Bountiful Bristol Bulletin


Oil addiction, Spiritual recovery Talk-Chris Johnstone June 19th, 7.30pm Bristol by nadiacatkinhillman
June 13, 2007, 7:55 pm
Filed under: peak oil

Tuesday June 19th, 7.30pm, evening talk at St Stephen’s Church, St
Stephen’s Avenue, Bristol BS1 1EG 7.30pm £3 entry.
Even George Bush has talked about oil addiction. But what he hasn’t
mentioned so much is how insights and strategies from addictions
treatment can be applied to recovery from oil dependence. Drawing on
spiritual insights used by self-help recovery groups, Addictions
Specialist Dr Chris Johnstone explores how letting go of oil
dependence can help us move towards an improved quality of life and
spiritual wellbeing.  He also explores how spiritual perspectives can
help us find our power to face challenges like Peak Oil and Climate
Change.
Dr Chris Johnstone is author of the self-help book Find Your Power – a
guide to cultivating positive vision and finding the power to live
from this. He has worked in Bristol’s Specialist Alcohol Service for
fifteen years and been involved in the Transition City/Town movement.
He has a website at http://www.chrisjohnstone.info
For details of the Agora Programme at St Stephen’s Church, see
http://www.agoraspace.org/

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