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Meet our Editor-In-Chief, Nicola O’Hanlon. She created this website, along with the help of the InTheRooms team in September 2015. Her work has been published in several recovery magazines, including Recovery Today, In Recovery Magazine, AfterPartyChat.com, Psychology Today and Reach Out Recovery to name but a few. She has also had her work published in two Feminist anthologies and a book of personal recovery stories. Born and raised in Wexford, Ireland she still lives there with her two children, Christopher and Jessica. Her background is in healing through Massage Therapy, Reflexology and Sechiem Energy Healer. She has combined her professional and life experience and now coaches women on how to empower themselves. She runs the Womens Wisdom Healing Circle meeting, on InTheRooms.com every Sunday (Noon est 5pm UK & Ireland), which is a non program specific gathering of women seeking support, encouragement and healing. Already an expert on how not to live life she is a constant seeker of new and better ways of being. Nature is her Higher Power and she believes in magic, crystals and blames the phases of the moon for her multiple personalities.
My name is Darren Blum.
I was born on March 13th 1973 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
My family and I moved to Israel when I was 15 years old.
After completing 12th grade I served as a combat medic in the IDF from 1991 – 1994.
After the army I studied Optometry at Bar Ilan university from 1995 – 1999.
I got married in November 1999 to Daphne who is from France; we meet at University where she studied biology.
We have 3 amazing daughters, Eden 14 years old, Ashley 12 and Halley who is 6.
I own and have worked as an Optometrist in my private clinic since 2001.