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“The new Tesla goes from 0 to 100 in 2.5 seconds. The only thing faster than that is a co-dependent who goes from 0 to “dead-in-a-ditch” in one second flat!” Felix Vikhman (paraphrase) Addiction impacts every member of a household, from the oldest members of the family to infants, toddlers and teens. When someone in

Recovery and the Family

“If the addict is pleased with your help, you are probably enabling… If the addict is pissed as hell, you are probably helping!” Sandy Swenson Addiction has an impact on every member of a household, from the oldest members of the family to infants, toddlers and teens. When someone in your home has a drug,

Addiction, Denial, and Self Care

“Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self and give the care it requires, we do it not only for ourselves, but for the many others whose lives

The Impostor Syndrome

Don’t be fooled by me. Don’t be fooled by the face I wear For I wear a mask, a thousand masks, Masks that I’m afraid to take off And none of them is me. “Please Hear What I Am Not Saying” – Charles C. Finn The Imposter Syndrome, or Impostor Phenomenon is a psychological phenomenon

Rob Ford, Addiction, and the Santa Claus Parade

I have watched with interest the travails of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford play out over these past months. Addiction and recovery play a large role in both my personal and professional lives so I view this situation with perhaps more nuance that the media at this point. The issue as it appears to me is

Adult Children of Addictions

Many who grew up in families affected by the disease of alcoholism never did really grow up in many ways. Yes, they grew up physically — but emotionally, psychologically, and spiritually many are still stuck back there in early childhood. Children of alcoholic homes never learned a “normal” way of thinking, feeling or reacting. As

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