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Black Widow - Tangled | Part II | By Taryn

How was it possible that MY 'Casino Royale' 007 Bond girl whom I had created a few hours ago, was right there, those piercing eyes looking at ME...looking at HER? Okay, I know that to anyone else she was just an image on a slot machine but…
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Black Widow | Part 1 - The Web | By Taryn

It was an ordinary day for me that particular day, until a good friend of mine phoned me excited that he had just sold his car & for a higher price he had purchased it for...and he had cash...lots of it...a celebration was in order! I…

My Yellow Brick Road to Recovery Coaching | Lisa Ann Catano

I started dieting at the age of ten, the same year my father committed suicide. I stole my mother’s Fibre Trim tablets as I believed that I was fat. This perception was conceived from a tender age and looking into the mirror only magnified…
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Challenge and Change...The Chaos of Recovery!?!

One of the recurring themes in the recovery coaching work that I do is that people think that once they have undergone possible treatment and are now working their recovery, that life is going to be easy.  That everything is miraculously going…
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When I is Replaced by We...

It's been a while since I posted!  Namely because the start to this year has been nothing sort of hectic and not quite what I was hoping for the the New Year clock struck twelve, but we forge on with hope and fortitude.  I also migrated my…
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I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become!

There is no shame in being or knowing someone with a substance abuse disorder! It's time to let go of the guilt and embarrassment that is felt around having a dependence on a substance.  People who develop substance abuse disorders are not…