Happiness Quotient: Date or Drink?

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’ll continue to get what they get until...

Is Our Culture Contaminated With Wine?

I did a podcast not long ago and the question posed was something to the effect of how did I think drinking was becoming more embedded in our culture? For starters, you can’t go anywhere anymore without alcohol being shoved in your face. Want to get your nails done?...

Femme Fatale or Alcoholic?

You can’t watch Netflix (Mad Men comes to mind), Showtime, or any movie for that matter without being inundated with drinking scenes. Even HGTV has jumped on the bandwagon. Couples looking for their first house, their dream house or maybe a beach house make stupid...

The Dark Side of Wine

Can a Night Out With the Girls Really Kill My Marriage? The new alcoholic is more apt to have a job, make great money, and possibly even carry a diaper bag. With all the stress it takes to maintain a career, and now a family—well sometimes it seems to be too much. A...
Indicators that alcohol may be taking over your life

Indicators that alcohol may be taking over your life

Are you unsure of whether or not you have a drinking problem? Do you worry that you may be following in the footsteps of an alcoholic parent but your friends only encourage you to join the party and not worry about it? Here are some other indications that alcohol may...
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...