guilt

Moving Beyond Guilt

It was St Patrick’s’ Day and what we thought would be just another day turned out to be a day we would celebrate in our family’s history for generations to come.My family’s heritage stems from the Irish and Scottish coasts. The Scotch-Irish culture was home to my family until they migrated to Boston, Massachusetts, and…

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Self

Let Go of Shame

“If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t survive.”  ~ Brené Brown Do you feel shame because of your addiction? The thing is, there is plenty of shame to go around when it comes to addiction. Family members, especially parents, feel it as well. I felt anxious…

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