Mindfulness, Addiction, and the Path of Lifelong Sobriety
Shambhala Publications, Paperback, 9781590308288, 149pp.
Publication Date: October 12, 2010
"Ordinary Recovery" is a revised edition of Alexander's book "Cool Water," with a new foreword, a new preface by the author, updates throughout the book, and a new resources section.
“Bill Alexander gets at the blood and soul of recovery.”—Kevin Griffin, author of One Breath at a Time
“Unpretentious and profound. Alexander’s book shows readers that simple awareness itself has the magical power to heal.”—Publishers Weekly
“The engaging story of an ordinary alcoholic who takes an extraordinary path to recovery, as he combines the ancient wisdom and tough discipline of Zen practice with the time-tested path of the Twelve Steps.”—Jan Chozen Bays, author of Mindful Eating