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  1. Lori
    July 2, 2014 @ 3:09 pm

    Thanks for you!

    • Fred Davis
      July 2, 2014 @ 3:43 pm

      And thanks to you, too, Lori! I very much appreciate the encouragement.

      In joy,

  2. Philip P
    July 3, 2014 @ 9:21 pm

    I teach yoga and I’ll often encourage (others) to surrender to the pose. I’ll often add “Remember in yoga surrender doesn’t mean giving up so much as giving in.” Reflecting on the omnipresent truth that it is much easier to give advice than to take it. I do what I can to remember that ‘surrender’ is a verb.
    thanks for the post Fred.

    • Fred Davis
      July 3, 2014 @ 10:39 pm

      Thank you, Philip! Best to you and your students!

  3. Susan
    July 5, 2014 @ 1:24 pm

    Hello Fred..Thank you…I always love your absolute honesty. I have come to the conclusion that almost all of the suggestions in my head are lies and will lead to the unskillful patterns that have dominated my life. A good example of this used to be ‘I really need a drink’. This was despite the carnage that always ensued. A highly unskilfull pattern which thankfully I no longer have….thanks in part to Beyond Recovery. So grateful to You for writing it x

    • Fred Davis
      July 5, 2014 @ 3:55 pm

      Thank you, Susan! Other lies I noticed along those lines were, “This time it’ll be different,” “I just need to control myself,” and “I’ll just have a couple”. 🙂

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