Are You A Good Listener?

Do you sometimes feel like you are speaking, but whoever you are speaking to is not getting your message? Maybe it goes over their head or they simply nod or mumble so it is painfully obvious they aren’t listening?

And the […]

Fellowship

As many of you know, I have been working on a great project that is very close to my heart and embodies my life purpose.

I have heard my whole life that if you love what you do, you never feel […]

How To Change Your Life

It’s not so hard to change your life. One of the things I am aware of in my twisty little brain, is my ability to be so hard on myself. As they say, we are our own worst critic… or […]

Kansas City Firefighter, Heroin, and Child Endangerment

A story hit the headlines that has Kansas City up in arms. It is sad, frightening, and has sparked a lot of conversation about addiction and what is right and wrong. For me, this is further proof that addiction does […]

My Recovery Is Not Anonymous

I think there is a misconception about the nature of ‘anonymous’ in 12-Step programs. The way I was taught was that I am welcome to share my recovery with anyone I choose and I can be as open about it […]

Kansas City Life Coach- FAQs

How is a life coach different from a counselor?
Life Coaching is not counseling. Counseling can have a focus on issues that are based in your past or mental health related where coaching is an approach to moving forward creating the […]

What Are Your Deal Breakers?

Deal breakers are something I use a lot in my practice with clients working on different things. The term seems to get more attention when it is related to dating, but I use it for a lot of things just […]

I’m Sorry

Enabling

Enabling is a topic I deal with frequently. Whether I am working with a family for an intervention, or just working toward getting healthy in general. This is also a behavior that is not exclusive to parent-child relationships, but often […]

Michael Phelps Addiction and Recovery

Sometimes it is hard for me to believe how cunning an baffling addiction is. Addicted people are usually very smart, charming, and funny people. And this disease is complicated, indiscriminate, and vicious.

Oftentimes, addicted people are very high performing people. […]

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