Tag: love

Tikken Olam – Healing the World Begins with Each of Us

I finally saw the Won’t you be my Neighbor? movie (the most successful biopic in film history) about Fred Rogers. I highly recommend it because the world so needs his message right now. And apparently many individuals do too. As the film ended and the theater went silent, I heard one woman burst into sobs

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Is Alcohol Dissolving Your Relationships ?

When I first became alcohol-free, when I first stopped drinking, I was so pleased. So proud. My life opened up. I looked to my husband for support and love – and to my amazement didn’t actually get what I expected. In the cold light of day he carried on exactly like ‘him.’ 😤 What I

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The Simplicity of How This Mom Finally Stopped Drinking

Woman in house

The image at the beginning of this post is literally how I used to feel. I used to feel trapped in the domesticity that I had chosen. I was a vibrant, active, loving wife and mom. Like many of my friends, I had my children after becoming established in my career. My daughter was born

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BOOM ! Rethink the Drink

Ok so sometimes life is shitThere’s no denying itBut by being sober We learn to live in the chaos And make sense of it We find we are stronger We can help others for longer Instead of just focusing on ourself Leaving their needs on the shelf We can bolster the self worth of others We can be better friends, lovers,

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