January 17, 2023

VIC 16 | Dos And Don'ts

  What should you say to a loved one with an addiction problem? Just like with everything else, there are dos and don’ts to addiction. How can you stay connected with them? How can you make sure they don’t go over the edge? If you want these questions answered, you don’t want to miss this – Read more…

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January 10, 2023

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How do we cure the winter blues and make ourselves #1 in 2023?The Christmas tree and outside twinkle lights have been pulled down and put away. All that’s left are scraps of tinsel, specks of glitter, and tiny pieces of wrapping paper that got stuck between couch cushions. What has newly appeared, however, are those – Read more…

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January 3, 2023

VIC 15 | Shame And Judgment

  Welcome back to another episode where our host KL Wells reconnects with Tucker Stine, which follows their first conversation about shame and judgement in the workplace in Episode #11. Shame and judgment are not needed in the workplace. Just about everyone either has substance abuse issues or knows someone that has it. The goal – Read more…

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December 27, 2022

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Memorable Podcasts & Lessons LearnedHere are some memorable quotes and lessons from interviews with both VIC members and guests from our podcasts in 2022. We discovered through it all that there is no perfect time to start asking for help, researching this disease, or taking care of yourself. Just find the courage to begin. Here are – Read more…

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December 20, 2022

VIC 14 | Alcohol Addiction

  Is it possible to thrive in the middle of alcohol addiction? What role do family members have in making it a possibility? In this episode, Dr. Bill Crawford is back with KL Wells to discuss and explore several key insights into how we can still thrive in the midst of the disease of alcohol – Read more…

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December 13, 2022

Seven Year Itch and The Moment He Said, I Think I Can Drink Again

The Moment He Said “I Think I Can Drink Again”“I’m sorry. Say that again?” I asked.“I think I can drink again,” he replied.I sat there motionless. Speechless.That short conversation was one year ago during the holidays. My husband was just starting his seventh year of recovery when he suddenly dropped that unexpected bomb. I didn’t know – Read more…

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December 6, 2022

VIC 13 | Generational Healing

  We take a moment to check in with our VPs Tucker and Jenn, who open up about where they are in their journey. Listen as they uncover their clarity of being a healthy, functioning family now vs. being a dysfunctional family living in a cloud of chaos. They share their humbling lessons of going – Read more…

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November 22, 2022

VIC 12 | Grieving The Shattered Dream

  Grief is natural to humans, and its intensity resonates with our love for others. Although grief can be overwhelming, it is a healthy process for everyone to transform. In this powerful episode, KL Wells sits down with Dr. Bill Crawford—a licensed psychologist, author of 8 books, and an organizational consultant who helps organizations and – Read more…

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November 15, 2022

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I can remember that long cold run I did in the dark among all the shut down restaurants and empty streets that Thanksgiving ten years ago when alcohol had taken over my husband’s mind and body. I realized mid jog I probably shouldn’t be running that late alone in deserted parking lots in complete darkness. But – Read more…

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November 8, 2022

VIC 11 | Shame In Workplace

  With 65% of Americans searching for new jobs, only 20% finding fulfillment in work, and 84% saying they are bringing personal trauma to work, it’s no wonder that the mindset of corporate culture continues to struggle. Unfortunately, the conversations around shame and judgment in the workplace are not happening. This includes the understated and – Read more…

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