Binge Drinking – Taking Away Your Own Power

By Patricia O’Gorman, Ph.D.
Author of
The Resilient Woman: Mastering the 7 Steps to Personal Power
(publication date 3/5/13)
pre-order available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Most women read “Excessive alcohol consumption is the third leading cause of
preventable death in the United States and is a risk factor for many health and societal
problems,” (1), and think, “Oh, too bad, this really […]

The Power of Resilience


When tragedy strikes with the death of a loved one, a serious illness or a job loss, some people fall apart, while others adapt to such life-changing events more easily.

Being resilient is what makes the difference.

“Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy or significant stress—it means bouncing […]

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12 Principles of Healing from Trauma and Codependency

1.  Healing Takes Time. 
Let’s face it, it took awhile for you to get where you are.  Likewise your recovery will also take time.  Give yourself the gift of allowing this process of self-parenting to unfold for you.  Know that it can’t be rushed. It’s a process, not an event.  What is important is […]