Overcoming Low Self Esteem

Elizabeth discusses the fifth of the five patterns of Codependency – Low Self Esteem. Sharing from her “lived experience” as a person in long term recovery from addiction, she takes a deep dive in to this common set of coping mechanisms. The Five patterns of codependency: Denial Compliance Avoidance Control Low Self Esteem Here is…

Surrender to Win – Delusions of Control

Surrender to Win – Delusions of Control Several years ago, I wrote a song titled Surrender to Win. This song describes the paradox that has been a deep lesson in many areas of my life. For much of my life, I unconsciously believed that I had some kind of control over others. This was a coping…

Use Your Words & Empower Your Life

Use Your Words & Empower Your Life As a songwriter, I have an intimate understanding of the power of words. I have lived most of my life at the intersection of songwriting and recovery. It amazes me how much these two seemingly different areas of life rely on the power of language. In this five…

Are you Saying Yes, When you Mean No?

Elizabeth discusses the second of the five patterns of Codependency – Compliance. Sharing from her “lived experience” as a person in long term recovery from addiction, she takes a deep dive in to this common set of coping mechanisms. The Five patterns of codependency: Denial Compliance Avoidance Control Low Self Esteem Here is the YouTube…

Recovery, Resilience and Hope

Jim Doyle, author and organizational leadership coach was changed by tragedy through the loss of one of his sons to substance use disorder. Elizabeth interviews Jim and discusses his book, Hope for Life, Being your Best Self When You Need it Most.” They discuss the importance of resilience and hope in recovery and the importance…