Connie


About Connie

I am a Spiritual Life Coach with 25 years experience working with the 12-steps of Alcoholics & Narcotics Anonymous. 10 years experience as a substance abuse counselor and 23 years working with women seeking recovery from abuse and addictions. Learning to live the spiritual principles and beyond is a day to day process, I am grateful to my sponsors, guides, and coaches.


I know is a common phrase
 “I Know.”   But do you?  What do you know?   As a substance abuse counselor and lifestyle coach, this is the phrase I hear most often.   I have come to realize that when someone no longer wishes to listen or feels overwhelmed, this is the stop phrase used.   What “I Know” means […]

I know!


The power of gratitude
What is the Power of Gratitude? The practice of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been in the mainstream for years. Long-term studies support gratitude’s effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, greater health, peak performance in sports and business, a higher sense of well-being, and a faster […]

The Power of Gratitude



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Herbs & Spices: Basics Herbs and spices offer a wealth of healing remedies when used properly.  Those same plants can be dangerous when not used with full knowledge. Herbs and spices come in different preparations: Leaf: fresh and dried, whole and powdered Seed: fresh, dried, whole and powdered Homeopathic preparations Liquid: extracts made with alcohol […]

Herbs & Spices


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What are herbal infusions and Tinctures? Homemade healing and nourishing remedies are easy and inexpensive to create. Takes only a few minutes to prepare. You can make herbal vinegars for cooking or cleaning. You will save money on cleaners and herbal extracts. Herbs have a long history of use around the world in many forms. […]

How to Create Herbal Infusions & Tinctures



Author: Darius M. Barazandeh So many people ask me, “When am I going to have a transformation and awakening?” My response is typically, “How do you know you haven’t already been awaken-ing?” A few years ago, You Wealth Revolution conducted one of largest awaken-ing/transformation experiments on the planet. We surveyed thousands and thousands of people during […]

Once Again: Awakening





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  Mental illness and addiction often go hand-in-hand. Most commonly, the addiction has emerged as a result of self-medication for the mental illness in place of proper treatment. Substance abuse can appear to help a person cope with their mental illness, but in actuality is often aggravating the symptoms in the long run. Though self-medication […]

4 Mental Illnesses with a High Risk of Addiction



Know a veteran in need of help?
The Veteran Population The veteran population is one of the most at-risk for several types of mental illness, many of which go untreated. The various wars our country has been involved with over the past half-century have left many veterans mentally scarred, and understandably. In Vietnam veterans, mental health treatment may be more stigmatized, causing […]

5 Common Mental Health Problems in Veterans