Superwoman? She Doesn’t Live Here Any More

Where did the notion come from that any of us had to be superwoman? And why didn’t anyone tell us that wearing a cape  isn’t the answer? As if women don’t have enough to do, and then to heap that sort of expectation on our heads, is it any wonder more and more women...

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...