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Let Your Inner Phoenix Out

  For those of you who are unfamiliar with or who need a refresher about, the story of the phoenix comes from Greek mythology and is the story of a bird that bursts into flames and then rises again from the ashes. It’s a symbol of rebirth, change, renewal, and most of all, rising above . . . . Continue Reading

You Might Be a Feminist If…

  Feminist. Somehow, that’s become a dirty word. Mostly due to a backlash from the male population who probably feel somehow threatened, many people perceive feminists as man-hating, masculine, angry women. This is clearly demonstrated in one of the popular anti-feminist movement terms: “femi-nazi.” What’s surprising to me is that there are women out there . . . . Continue Reading

The Role of Family Therapy in Substance Abuse Treatment

Family therapy recognizes that the dynamics of a family need to be addressed when one of its members is in need of treatment, such as for mental illness or substance abuse – or both. Family therapy may also be called couple and family therapy, marriage and family therapy, family systems therapy, and family counseling. It’s . . . . Continue Reading

13 Life Lessons for Our Daughters

James Brown had a popular song called “It’s a man’s world.” And, even though he recorded it back in 1966, girls today still need to know that they have just as much of a claim to stake in this world as boys do. Here are 13 life lessons for our daughters. #1. Enjoy your own . . . . Continue Reading

9 Excuses That Will Keep You Miserable

The only thing that holds us back from being the best versions of ourselves that we could possibly be is the excuses that we give ourselves not to try. Excuses are one of the key ingredients to misery, especially for the alcoholic or addict who needs recovery to improve on their life beyond their own . . . . Continue Reading

What the Life You Deserve is like

Life is an incredible gift. I know that when I look into a sky smeared with colors of a warm sunset, or I share moments of true happiness with those closest to me. I feel that this life is something so amazing there are no words intense or beautiful enough to express it. This is . . . . Continue Reading

If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes: Why You Keep Ending Up in The Same Types of Relationships

Okay, Okay. So, you’ve heard your friends complain about it. And maybe you’re guilty of it, too: you keep ending up in the same types of relationships and you can’t understand why. Well, before we go into the “Why?” it’s important to stop beating yourself up about it and realize that the beauty of dating . . . . Continue Reading

10 Things to Remember During Early Sobriety

Being a woman in early sobriety can be very hard at times but it does get better. There are many tips on how to stay sane and sober. I made a list of 10 things to remember during early sobriety. 10 Things to Remember During Early Sobriety: 1. It’s all about progress not perfection; take . . . . Continue Reading

15 Life Lessons We Can Learn from Bridesmaids

  It may be a comedy but, the movie, Bridesmaids is chock-full of great advice for us women to take into consideration. In no particular order, here are 15 life lessons we can learn from Bridesmaids. #1. Be Tactful Having a little tact and diplomacy is a great way to interact with your fellow human being. . . . . Continue Reading

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