The Karma Yoga Podcast with Wes Annac

Karma Yoga Podcast – Episode 2: Addiction, Spirituality, and Manipulation

An episode of The Karma Yoga Podcast with Wes Annac

By Wes Annac
The Karma Yoga Podcast is a weekly (or near-weekly) scripted show in which I'll discuss a range of topics including spiriutal philosophy.
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Karma Yoga Podcast – Episode 2: Addiction, Spirituality, and Manipulation
This week, I'll discuss the ways we can use spirituality to treat addiction. I'll also discuss the manipulation often associated with spirituality. Transcript: Sources: A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, Kaushik Misra, Ph.D., Amy K. Epner, Ph.D., and Galen Morgan Cooper, Ph.D., “Spiritual Approaches To Addiction Recovery”,, August 26, 2013 (updated March 14, 2016) - “Daily Spiritual Practices Are Helpful in Recovery”, DARA Thailand - “Meditation for Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Recovery”, Elements Behavioral Health, July 6, 2014 - “How Being Spiritual Helps in Addiction Recovery”, AddictionCenter, October 29, 2015 - Lance Dodes, M.D., “Spirituality and Addiction”, Psychology Today, March 17, 2015 - Elizabeth Hartney, Ph.D., “A Higher Power, Spirituality, and Addiction”, VeryWellMind, July 5, 2018 -
December 11, 2018
The Karma Yoga Podcast Episode 1: Cannabis, Hemp, and Buddhism
Episode one has arrived! In the first episode of the Karma Yoga Podcast, I share some interesting facts about cannabis and hemp. We also look at the life story of the man who created Buddhism. This is my first podcast, and admittedly, it’s a little cringey. It will get better! You can find my sources for the information shared in this podcast at this link: If you like this episode, check out for articles related to everything discussed here. Also, check out Karma Yoga Daily and Aware Culture on Facebook, and follow me on Twitter @Wes_Annac and @love_rebellion. Much love! Wes Annac :)
September 5, 2018
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