Author Archive for Amy Eden

What’s Kind Book Buy Friday?

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Are we being selfish trouble-makers when we say “no”? Or, rather, are we truly and simply expressing ourselves? We may actually be saying, “I prefer this other thing, or this other thing delights me.” Listen to those you care about when they say “no” — what delights them? What are they saying? What’s another way [...]

Win a copy of my book for a friend (or yourself) this week

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I’m promoting my book on its Facebook page, here. This week — you can enter to receive a complimentary copy of the book or eBook (I’m giving-away one of each). –amy Know someone who needs more self-kindness and compassion in their life? Win a free copy of The Kind Self-Healing Book… Posted by The Kind [...]

I was going to start a new habit and then completely forgot. Again.

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On a recent Saturday, a coaching client described something I’ve come to think of as a particular kind of amnesia, ‘amnesia of intention’. It’s a kind of forgetfulness, but extremely complete. While she and I were talking, I had an ‘ah-ha!’ moment because it was the first time I’d heard someone describe the experience. While [...]

When Our Brothers and Sisters Grow Up Addicts: The Sibling Project

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We want to break the family inheritance chain: our parents were narcissists, alcoholics, or emotionally abusive and we want the problems connected to that to Stop. With. Us.¬† We live our lives alongside the mantra. ‘Not going to marry an addict’ or ‘Not going to become an addict.’ No one wants to repeat mistakes, particularly [...]

Being in a Relationship with an Adult Child of an Alcoholic

I wrote the following article about what it’s like to be in a relationship with an adult child of an alcoholic¬†for the Love & Life Toolbox (here’s the article). Sharing here as well! ————————————————————– Being in a relationship with an adult child of an alcoholic Have you heard the one about the confused man whose [...]