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Now that I've stopped...how do I stay stopped!?

I meet so many people who have stopped!  Stopped drinking..stopped using drugs...stopped addictive behaviour...and they truly want to stay there.  But there is a vast divide, the Grand Canyon of good intentions, that separates wanting and…
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My Learnings in the Recovery Coach Training Process | By Lisa Ann Catano

I noticed a gap in the recovery process en route to my own healing practices following the 12-step program. When it came to finding a job and reintegrating back into society as a functional citizen, I could not find the tools in the program,…
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The Foundation | Recovery Wellness (Outpatient) Programme

The Recovery Wellness Programne is 21-day programme that focuses on spirit, body and mind.  It is an adult education, peer support and coaching program that develops the survivor while acknowledging the victim and helps individuals to develop…
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Women's Month - Let's Get Real Ladies! | By Ingrid Lotze

Women’s Month – Lets Get Real Ladies! Women’s Day – A day filled with charge for both men and women and yet not many know what the day commemorates, never mind what the month is about! On Women’s Day I was part of a group of…
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What is #RecoveryCapital?

As a person in long-term recovery as well as a coach that works with individuals and groups around substance abuse and addictive behaviour disorders, I sometimes find the amount of ideas, thought, theories and models around addiction and recovery…
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Pursuing Purpose | By Zanny Collings

He died, after years of depression, drug abuse and multiple suicide attempts…he died. The last attempt was successful.  How my heart bled for a chance to see him again.  To hear his voice and to see him smile, but all that gripped my heart…
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It's not the substance that's the problem...it's the behaviour!

I don't know if what I'm about to put out into the public domain is a good idea considering the work that I do as a Recovery Coach, but I've discovered that the more I embrace my recovery principles such as honesty, integrity and, the more I…
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Are You Living the Life You Imagined!?

Sometimes there is a question during a coaching session that really resonates with me.  Powerful questions that leave you with a strange sense of discomfort, mulling over them for ages…looking into the deep recesses of your conscious and…