So it’s January and the party's over. I am filled with a sense of dread. It’s the same sense of dread that I feel when the sun is coming up about 6am, and I’m sobering up enough to know that I have to go home and sleep, suffer the hangover and face reality. I don’t know how to feel … Read more about Hitting rock bottom in January: New Year, New Life
Gone skiing for Christmas. Skiing? Seriously? That was my reaction to hearing about my friend’s Christmas holidays. At first, I thought it was very selfish to just up and leave and not do the traditional things with family and friends. How rude is that? Then, I thought about it a bit more and … Read more about Don’t go skiing this Christmas, check into rehab!
Recently I have been trying to help my 6-year-old son get through a difficult time in school. It’s his first year in school (after kindergarten) and he been adjusting to many changes. Mostly he takes it in his stride but one of his teachers is very strict, loud and in his words, “scary”. Twice … Read more about Why emotional resilience is a secret superpower