November 2013

If your loved one is suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, it can be a frustrating experience – all your pleading, cajoling, explaining and advice will most likely not work. This is due to the powerful pull of addiction and the denial which is very much a part of it.
Have you ever felt so tired, beat-down and stressed out that conjuring feelings of gratitude seemed downright ridiculous, and perhaps even a little infuriating?
If so, you are not alone. The truth is, most of us have been raised in an environment where negativity trumps gratitude.