Self Regulation for Daughters of Alcoholics

What does it mean to have or not have self regulation for daughers of alcoholics? In this blog post I’m going explore self regulation as it was something that came up recently and I didn’t know a lot about it. So I thought I’d do some digging to see how it relates to daughters of Read More

What to do when caring for/living with a parent misusing alcohol

Many of you maybe wondering what to do when caring for/living with a parent misusing alcohol.  I can tell you there is no easy answer and I appreciate there are lots of different and complex situations.  I see this a lot in my Daughters of Alcoholics Facebook group. Many daughters not knowing how to handle Read More

Daughters of alcoholics and motivation

How do you motivate yourself? This is not something I’ve ever really struggled with, of course there are jobs I don’t like doing, but generally I just get on with it. For me a lot of the time people spend too much time thinking about doing it, instead of actually doing it. If I think Read More

Self Care Top Tips for daughters of alcoholics

Here are my self care top tips for daughters of alcoholics. You’ll notice that I haven’t listed things like sleep, food, look after your body here. Because I think we all know to do those things. I wanted to get you thinking about some of the most important #selfcare tips I believe will really help Read More

The uncertainty of living with a parent that drinks too much

The uncertainty of living with a parent that drinks too much is something that sticks in my mind. As a child you have no power, you can’t say or do a lot. That feeling of powerless really got me, sometimes I wanted to leave, and I actually did run away but it wasn’t for long. Read More