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Living With Addiction

Living With Addiction

By Heather Ross
Are you overwhelmed by your child's addiction? You can't control their addiction, but you can control how it affects you. Heather dealt with her own child's addiction. She knows what it's like to feel powerless because you don't know how to help your child & their addiction has taken over your life too. She went through a transformation of mind, body, & soul to take her life back, rebuild her relationship with her daughter, & find peace of mind again. She will lead you down the path to your own transformation. For her free guide & other resources go to heatherrosscoaching.com.
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Episode 32 Let It Be Easy

Living With Addiction

Episode 32 Let It Be Easy

Living With Addiction

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Episode 35 Releasing Judgement
How much time do you spend trying to avoid judgement? Do you live with the burden of shame and secrecy when it comes to your child's addiction? We don't have to tell everyone all of our story.  Not everyone deserves to hear it.  There's a big difference between deciding someone just doesn't need to know and being afraid they will find out and judge you. Today's episode will help you set yourself free from judgement.  If you want coaching about your child's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
21:43
July 23, 2021
Episode 34 What To Do When You're In A Funk!
We all get in a funk. It's inevitable, yet we judge ourselves when it happens.  In this episode guest host Kelly Hatcher talks about what to do when the inevitable funk happens.   If you want to get in touch with Kelly: https://www.instagram.com/newdayfamilyrecovery/ https://newdayfamilyrecovery.com/ If you want coaching about your child's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
23:20
July 15, 2021
Episode 33 What are you hanging on to that's familiar but not good for you?
Sometimes we cling to things that are hurting us just because they're familiar. In this episode I share what I've been hanging on to and the effects of it on my life, and I offer some options about what you may be hanging on to and how it might be affecting your life.  If you want coaching about your child's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
11:10
July 1, 2021
Episode 32 Let It Be Easy
What can you let be easier in your life? In this episode I share how I'm letting things be easier in my life and how you can too.   If you want coaching about your child's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
11:20
June 24, 2021
Episode 31 Recovery Coaching & What It's Like To Work With A Coach
Guest Colleen Kachmann and I discuss what it’s like to work with a coach and how she helps people with her recovery coaching. In this episode we discuss: Why telling people what actions to take doesn’t work long term. Her work with a recovery coach after she quit drinking. The difference between therapy and coaching and how they complement each other. The power of investing in yourself. Some misunderstandings about addiction. What it’s like to work with her as a recovery coach. If you want to get in touch with Colleen https://colleenkachmann.com If you want coaching about your child's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
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June 17, 2021
Episode 30 Celebrating Your Life In The Middle Of Addiction
Guest Kelly Hatcher and I discuss her experience being the mother of a child struggling with addiction.  In this episode we discuss: How Kelly reached a place of unconditional love for her son How she set some strong boundaries How she dealt with her son's homelessness & not knowing where he was Experiencing a child's addiction as a single parent If you want to get in touch with Kelly: https://www.instagram.com/newdayfamilyrecovery/ https://newdayfamilyrecovery.com/ If you want coaching about your child's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
41:57
June 10, 2021
Episode 29 The Healing Experience of a Sound bath
Guest Lindy Romez and I talk about the benefits of a sound bath and how it can help you get into a deep meditative state. I also share how sound baths and energy work have helped me with my healing journey and how they can help you as well. It's a beautiful way to put your own oxygen mask on first.  www.lindyromez.com Sound Bath Meet-up: https://www.meetup.com/SOUND-BATH-LINDYROMEZ/ Download EkoSync for free: http://www.ekosync.com Apple App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ekosonic-meditation-app/id1501487922 Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ekosonic EkoSync Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ekosync/ EkoSync Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ekosync EkoSync YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC35VNNgtmSY-qCHwfyd5c7A If you want coaching about your child's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
59:39
June 3, 2021
Episode 28 Neurotransmitters, Stress, & The Role They Play In Addiction
Guests Dr. Carmen Jones Licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Kimberly Jarman M.Ed Life Coach of Thrive and Aligned Healing are my guests today. In this episode we discuss: What living in fight or flight does to our brain chemistry How gut health affects neurotransmitters and sobriety What happens to brain chemistry in the early stages of sobriety The physical effect that thoughts have on our health If you want to learn more about Thrive and Aligned Healing check out their website: www.thriveandalignedhealing.com If you want coaching about your child's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
56:24
May 27, 2021
Episode 27 Approaching Addiction With Love
When I was struggling the most with my daughter's addiction it was because I believed all the messaging that said if my daughter was mad at me I was probably doing the right thing.  Approaching my daughter's addiction with love was the only thing that felt right to me, but I didn't know how to do it. I didn't know that a shift in my belief about love would give more more power and leverage than anything else I had tried. In this episode I share that belief shift so you can use it to create an approach to your child's addiction that not only works, but also feels right.  If you want coaching about approaching your child's addiction with love, or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
