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How to Fail Miserably at Family
Series: Everything I've Done Wrong. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Adult Children of Substance Abusers
In this collection of short musings, Giselle divulges a lifetime of family secrets. As the adult child of an alcoholic, she shares difficult memories from generations caught in a cycle of violence. But it’s not all doom and gloom. You’ll find a generous dose of gratitude in this book, as well as lessons learned in the search for true, heartfelt, loving kindness.
Evolving to Grace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,330. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Adult Children of Substance Abusers, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In Evolving to Grace: A story of perseverance, strength, spiritual evolution, and the choices one must make to change one’s path, I share my life’s experiences—finding my way out of darkness—discovering hope, strength, happiness and the right path for the life I choose to live. I write about challenges I've had to overcome—either due to alcoholism, depression, violence, and rape.
Best Friend Worst Enemy - Overcoming Self-Sabotage in Your Life!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Self-sabotage can be as obvious as procrastination and uncompleted multi-tasking or as subtle as perfectionism and tardiness. However, learning about self-sabotage is not enough. You must learn how to make and to work a plan to overcome YOUR self-sabotage. Don’t self-sabotage overcoming your self-sabotage. READ THIS BOOK!
Together We Heal: A Real-Life Portrait of Recovery in Group Therapy for Adult Children of Alcoholics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Together We Heal brings you into the private world of group therapy, where eight people reveal their deepest secrets, fears, hopes--and successes. In this heartwarming, entertaining book, therapist Szifra Birke and group-member-turned author Kathy Mayer bring us inside 16 meetings for adult children of alcoholics. By sharing with one another, group members are forever changed, as are the readers.
The Dragon In Me
Price: $6.38 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A novel of triumph about an alienated teenager from an alcoholic home who turns to martial arts to find strength, joy and life's answers. Drawn from real-life experience of martial arts training for the development of mind, body and spirit, this tale is transformational but never preachy, thanks in large part to the author’s quest to let lessons slowly emerge as the story unfolds.
" 'Me' Time: Finding the Balance Between Taking Care of Others and Taking Care of Yourself"
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,630. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency
"'Me' Time" was written for anyone who spends so much time and energy taking care of everyone else that there is little time or energy left for self-care. Find the balance between taking care of yourself and taking care of others. Improve your self-esteem and relationships. Learn to say no. Release perfectionism. And discover that taking care of yourself makes it easier to take care of others.
My Drinking Isn't A Problem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
One of the saddest situations in counselling that I experienced was when a couple came in to my office with one of them saying he/she drinks too much. The other person would exclaim "My Drinking Isn't A Problem!". It usually became apparent that it was one of the problems the couple were struggling with in their relationship. An alcoholic's prime relationship is with the alcohol not a person.
Taking Fog to Nantucket
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
This book is a true life account of a nomad boy who grew up alcoholic, suffered injury and struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and who remained shackled by lack of insight until empowered by love.
Transformation for Life: Healing & Growth for Adult Children of Alcoholics and Others
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,900. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Adult Children of Substance Abusers, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Transformation for Life addresses the difficulties shared by the more than 28 million adult children of alcoholics in America. It is solution-based and uses an easy-to-read style to deliver a variety of techniques intended to help the reader heal from the past and move forward to a new and more joy-filled life.
Freedom from Codependency: A Christian Response
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,670. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
In these pages spiritual director Philip St. Romain explores codependency: what it is, its characteristics, the persons it affects, and how it develops. He also details a plan for recovery -- based on the Twelves Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous -- to help one break free from this destructive addiction.