Sober Zen

Sabrina Vallis
3 min readFeb 8, 2024

Emotional sobriety is hard but it is a pre-requisite of staying sober

Zen, the circle of enlightenment (Image from Clicr.com)

What does zen mean? As adjective it means “peaceful and calm”, as noun:noun

  1. a Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism emphasizing the value of meditation and intuition rather than ritual worship or study of scriptures.

2. Zen is the Japanese pronunciation of a Chinese word, ch’an, which comes from a Sanskrit root meaning “thought,” “absorption, A” or “meditation.” And meditation is at the heart of Zen, along with

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Sabrina Vallis

Sobriety writer. NLP Master Practitioner and Nutritionist. Current research: Addiction and the Brain: Ways to Heal. Neuroscience helps us quit.