Finding Peace

The more we try to help our kids the more we lose ourselves sometimes. Tips for reclaiming control of your life.

3 Steps To Create Holiday Peace & Maybe Even Some Joy

Are you dreading Thanksgiving & Christmas? When you’re already struggling because of your child’s substance use, the holidays can be overwhelming and painful. You can’t control what your child does, but you can be intentional with how you respond to what happens, plan ahead to meet your emotional needs, and set the tone for your …

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Release Anxiety, Panic, and Fear About Your Child’s Addiction Playlist

If you’re struggling with anxiety, fear, and panic about your child’s addiction this playlist is for you. So many struggling parents have reached out to me about this lately so I am putting some of my favorite podcasts and videos in one place for you. Listen as many times as you need to and take …

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Self Trust Builds Self Confidence

We project lack of self trust as lack of trust in others. If you trust yourself then you never have to worry about trusting anyone else. As long as you’re worried about trusting others you will always have trust issues. How my daughter’s addiction and my breast cancer helped me build trust in myself.

3 Steps to Avoid Holiday Disaster & Create Peace

Are you dreading the holidays? When you’re already struggling because of your child’s addiction, the holidays can quickly compound that stress. You can’t control what your child does, but you can be intentional with how you respond to what happens this year and set the tone for your family. Step 1 Decide ahead of time  …

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The opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety, it’s connection

An important part of supporting yourself and your child who is struggling with addiction is questioning all your old beliefs and creating intentional new ones that serve you. This video is one of the resources that helped me form my new beliefs about addiction because the connection aspect and findings of the research resonated with …

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Why you feel frustrated when your child that’s struggling with addiction won’t listen to you

The other day I was watching a video for my Reiki certification and one of the slides said if you want to keep pushing Reiki on someone who doesn’t want it then you need to look at yourself and why you want them to do it so bad. Of course that got me thinking about …

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