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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 [...]

Christmas and Perfume

If ever there was a season celebrating resilience it is the Christmas Season.  As women, this season represents a virtual treasure trove of elements around which we build our resilience, because our resilience is built around our response to stress; and this is the season of stress, both good stress and the other kind. During [...]

12 Steps for Successful Parenting for Families Affected by Addiction

  Step 1 Admit powerlessness over your ability to protect you children from pain and become willing to surrender to your love and not your control. Step 2 Find hope in the belief that recovery is possible through faith and an acceptance of the fact that we are never really alone. Step 3 Reach out [...]

By |May 24th, 2012|Categories: 12 steps, addiction, families|Comments Off on 12 Steps for Successful Parenting for Families Affected by Addiction
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