1972

“The problem in front of us all is how to live in a world that is being increasingly dominated by negative forces; how to become possible channels for transmission of positive forces. How not to get oneself caught into the stream of negativity. It seems easy enough to decide in one’s own mind that this …

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