Many Paths Lead to Recovery: Can We Stop All the Judging?

There is no shortage of misconceptions and hurt feelings swirling about when it comes to 12-step based recovery verses recovery from opiate abuse that extols the virtues of medication-assisted therapy. It doesn’t take but a few minutes of perusing the internet...

Are Your Lofty Expectations Killing You? Making You Feel Depressed?

Anxious, stressed. It’s hard to have a conversation with anyone anymore without those two words cropping up. What seeps into the conversation next are the medications people take to deal with their anxiety and stress, but do those medications work? Over the last...

Desperation Can be a Gift!

Today Can be Your Day of Reckoning! Most women need to feel at least mildly desperate before they are willing to look at their life and make the necessary changes. A hundred forms of unhappiness can ensue, but people will keep on doing what they do and they will...

Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attacks: Yes, There is a Solution!

Anxiety, depression, and panic attacks are three common complaints that I hear from women; what most women don’t understand or want to hear is that these three maladies often have roots that are soaked in wine. Let’s time-travel back to middle school age so you can...
Benefits of Rethinking the Drink

Benefits of Rethinking the Drink

The benefits of rethinking the drink are many: increased self-esteem and self-respect, increased ability to make rational decisions, decreases the risk of breast and other cancers, decreased guilt and shame, decreased risk of divorce, better relationships, better...