How to Stay Grounded With Life’s Challenges

There are myriads of emotions  that go inside of you when you have an adult child still suffering from drug addiction.  This affects the parents especially with the mothers because it is the natural responsibility of the mothers to rear for their child. There is guilt, denial and anger but most of these emotions can be dealt with when you know how to stay grounded.

It is very crucial for parents to feel grounded so that they are not operating in a crisis mode – emotionally, mentally, financially.

This solo episode of Gail is something close to her heart because she has experienced it and is still ongoing with her adult child’s addiction.  She has found that acceptance is the key and part of that acceptance are the decisions that they made as parents which contributed to the addiction.

Highlights of the episode …

– We all have stories – Gail’s story about an adult son with addiction.

– The three possible outcomes of addiction.

– Statistics of reported drug addiction in the United States and how it affects the users.

– The emotional effects of having a child with addiction, especially on their mothers.

– Understanding the emotions around substance abuse and its acceptance.

– Gail’s reflection on her journey into her son’s addiction and her recommendations for parents in the same situation.

– An exercise that Gail shared which helped her to stay grounded and manage emotions.


Get a free copy of the “Grounding Video” from Gail by sending an email to –  [email protected]


Get a free copy of the “Grounding Video” from Gail by sending an email to –  [email protected]

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About the Author

Gail Buck is a Certified Master Trainer of NLP and TLT®, a business consultant, Life Coach, and Speaker. She is the host of the I LOVE ME LAB podcast and Facilitator of pilgrimages all over the world.

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