Nicola O'Hanlon
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.

Free Online Recovery Workshops for Adult Children of Alcoholics – Dawn Clancy

  The brilliant Dawn Clancy is doing it again! I have so much admiration for this woman and the tireless work she does to inform, support and educated ACOAs and all those who have experienced childhood family dysfunction. Below you will see that Dawn is offering some free online workshops. I really hope you register and gain the benefit of her personal experience and insight regarding these topics…….details below!     Hi Everyone, I just wanted to pop in to say hello and let you know that I’m going to be hosting a FREE recovery workshop for Adult Children of Alcoholics. On Wednesday, October 4th at 8pm Eastern and Thursday, October 5th at 1pm Eastern, I will be hosting a FREE, online recovery workshop for Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOAs). In this workshop, I’ll be teaching you and hundreds of other Adult Children of Alcoholics how to eliminate the FEAR, OVERWHELM and FRUSTRATION of recovery. During… Continue reading

Anna Davids Webinar Replay and Course

  Hey so remember that webinar I told you about? Well, if you didn’t get a chance to make it, the replay is available for another few days. You can see it here. Anna’s online course, How to Sell a Book About Your Recovery (From Anything), is also now available and it’s a pretty incredible resource if you’re interested in writing and selling a book about your recovery. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate National Recovery Month than to make a commitment to share your recovery journey with the world. Follow this link to sign up for her course but I highly recommend, after taking a look at it, watching the webinar for more information about what it offers. Anna’s launch ends on Friday, which means that while you can still purchase the course after that, the cost will rise considerably and you’ll have lost out on… Continue reading

Free Webinar on How to Make Your Recovery (From Anything) Story Into a Book

Plenty of people want to share their recovery stories with the world. A far smaller group of people DO share their recovery stories with the world. The difference between those two groups? The second group knows what to do. Now, during National Recovery Month, you can join the second group. On Sunday, September 10th at 5 pm PST, Anna David is going to be doing a free hour-long training where she’ll be converting people from the first group to the second. She’ll be teaching exactly what she did to write and sell six books and thousands of articles about her recovery. Then, at the end of the training, she’ll be launching her online course on the same subject. Check out the course, How to Sell a Book About Your Recovery (From Anything), but I strongly encourage you to sign up for the webinar so you can get a preview of… Continue reading

Want to Sell a Book About Your Recovery? Anna David Can Show You How

As my friend Anna David says, we’re all in recovery from something and we all have stories to tell. She would know. She went from drug-addicted dog-walker to sober New York Times bestselling author of six books about her addiction and recovery. Since getting sober, she’s launched recovery websites and written about addiction and relationships recovery for The New York Times, Time, Vice, Psychology Today and The Huffington Post, among many other publications. She’s the first to admit that she accomplished this not through talent or even hard work but because she followed a system. And now, during National Recovery Month, she wants to teach her system to you. Next week, she’s having a free webinar to launch her online course, How to Sell a Book About Your Recovery (From Anything). In it, she walks people through how to figure out their book angle and then how to craft every element a book… Continue reading

Podcast with Jodee Prouse, Author of The Sun Is Gone

Jodee Prouse is a speaker, blogger and author of the powerful memoir The Sun is Gone: A Sister Lost in Secrets, Shame, and Addiction and How I Broke Free. She is an outspoken advocate to eliminate the shame and stigma surrounding Addiction and Mental illness as well as empowering women to survive life’s challenge’s and family crisis. Jodee has two adult sons and has been married to her husband Jim for 27 years. They share their time between Sylvan Lake, Alberta and their cottage in Oroville, Washington. I talked to Jodee Prouse recently about her deeply intimate book, The Sun Is Gone. Everyone in the world should read this book. It’s a story of family and the consequences of addiction for all it’s members. It is raw and honest and brave, but full of compassion and empathy. Jodee and I spoke the day after she had to put her beloved dog to sleep, so… Continue reading