20:09
May 20, 2021
Episode 26 The Benefits of Making Decisions & How To Get Started
A lot of parents I work with struggle to make decisions. Not deciding causes a lot of unnecessary stress, confusion, overwhelm, and anxiety. Making decisions creates relief and helps you take your power back from your child's addiction.  In this episode I discuss: · The benefits of deciding ahead of time instead of under pressure or during high emotions · How Deciding not to decide is a decision · How to stop Indulging in confusion · The concept that there are no “wrong” decisions · The 4 main benefits of making decisions Link for the workshop: https://heatherrosscoaching.com/moms-make-over-workshop/ For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
17:54
May 13, 2021
Episode 25 Why you feel stuck and how to get un-stuck
We feel stuck because we believe “we can’t”.  We can’t fix what feels broken, we don’t know how, nothing will ever work, and no one else can help us either. It's such a helpless place to be and it's so easy to get there when you're dealing with a child's addiction.   In this episode I tell you: how negative emotions work and what they’re signaling to us Why understanding your emotions creates fulfillment and happiness in your life How blame keeps you stuck Four step process to get unstuck If you feel stuck and want coaching, I'll help you get unstuck.  Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
28:22
May 6, 2021
Episode 24 Mastering Your Response To Your Child's Addiction
Most parents I work with want help changing how they react to their child's addiction. If you don't like how you respond to your child's addiction, listen up because you can reprogram how you respond.  In this episode I tell you: Why you get frustrated and depressed. How you can resolve any emotion. How the reaction scale that I created works. The steps for the reaction scale reset that reprograms how you respond to all circumstances. How our brain stores feelings and thoughts and how it effects you If you want coaching about a loved one's addiction, creating self confidence, or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
29:26
April 29, 2021
Episode 23 How To Create Self Confidence
Do you feel alone and isolated dealing with your child's addiction?  If you do, you will continue to feel that way until you connect with yourself and have your own back.  Once you do that, you will see that reflected back to you with a strong support team.  In this episode I talk about: How to create a connection with yourself so you're the foundation for your support team The difference between confidence and self confidence How to build confidence in yourself The most important thing you can do to help yourself and your child If you want coaching about a loved one's addiction, creating self confidence, or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
27:51
April 22, 2021
Episode 22 What if you didn't have a child struggling with addiction?
How often do you wonder what your life would be like if you didn't have a child struggling with addiction? This seems like a harmless question to ask yourself, but it's keeps you stuck in pain if you don't have the right perspective behind it.  In this episode I walk you through three steps to create the life you think you’d have if your child wasn’t struggling with addiction: Step 1 – Have intentional thoughts about your child’s addiction that serve you Step 2 – Protect your precious resources of time and energy Step 3 – Use your time and energy to create the life you think you would have if your child wasn’t struggling with addiction If you want coaching about a loved one's addiction, creating the life you want, or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
28:05
April 15, 2021
Episode 21 How To Create Relationships That Serve You
When a relationship is challenging we tend to blame the difficulty on the other person.  One person can change a relationship dynamic. You can decide who you want to be in a relationship and let the other person be who they are. In this episode I give you specific steps to create relationships that serve you. Some of the concepts I talk about in this episode are: Addiction is a symptom of the problem, not the problem How to deconstruct and redefine a relationship that serves you Relationships are just thoughts If you want coaching about a loved one's addiction, your relationships, or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
22:08
April 8, 2021
Episode 20 Knowing When It's Time To Let Go
Do you know it's time to let go but still try to hold on to controlling your addicted child? In this episode I share about how I've had to let go and put my own oxygen mask on first.  If you want coaching about a loved one's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
23:29
March 31, 2021
Episode 19 How To Stop Recreating Your Past
Do you feel stuck or frustrated? That's because you don't know where you're going or how to get there. You know you don't like where you are, but you're stuck there until you figure out where you're going. Dreaming for yourself will give you a destination so you can plot your course. If you want coaching about a loved one's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
19:50
March 25, 2021
Episode 18 Understanding buffering can help you understand addiction
What you will learn in this episode What buffering is all about and how it prevents us from fully experiencing life. The negative effects of artificial pleasure. How understanding buffering can help you understand addiction. If you want coaching about a loved one's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
25:20
March 18, 2021
Episode 17 Processing Feelings = High Quality of Life
Processing negative feelings is as important as breathing.  A few minutes of allowing the pain and processing it can give you instant relief from it. When you don't process it you're just stuck with it.  In this episode I share: 1. How a few minutes of processing pain frees you from experiencing it all day 2. How judging your feelings makes them more painful 3. The importance of knowing that each feeling is trying to tell you 4. How to stop fear If you want coaching about a loved one's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share Links to the blog posts about what your feelings mean: https://heatherrosscoaching.com/how-to-master-your-feelings-so-you-dont-feel-so-out-of-control-part-1/ https://heatherrosscoaching.com/how-to-master-your-feelings-so-you-dont-feel-so-out-of-control-part-2/
