Women

Women

Let’s take a closer look at articles about (and for) women dealing with addiction or dealing with someone close to them suffering from addiction.

Articles About Women

Do You Know a Workaholic?

Do You Know a Workaholic?

I was so busy working that I missed July 5 National Workaholics Day. I guess I am guilty as charged. In fact, it wasn’t until a Forbes article undulated before my tired work eyes did, I ever know there was a National Workaholic Day. In my life every day is a workday....

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Are You Reckless? Is Addiction Reckless Behavior?

Are You Reckless? Is Addiction Reckless Behavior?

Lately I have been thinking about what prompts reckless behavior. We all know that in the past 4 months we have been cautioned to act with reserve, to stay put, to social distance and to wear masks. However, life is messy, and events have occurred which have served as...

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SoundBath Experience – The Integratron 

SoundBath Experience – The Integratron 

*Image courtesy The Integratron website As I welcome my 73rdyear, I decided I wanted to experience new and different ways of healing. There is nothing very remarkable about 73, not like 21, 25, 50, 65 or even 70. Seventy-Three means 72 is gone, and 74 is approaching....

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How To Talk To Your Friend About Their Drug Problem

How To Talk To Your Friend About Their Drug Problem

Talking to a friend about personal matters is never easy. Talking to them about their alcohol or other drug use can be even harder. Drug addiction is an escalating problem in the United States and there is a good chance that you know at least one person with a...

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Ode to My Younger Self

Ode to My Younger Self

At 72, I look back on my life and here are 13 things I might tell my younger self: You will make mistakes. These are guideposts for new beginnings. Be gentle with your soul. Life and death are inextricably tied. Thus is an okay phenomena. Do not be fearful. You will...

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How to be a widow and other fun tips

How to be a widow and other fun tips

The following is an excerpt from my book, Falling Up: A Memoir of Renewal. I owe a great debt of gratitude to Alan David Stanger, a raucous gentlemen. Neither of us was strong enough, savy enough or smart enough to say goodbye. We had simply reached a truce and were...

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This Valentines Day, Don’t be in the SNARK TANK

This Valentines Day, Don’t be in the SNARK TANK

With Valentine’s Day fast upon us, advertisers undulate before our eyes hearts and flowers, gifts and chocolates, teddy bears and fancy restaurants. As such, it’s a great time to take a look at the relationships we might be in and if they are helpful or not. In some...

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Additional Resources For Women

Women for Sobriety

Falling Up: A Memoir of Renewal
Louise Stanger

Learn To Thrive
Louise Stanger

Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence
Alexandra Katehakis & Tom Bliss

Making Advances
Marnie C. Ferree