Wellbriety Column: Addiction and Relationships

Hello again! I hope these blogs are helping you to understand more about the DISEASE of ADDICTION. It took me years of study to truly understand it, so I empathize with those of you who have loved ones suffering with their demons. How you, as a spouse, Mother, Father, sibling, handle your relationship with an addict impacts them tremendously. They may not care to show that while they are using, but your support through that time will definitely be rewarded once they are in recovery. I know this from first hand experience with my own son… [Continue Reading on HalfFullMag.com]

Wellbriety Column: What is a Recovery Coach?

Since becoming certified as a RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST, I have included this into my practice for 2015. But a lot of people really don’t understand what a Recovery Coach does. In this new article, I’ll explain it further.

The Lifestyle of An Addict – Part 1

Hello Everyone! I am sure most of you know that I am the Mother of AJ McLean of the Backstreet Boys. It has taken me a while to think of an article to write for Half Full Magazine. Since my son battles demons with drugs and alcohol everyday, I felt it was my calling to spread awareness about this hideous disease. This will be the first in a series of articles to do just that.

Welcome Life Coach + Backstreet Mom Denise Solis to the Half Full Staff!

Half Full Magazine welcomes life coach and “Backstreet Mom” Denise Solis to our writing staff! Read Denise’s intro on what she’s all about.