Author: Stephanie Correa

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Taking the initiative to continue a task or activity without another’s supervision.  Doing what needs to be done without the influence of other people.  SELF-DRIVEN! How does self-motivation connect with overcoming drug addiction or any life-controlling problem? Well, let’s start with this...

"Disillusioned Relations" What kind of relationships were you in during your addiction? How did they make you feel? How did you treat that other person and how did that other person treat you on a daily basis? Relationships that you think are healthy while being an addict are actually...

Thunderstorms Heavy rain hitting the windows, thunder crashing so bold it makes you jump and your heart race, lightning flashes so bright it looks daylight outside, then the hail comes and the wind is throwing tree branches against your house. *Do you like thunderstorms? *Do you feel scared,...

“Still Holding On?”   Have you ever held onto something or someone so tight in your hand or heart, no matter the circumstances, no matter if that something or someone was bad for you or not?  Do you remember a time when that something or someone started...

According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Accountability: The quality or state of being accountable; an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions. When I think of accountability, I like to think of the word liability...

As addicts, we tend to be a specific person, depending on the people we are around.  For example, we tend to act one way around family, around way around friends and a different way around co-workers. These are a few of the Different Personalities we...

In part one I discussed how my parents praying for me throughout my addiction made an impact. Another miraculous thing about being a praying family member of a drug addict is that your prayers can bring the addict to prayer.  One day, while I was about...

Are you in over your head, overwhelmed and stressed, at your wits end ready to give up trying to help a loved one and their addiction?  Are you at a loss trying to figure out what to do next or come up with another solution...