Archive for Blogs & People – Page 2

Help Raise Awareness about Almost Alcoholism (on TV!)

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We are seeking individuals who have come to believe they are in the almost alcoholic zone and would consider being interviewed for a major documentary on new ways to understand and deal with drinking problems. Are you, or a friend, in your 40s or 50s and drink…regularly…but aren’t necessarily an alcoholic? Are willing to take [...]

What do You Get When You Cross a Narcissist?

I’ve been posting more and more on my Facebook Page for GWNI and wanted to share this morning’s post: Last night I was trying to come up with a riddle about dealing with personality disorders – like, If you cross a martyr by asserting your needs, you get a crying lump of self-pity… And: If [...]

Essay from the UK on the Adult-Children Inside Riots

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This post was written for GWNI by a reader in the UK, his meditation on being an adult child on the periphery of angry rioting in London.    South London, all terraced houses, 24-hour newsagents, and run-down council estates all crushed in cheek by jowl, has, this week, resembled a war zone. As an Adult Child this is not a scenario I’m unfamiliar [...]

Yes, Adult Children of Alcoholics Can Suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Heal from PTSD

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Readers, you are in for a real treat. This winter I was fortunate enough to have two conversations about post traumatic stress disorder PTSD with trauma specialist Dr. Marylene Cloitre. The following article is based on our conversations. Do You Have PTSD from Childhood? Panic.  Anxiety.  Fear. Nightmares.  Insomnia.  Fuzzy-brain feeling.  Indecision.  Confusion.  Out-of-body numbness.  [...]

Caroline Casey on Who Am I and What do I Really, Really Want to Do with My Life?

Caroline Casey is one of my true heroes. Enjoy -