Change is Good – Reasons Why‏

CHANGE IS GOOD We use reasons to explain away why we don't want to do something different; reasons why we don't want to change. If we know that doing something different might help the situation, not doing something different is called "stupid." The best reason why has never solved the problem. Often reasons why are understandable, however what is not understandable is why we feel the need to have our lives dominated by reasons why we didn't do something different instead of focusing on … [Read more...]

It’s Not About The Nail‏

It’s Not About The Nail "Please don't try to fix me. I just need you to listen." Every man has heard these words. That's when they need to shut up and simply listen... … [Read more...]

Loneliness vs Alone-ness, OSHO – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Osho on Aloneness and Loneliness 'Those who have loved me, those who have received my love, I am committed to them. I will do everything to remain in the body, and I will do everything—even if I have to leave the body—to be continuously around you. You will not be able to see me, but I will be able to see you.' - Osho The aloneness is total and complete. Not loneliness but aloneness. Loneliness is always concerned with others; aloneness is concerned with oneself. Aloneness is … [Read more...]

Addiction is a Spiritual Dis-Ease, WOMEN in RECOVERY

Addiction is a spiritual disease. ... Because addiction is a direct assault against the Self, it is also a direct attack on the spirit or soul of the person suffering from the addiction. A person's spirit sustains life; addiction leads to spiritual death. One of most tragic conseqences of an addictive condition is the way it can destroy the heart and soul of a beautiful person. Whether the problem be drugs, alchohol, sex, gambling or work, the common pattern is that as the addictive … [Read more...]

Are You a Prisoner to CO-DEPENDENCY?

  A Celebration of Women Cares and wants YOU to  HEAL and CELEBRATE Your Life....    Are You a Prisoner to CO-DEPENDENCY?   Codependent adults bring their family-of-origin survival skills into their personal and professional relationships, where they only serve to perpetuate the all-too-familiar dramas of childhood. Characteristics of codependency include the following: • Difficulty identifying and communicating emotions • Confusion with roles and rules in … [Read more...]

Co-dependency & B.P.D., A.J. Mahari – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Co-dependence & BPD Codependence is defined in many ways. It is also very misunderstood by a great many people. There are many traps involved in being enmeshed in codependent relational patterns. In this article I outline 5 of the most common thought traps of those exhibiting codependent issues in relationships. I have learned these 5 main traps, not only from my own past life experience, but also over the last 9 years of life coaching with people who are wanting to change the ways … [Read more...]

Melody Beattie – WOMAN of ACTION

A Celebration of Women is elated to Celebrate the Life of this trail blazer that found through her own life experience solutions to some our world's deepest and darkest challenges faced by the human race, co-dependency. In her lifetime, she has survived abandonment, kidnapping, sexual abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, divorce, and the death of a child. “Beattie understands being overboard, which helps her throw bestselling lifelines to those still adrift,” said Time Magazine. Join us here … [Read more...]

Celebrate Recovery – Give Yourself a Break!

Celebrate Recovery ~~ Give Yourself a Break! Eight Recovery Principles based on the Beatitudes 1.Realize I’m not God; I admit that I am powerless to control my tendency to do the wrong thing and my life is unmanageable. "Happy are those who know they are spiritually poor." Matthew 5:3 2.Earnestly believe that God exists,that I matter to Him, and that He has the power to help me recover. "Happy are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Matthew 5:4 3.Consciously … [Read more...]

Motherhood … ’til Death Due Us Part !!!

  Motherhood is one of the toughest Roles on the planet !!! My mother and I have never been close although she would disagree. She has been that constant pain all my life and now I'm 41 and she is still making me feel terrible. My parents divorced when I was 4 and although I saw my Dad regularly we never were close, but since he died I wished he was still here so I could tell him it wasn't all his fault. You see, my mother spent all my life telling me how my … [Read more...]

March 9 is 'Get Over It' Day – Change Your Vibrations, Change Your Life

Good Riddance! By Carmen Honacker To celebrate and honor this, March 9 is 'Get Over It' Day! Check out the fun printable declaration of intent form. You can use it or share with friends and family if you feel they need to “get over it.”  We all have something we need to let go or get over in our lives. Change Your Vibrations, Change Your Life     For most of us, it’s difficult to lose people we care about due to fights or fall-outs. Even when people just get weeded out during natural … [Read more...]

March 9 is ‘Get Over It’ Day – Change Your Vibrations, Change Your Life

Good Riddance! By Carmen Honacker To celebrate and honor this, March 9 is 'Get Over It' Day! Check out the fun printable declaration of intent form. You can use it or share with friends and family if you feel they need to “get over it.”  We all have something we need to let go or get over in our lives. Change Your Vibrations, Change Your Life     For most of us, it’s difficult to lose people we care about due to fights or fall-outs. Even when people just get weeded out during natural … [Read more...]

CelebrateLove.com: Yesterday is History ~ Tomorrow is a Mystery

               Yesterday is History!   Tomorrow is a Mystery!   Couples who dwell or live in the past seldom are the ones you notice moving forward with anticipation to the future. My belief it that you should only look back to see how far you've come and to learn from the experience. To break free from the past you must look at the future as a mystery. Let things happen intentionally. This is, plan some unexpected romance with your partner. Begin to actively explore the mystery of love and … [Read more...]

Alina Mikos: 5 Signs He's Not In It for LOVE

  5 Signs He’s Not In It for Love By Alina Mikos Every relationship requires give and take, but if the two of you have a deep love and affection for one another, there will always be a healthy and happy balance in your partnership. Some men (and women) get into relationships with motivations other than love in their mind, which is fine if both are on the same page.   However, when the love and devotion of one party is not reciprocated, the relationship is in serious trouble. So whether he’s … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – 'Are YOU an Enabler?': 6 Ways to Stop, Holly Allender.

6 Ways to Stop Being an Enabler   By Holly Allender  It would be a lot easier to write this article if I had no experience with being an enabler. I could just spout things I’ve read about, refer you to the latest articles, and send you off to a support group with a box of tissues.     Let’s get real...   How healthy is it to give yourself completely to someone? Aren’t you tired of making excuses for their behavior or chemical dependency? Are you enjoying doing everything for him/her/them? … [Read more...]

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