October 9, 2014

Self-Care, Guilt, Blame and Addiction

Today’s guest, Angie Geren, discovered the power of self-care and self-love on her own journey.  Having lived with addiction, abuse and personal self-loathing, she discovered how to value, appreciate, and celebrate who she was and is.  Many parents go through the experiences of guilt and shame as they wrestle with the choas of a child’s addiction. It only when they begin to take care of themselves in the simplest of ways, to quit assigning themselves blame for the situation, and begin to grow from those behaviors do they find the strength and the courage to manage the issue differently and celebrate their lives. 

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Addiction Conversation Podcast
About Dave Cooke

Dave Cooke is a dad on a mission. His mission is to help parents get control of their lives over the powerful, destructive influences of a child's addiction. As the father of a son in a ten year heroin battle, Dave knows all to well the challenges parents and families face. He also knows there is a way to find peace in the chaos. It is his mission to help parents discover their path to a healthier, balanced life even if a child's active addiction is still part of their daily journey.