Recovery at Powell will have a special service focused on finding hope in the midst of the losses we have experienced.  The Loss & Hope Service will help us reflect on the losses which caused us to journey to the dark night of the soul and then lead us to the Light of the World…

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10 Steps to Setting Boundaries Know what you want. Give yourself permission to ask for it. Be specific with your request. Ask without apology. Watch your expectations. Accept the answer if it’s no. Don’t take it personally. Take responsibility for your own wants and needs. Find a way to fulfill it yourself. Let go of…

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What is codependency? (According to Wikipedia) Codependency is a controversial concept for a dysfunctional helping relationship where one person supports or enables another person’s addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement. Among the core characteristics of codependency, the most common theme is an excessive reliance on other people for approval and a sense of identity. Codependency is a family…

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Codependent?    What is codependency?  How do I know if I’m codependent? I invite you to use the following quiz to help raise your awareness of whether you are affected by codependency.  It will take less than 10 minutes …and it could change your life! A Codependency Quiz Read through the questions below and answer…

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FREE INTRODUCTION October 12, 2020 6-7:00 p.m. with a special segment on Helping Children with Loss Topic: October 12 Loss and Grief Recovery Intro Time: Oct 12, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84753817513?pwd=OVY4K0FDdVBWSFlsL05FQm1mcGZNUT09 Meeting ID: 847 5381 7513 Passcode: 799411 You don’t need anyone to tell you when your…

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The majority of grievers are desperately in need of support to help them in coping with their losses. They need someone to listen to them without analysis, criticism or judgment. Fear of how to approach grievers and assist them stops many well-meaning people from being there for these people when they are most needed. A…

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  Some years ago, Robin Williams was famously quoted as saying that “Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.”  On the face of it, this sounds very logical.  The problem is that the thought of ending one’s life via suicide is a very emotional choice, often related to issues that have brought grief into…

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