Author: Fiona Kennedy

Author Fiona Kennedy
Fiona Kennedy earned her Masters of Arts degree from the University of Edinburgh followed by completing the CELTA Cambridge teaching course in English. Since graduation, she has worked as a teacher and writer and personal coach. Coming from a family deeply involved in the rehabilitation and support of those suffering from addiction, she is passionate about helping people to understand and take control of their dependences. Fiona’s other passions include travelling and taking part in community projects.

Articles from Fiona Kennedy

All I Want For Christmas Is To Stay Sober

With Christmas quickly approaching and festive celebrations already firmly underway. If you’re wondering how to stay sober at Christmas, the coming month is likely to be a daunting prospect. Traditionally, Christmas is a time of excess; excessive spending, excessive eating,...

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Mindfulness – Why it is an important tool in your recovery

What is mindfulness? The meaning of mindfulness is essentially the practice of living in the present moment and learning how to deal with and manage any intrusive negative thoughts that tend to dominate our minds over and over again. Thoughts...

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Drinking and Driving: Serious and Risky

It’s really easy to slip up. A fun night out after work and going to a bar to relax with co-workers. You have a couple and feel fine. It’s when you get into your car to go home that the...

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Married To A Drug Addict: How To Help Them And Yourself

Addiction in the Family When asked, many spouses are completely surprised when told their partner is addicted to drugs or alcohol. Many don’t want to see it and ignore it. Others miss the warning signs until it’s too late, and...

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Catch it early “Best Possible Start”

For many people, having your first drink is almost a rite of passage. It is a sign you are growing up and no longer a kid, where you can drink like the adults. However, it is becoming more and more...

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Alcohol, Drugs & Student Life

A College Student’s Guide to Drug Abuse With exams to pass and bills to pay, student life can be a very stressful life indeed. You may find yourself (or know a friend who is) relying more and more on alcohol or...

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