31:24
March 11, 2021
Episode 16 The Self Coaching Model
Today I’m sharing the tool with you that I use with all of my clients and in my daily life. It’s called the self coaching model. The model is how I figured out how to help myself when I couldn’t help my daughter. All the concepts I teach come from things I learned while doing models. In this episode you will learn: Why recognizing the difference between a thought and a circumstance is crucial to understanding how your brain works How using the self coaching model will allow you to obtain full control over your life How you can create our own peace of mind and happiness with the model If you want coaching about a loved one's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
26:59
March 4, 2021
Episode 15 Saving You Is Killing Me - Guest Andrea Seydel
Guest Andrea Seydel, author of the book Saving You is Killing me Loving Someone With an Addiction.  This episode is full of easy to implement concepts and actions to help you build strength and resilience while going through a loved one's addiction.  A few of the topics we covered: What positive psychology is and how it can help you The concept of struggling well What resilience is and how to create it If you want coaching about a loved one's addiction or anything else Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me using the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources: Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share If you want to learn more about Andrea or her book you can go to her website https://www.andreaseydel.com/savingyouiskillingme
36:13
February 25, 2021
Episode 14 How our stories limit us and keep us powerless
It feels like your child's addiction has all the power, but that's not true. It just takes a shift in perspective and learning where to focus your efforts to take your power back from addiction.  In this episode I give you a new perspective and approach to your child's addiction that helps you see where your power and control is.  If you have a child struggling with addiction and you want to Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me use the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
28:29
February 18, 2021
Episode 13 Guest Jodi Schilling The Family Crisis Coach
In this episode we talk about Jodi's before and after, how she shows up as a mom and wife when her family is in crisis, and how she handles the bad days.   If you have a child struggling with addiction and you want to Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me use the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share If you want to learn more about Jodi you can go to her website https://reallifelifecoach.com/
37:03
February 11, 2021
Episode 12 Perspective About Detaching With Love
When you hear about addiction, detaching with love is often what’s recommended. The problem with that is it’s so confusing and because of that, it’s often misunderstood and misused. In this episode I explain what detaching with love means, when I finally did it, and how it will help you. To Sign up for a 45 minute $17 call with me use the link below https://heatherrosscoachingcalendar.as.me/SampleSession For additional resources Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
15:22
February 4, 2021
Episode 11 Boundaries
When you have a child struggling with addiction understanding and implementing boundaries is life changing. Properly handled boundaries can transform your life and relationships. In this episode I make boundaries easy by explaining: Why we need boundaries What they are What they aren't How to set them What to avoid when setting them For additional resources Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
25:20
January 28, 2021
Episode 10 How To Create Authority Over Your Anxiety
Every parent experiences anxiety worrying about their kids, but parents who are watching a child go through addiction experience even more intense levels of anxiety and more instances of it. Taking the time to understand it, learn how to process it, and reframe your thoughts about it gives you authority over it. In this episode you will learn: What anxiety is and why it's important The four ways we react to anxiety The source of anxiety How to manage it For additional resources Sign up for my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Struggling with Addiction - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY  http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
25:21
January 21, 2021
Episode 9 The Science and Psychology of Addiction with Gill from The Sober Powered Podcast
First guest episode with Gill from The Sober Powered Podcast.  Some of the things we talked about in this episode: Do people who have struggled with addiction have a choice? Why consequences aren't enough to make people stop drinking/using  How each person's rock bottom looks different Different avenues to support sobriety Alcohol and the teen brain If you want my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Abusing Substances - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY click here http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share if you want to reach Gill you can go to her website https://soberpowered.com/podcast/ She is also Sober Powered on Facebook and Instagram
34:02
January 14, 2021
Episode 8 Life is 50/50
Most of us have this idea that we should feel positive emotion all the time, or that we shouldn’t feel negative emotion. We aren't supposed to be happy 100% of the time. The tools I share are meant to help you keep that 50/50 balance because when you're dealing with a child's addiction it's easy to get stuck in the negative 50. Negative emotions have a purpose. Each one is bringing you an important message. When you know what your negative emotions are trying to tell you, then you can work through them instead of trying to avoid them or get stuck in them. The blog posts I referenced in this episode https://heatherrosscoaching.com/how-to-master-your-feelings-so-you-dont-feel-so-out-of-control-part-1/ https://heatherrosscoaching.com/how-to-master-your-feelings-so-you-dont-feel-so-out-of-control-part-2/ If you want my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Abusing Substances - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY click here http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group for parents who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
