Recovery and Self Esteem – Tips for sobriety

Interventionist Kristina Wandzilak and Singer Songwriter Elizabeth Edwards share their tips on rebuilding self esteem in early recovery and the importance of continuing to build self esteem to sustain long term sobriety. For more about the work of Interventionist Kristina Wandzilak and her story told through her book The Lost Years, visit the links below:…

The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter’s Worst Nightmare

In this episode, Elizabeth and Kristina discuss The Lost Years, the critically acclaimed addiction memoir Kristina wrote with her mother Candice Curry. The Lost Years surviving a mother and daughter’s worst nightmare is a story about a mother and daughter who survive addiction, codependency and each other. Told from two points of view, The Lost…

Addicted Love One? How to Focus on the Solution and Find Yourself

In this episode, Elizabeth and Kristina explore three important questions to ask yourself when you love someone who has an active addiction. These questions help so that you can find and live in the solution not the problem. Kristina is the author of the critically acclaimed addiction memoir The Lost Years surviving a mother and…

The Difference Between Abstinence and Recovery

Elizabeth and Kristina discuss the difference between abstinence and recovery from addiction. There is more to addiction recovery than just stopping the substance abuse. Kristina is the author of the critically acclaimed addiction memoir The Lost Years surviving a mother and daughter’s worst nightmare. Her work on TLCs groundbreaking show Addicted went on to win…

Tips for Staying Sober During Holidays

Staying sober during the holidays – Interventionist Kristina Wandzilak and Singer Songwriter Elizabeth Edwards discuss how to stay sober during the holidays. They offer practical suggestions especially for those new to recovery. Kristina is the author of the critically acclaimed addiction memoir The Lost Years surviving a mother and daughter’s worst nightmare. Her work on…