Triumph Over Addiction and Self-Abuse

October 23, 2014
Hosted by Dr. Paula Joyce

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Self-abuse comes in many forms, including, but by no means limited to, addictions to alcohol, food, abusers, drugs and self-criticism. As a friend, life coach, counselor, family member or colleague, it is exceedingly difficult to watch someone engage in self-destructive behaviors. Most of us want to make the person better or help them change. The fact is that unless they choose to save themselves, no one can save them. As we discussed in our last show, that path often leads to hurting ourselves because we put the well-being of the abuser above our own physical, mental and emotional health. The path to healing always requires that the self-abuser admit the truth to themselves and to the people who are supporting their healing. Then the real work begins of learning to find one's self, love one's self and heal. Join us Thursday as Brian Cuban brings hard-earned wisdom in sharing his journey through pain and self-denial to personal triumph over eating disorders, depression and addiction.

Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit

Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit

Thursday at 8 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel

Learning to see life from a spiritual perspective can change the way we think, which changes everything. As we let go of fear, worry, regret, blame, anger, guilt, resentment, jealousy and shame, we can create the loving, joyful, prosperous, healthy life that we want and deserve.

The best or worst place to live is in our own mind. You will learn how to weed out the negativity and to be grateful and positive in word, thought and deed, resulting in your ever-increasing happiness. Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit is broadcast live every Thursday at 8 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.

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Dr. Paula Joyce

Dr. Paula Joyce

Dr. Paula, The Life Doctor, has helped thousands of people improve their health, wealth and relationships through writing, coaching and speaking. Her clients attain success, achieve breakthrough thinking and enhanced productivity with her Ultimate Creative Problem Solving Process, which aligns and integrates information in both sides of the brain. Clients dissolve hidden fears and blocks, solve challenging problems and reach their goals.

Despite being told that she couldn't write creatively, paint or dance, Dr. Paula is a best-selling author, an internationally shown artist and an accomplished Argentine Tango dancer. She broke the family rules by being a working mother who did postdoctoral work at Yale and was Director of Leadership Development in a school district where she coached and trained top level executives. She overcame emotional and psychological abuse and learned to see the positive in every experience and feel the gratitude for all of it.

Dr. Paula co-authored a best-seller, Nothing But Net. Her column, Ask Dr. Paula, is in Dallas Yoga Magazine, in print and on the web. Her first e-book is 33 Tips for Self-Empowerment.

She has spoken to organizations such as: American Express Financial Services, Baylor University Medical Center and Jung Society.

Dr. Paula was in USA Today, Dallas Morning News and on national television and radio. She was named a Leading Expert and recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors.

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