Author, Speaker, Addiction & Relinquishment Consultant, Relinquishee, Adoptee, MPE

Finding Trust Again

One of the hardest aspects of being a trauma and addiction survivor is being able to recover to the point where we can learn to

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Where to Go Now?

Consider these statistics from the recent COVID-19 survey: Twenty percent of respondents reported increased substance use since the COVID-19 pandemic began. One in three

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Slow Down

In the past few months, many of us have been forced to really slow down. Whether we’ve lost our jobs, had them suspended, were told

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Whose Recovery is Best?

Recently, there has been some upheaval in the recovery circles—especially the traditional ones, such as AA—about the article “The Patriarchy of Alcoholics Anonymous” by Holly

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The False Glamor of Drunk

One of the biggest myths about alcohol and drinking is that it’s a glamorous pursuit that has fuelled creativity of many famous artists and writers.

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You MUST be Happy!

One of the biggest lies about new-age spirituality and places that practice them (like some Social Media communities and  some 12-step programs) is that we’re

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