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January 7, 2021
Episode 7 The Difference between Discomfort and Suffering
Discomfort is necessary. Suffering is optional. In this episode I tell you exactly how you're causing your own suffering and how to stop. If you open up to what I'm saying and implement what I tell you to do,  you can ease your suffering about your child's addiction - TODAY! If you want my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Abusing Substances - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY click here http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group just for mothers who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
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December 31, 2020
Episode 6 Your Words Create Your Quality of Life
The way you think and talk about your child's addiction is very powerful.  It shapes your experience of their addiction and either raises or lowers your quality of life. Today I share 4 steps you can take to change how you talk and think about your child's addiction and therefore change your future instead of recreating your painful past.  If you want my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Abusing Substances - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY click here http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group just for mothers who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
14:59
December 24, 2020
Episode 5 Control - Why You Do it and How To Stop
When you try to control  your child, you’re doing it to create relief from your emotional discomfort. It's one of those "solutions" that often leads to more emotional pain and discomfort.  Today I give you some empowering alternatives to trying to control your child and their addiction. I also share what's behind the major difference I see in parents who are still struggling with emotional chaos because of their child's addiction and parents that are showing up calm and confident and are no longer at the effect of their child's addiction.  If you want my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Abusing Substances - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY click here http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group just for mothers who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
20:32
December 17, 2020
Episode 4 Did you know you've got a super power to help you with your child's addiction?
The good news is you already possesses this super power,  you just don't know how to put it to work for you yet. In this episode I explain how it works and how to make it work for you instead of against you.  If you want my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Abusing Substances - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY click here http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group just for mothers who are struggling with a child's addiction https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
21:05
December 10, 2020
Episode 3 What to do When You're Paralyzed With Fear That Your Child Will Over Dose
How often do you send a text to your addicted child and breathe a sigh of relief because the text went through, or look on social media to see if they’ve been active, or do a drive by just so you can have a little peace of mind? That fear of all the things that can wrong can rule your life.  You get stuck with horrible images and thoughts about them over dosing and no one being there to help them. You brain gets stuck looping through all the worst-case scenarios. You live your worst fear day in and day out, losing sleep, and wondering how the hell all this happened in the first place. When you have an addicted child you can’t rely on external circumstances to relieve your worry and fear. You have to develop the skillset to provide your own relief. In this episode I talk about how I provide that relief for myself and my clients. If you want my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Abusing Substances - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY click here http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/ Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherrosscoaching Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/heatherrosscoaching/ Link to my free Facebook group just for mothers who are struggling with a child's addiction  https://www.facebook.com/groups/434135437166166/?ref=share
19:53
December 3, 2020
Episode 2 How To Connect With Your Child That's Struggling With Addiction
How often do you intend to have a positive interaction with your child, keep it light and polite, just give them a little love,  but instead it turns into disconnect, arguments, and you end up bewildered about where it went wrong? I used to find myself in that position constantly. I would plan something fun with my daughter to make memories and connect with her and we would end up fighting, I would feel uptight, rushed & bitchy. Today I tell you what causes that disconnect and how to change it into connection. If you want my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Abusing Substances - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY click here http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/
25:22
December 3, 2020
Episode 1 Introduction to Living With a Child's Addiction
In this introduction episode I talk about my journey from feeling totally powerless and thinking nothing would ever help with my daughter's addiction, to being willing to try anything.  When I decided to break the mold of doing things the way I always did, I became confident in my ability to support my daughter, created a better relationship with her, and learned a process that gives me clarity and discernment in every situation.   If you want my free guide 3 Steps To Stay Sane When Your Child Is Abusing Substances - How to Move Forward With Confidence TODAY click here http://heatherrosscoaching.com/3-simple-steps/
27:47
December 3, 2020