Writing Myself Back to Life.

Writing Myself Back to Life.

“You write because you need to write, or because you hope someone will listen or because writing will mend something broken inside you or bring something back to life.” ― Joanne Harris I began writing basically as soon as I learned my ABC’s. Writing is one of my...
8 Gifts of Starting Over

8 Gifts of Starting Over

“Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.” – Richard Bach If your inquisitive nephew gets into the china cabinet and knocks over your Royal Copenhagen glass vase, you’re going to find a thousand pieces of shattered glass scattered across your living room...
The Silver Lined Clouds of Suffering

The Silver Lined Clouds of Suffering

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” – Helen Keller Often when people learn that I am a counselor and wellness coach they ask, “Don’t you get tired of hearing people’s problems day after day? Isn’t it depressing?” I...
Getting Sober Was the Easy Part

Getting Sober Was the Easy Part

“Pain in this life is not avoidable, but the pain we create avoiding pain is avoidable.” – R.D. Laing On January 3, 2010 at about 11:00 pm eastern time, my husband of over 25 years told me he thought I was drinking too much.  In all the years we’d been together,...