Depression, 3 Women’s Stories – WOMEN in RECOVERY

  3 Women's Stories   Women in Recovery, a video presented by the Southwest Regional Mental Health Board. Three women share their personal recovery stories and how they reclaimed their lives and moved forward in their roles as mother, wife, business owner, worker, and friend. Southwest Connecticut - Norwalk, CT Women's mental health: The Facts Depressive disorders account for close to 41.9% of the disability from neuropsychiatric disorders among women compared to 29.3% … [Read more...]

Suha Sagban – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this transformed woman, one that rose above her own adversity, self doubt and on a mission to empower all women, especially those that suffer from childhood abuse and/or molestation. She trailed a path in this world to find her 'purpose in life' and achieve fulfillment. This gypsy soul ... a true Power of Example for all the women of our world, she is now here to help YOU do the same.       WOMAN of … [Read more...]

BarBara ‘BB’ Whorley Crawford – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of a real life Hero. This woman devotes her life to the health and well being of her nation's soldiers and victims of war, specializing in trauma resolution, including parents that have lost a child, or victims of violent crimes like MURDER, RAPE. She is the InterACTive, MotivACTional Speaker/Trainer who moves her audiences to ACTion in their lives. A true Positive Force of Action is now here to help the Women of our … [Read more...]

Celebrate the ‘Second Talk’

Menopause literally means the "end of monthly cycles" (the end of monthly periods aka menstruation), from the Greek word pausis (cessation) and the root men- (month). Menopause is an event that typically (but not always) occurs in women in midlife, during their late 40s or early 50s, and it signals the end of the fertile phase of a woman's life. However, rather than being defined by the state of the uterus and the absence of menstrual flow, menopause is more accurately defined as the permanent … [Read more...]

Thriving through SADS – December is Awareness Month

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) December Is Seasonal Depression Awareness Month Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression, winter blues, summer depression, summer blues, or seasonal depression, is a mood disorder in which people who have normal mental health throughout most of the year experience depressive symptoms in the winter or summer, spring or autumn year after year. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), SAD is not a … [Read more...]

Truth or Dare: Are you an Addict in Denial? – WOMEN in RECOVERY

    Truth or Dare! Let's begin with the Big Question: Are you an Addict in Denial?       Denial and Addiction: Becoming Aware of the Inner Voice that Leads to Self-Destruction Anyone who has been around 12-Step programs for any length of time has inevitably heard the old saying “Denial is more than a river in Egypt.” Indeed, when it comes to addictive behaviors of any sort, denial is definitely a whole lot more than a slogan. It is often the underlying dynamic that … [Read more...]

Anxiety Be Gone – WOMEN in RECOVERY

“Angels fly because they take themselves lightly ...” Anxiety - Dealing with our Shame To recover from excessive anxiety means dealing with our shame. Carla had some help in getting over her fear of skiing. But neither her husband nor the ski instructor could have forced her to keep on trying. They could offer information, encouragement and support, but she had to do the work. The turning point for her wasn't the lessons. It was the moment when, in spite of her fear and her … [Read more...]

Sheila Denaburg ~ WOMAN of ACTION

A Celebration of Women is elated to Celebrate the Life yet another amazing woman that rose above circumstance of great challenge. She persevered, survived, followed her heart and now thrives; living her dreams ... a true power of example for all the Women of our World. The primary message of this woman to the Women of our World is in the following statement:   " ... finally at 50 years old, I took my first art class. I loved it and my true life expression was born. "   It's … [Read more...]

Spiritual Re-Awakening {Acsension} in Women

~ SPIRITUAL ASCENSION ~ Humankind is in the midst of a Massive Spiritual Awakening. Spiritual Re-Awakening requires you spend some time Alone, in quiet thought. Divine Guidance has opened the door... You were created to make a difference to Impact our Society to make this world a better place. It is important that you allow Yourself to decompress find quiet time to reflect, continue to grow spiritually, nourish yourself spiritually and emotional. Listen and … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – Holiday Anxiety~~Learn to Relax!

Social Anxiety Disorder may be met with negative reactions from people who are not aware or have not experienced an anxiety related condition themselves. Social Anxiety Disorder has been named one of the Top 10 “Yuppie” conditions. The disorder is categorized with similar conditions including: Chronic Fatigue, Tennis Elbow, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gluten Allergy, Epstein-Barr virus (or EBV), Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Restless Leg Syndrome, Seasonal Affective Disorder, and … [Read more...]

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