TC331: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of “Codependent No More”

TC331: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of “Codependent No More”

This week host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost discuss Melody Beattie’s ground-breaking book Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself and the companion Codependent No More Workbook. 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the book, and to date more than 8 million copies have been sold, 6 million in the US. This will be the next book in our Cafe Book Club series. According to Melody, codependency is the concept of losing oneself in the name of helping another, often while struggling with a loved one’s self-destructive behavior. “Codependents need boundaries. We need to set limits on what we shall do to and for people”. The key principles of the book continue to resonate: Knowing when to say no and...

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TC 299: 30-Day Sobriety Solution – Part 2

TC 299: 30-Day Sobriety Solution – Part 2

In this episode host Robin Masiewicz and her guest Amy Frost continue their discussion on The 30-Day Sobriety Solution by Jack Canfield and Dave Andrews. Amy has been going through the book with a friend, and using the techniques to make positive changes. Amy’s friend ended up getting his “dream job” after completing the program. Part 1 can be found in episode TC296. From Booklist review: “Not everyone wants to join a support group to deal with their drinking problems. With that in mind, Jack Canfield, of Chicken Soup for the Soul and The Success Principles, and coauthor Dave Andrews have joined forces to produce The 30-Day Sobriety Solution: How to Quit or Cut Back on Drinking in the Privacy of Your Own Home, a 30-day blueprint to help...

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TC 296: The 30-Day Sobriety Solution

TC 296: The 30-Day Sobriety Solution

In this episode host Robin Masiewicz and her guest Amy Frost discuss The 30-Day Sobriety Solution by Jack Canfield and Dave Andrews. Amy had met Jack at the International Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology Conference in 2014 where Amy was a presenter and Jack was the keynote speaker. He had mentioned to her that he was working on this book, so when it was recently published Amy was anxious to start working through it. She shares her thoughts with Robin on how it can be beneficial for any type of addiction, whether you’re an alcoholic or a workaholic. From Booklist review: “Not everyone wants to join a support group to deal with their drinking problems. With that in mind, Jack Canfield, of Chicken Soup for the Soul and The Success...

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