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Your Affinity & Relationships

Relationships are challenging, with or without an Affinity (addiction). Check out my video on what to do when you’re in a relationship (or circumstance) that you […]

Keeping the Past in the Past

In this very first episode, I talk about how to leave the past in the past. It can be difficult leaving things that have happened to […]

9 Signs of Codependency

Do you feel like you’ve been pleasing others and sacrificing your dreams? Or have you been relying on your family or loved ones to make your […]

5 Signs You Self-Sabotage

“We sabotage the great things in our lives because deep down we don’t feel worthy of having the great things.” – Taressa Riazzi I’m kind of […]

How I Manage Society’s Expectations with an Affinity (Addiction)

“To know what that true self is without social pressure is to know your true nature.” – Martha Beck I write this particular blog article carefully […]

How to Stop Feeling Trapped in a Life You May Not Wan

“I will breathe. I will think of solutions. I will not let my worry control me. I will not let my stress break me. I. will. […]

How to Create Personal Boundaries

“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others.” -Brene Brown Every few years my relationships and […]

5 Ways to Find Focus

“Wherever you are, be there totally.” -Eckhart Tolle Do you ever catch how not in the moment we can be? Sometimes we get so caught up […]

How To Tell If You Have Poor Personal Boundaries

“You get what you tolerate” – Dr. Henry Cloud [Author of the book Necessary Endings which I HIGHLY recommend reading] Do you feel pressured? Bullied? Forced […]

Are you looking for inner peace? Without the chaos?

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” ― Dalai Lama XIV It seems we live in a time […]

7 Ingredients for Mind, Body, and Spirit Healing

7 Ingredients for Mind, Body, and Spirit Healing Balance is not something you find, it’s something you create. I’m a proponent of the idea if there […]

How to Keep Moving Forward When You’re Fighting Your Battle Alone

“Dare to be a Danielle. Dare to stand alone. Dare to have a purpose true. Dare to make it known.” – My Dad It’s not easy […]

13 Ways to Feed Your Soul

Whether you’re a business owner, employee, single parent, or a gypsy, it is important to take care of your mind, body, and soul. When our physical, […]

Have you reached a stressful time in your life?

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” -Seneca “Let go […]

How to Deal With Grief & Loss

It seems as though death is looming all around me right now. I don’t know if it’s because it’s a full moon lately or what. I, […]

Get Ready to Improve Your Self Image

By changing the way you view yourself, you automatically start to change your world. Our thoughts become our actions, and our actions become our reality. In […]

Deciding To Make a Change and Treatment Options

Admitting and being aware of an addiction is the very first step to moving forward and healing. Deciding to make a change is one of the […]

How do you know if you need treatment or rehab?

In my last blog topic, I discussed questions to ask when choosing a substance abuse treatment center. But how do you know if you even need […]

Questions to Ask if Choosing a Substance Abuse Treatment Center

Acceptance is one of the hardest things to do when it comes to anything in general, but especially when it comes to addiction. Choosing the right […]

MY Master Treatment Plan

In school, learning to become a therapist, we learn we must help our clients/patients create and develop their master treatment plan. A master treatment plan is […]

The REAL About Me

My name is Danielle, but I’m better known as Dani. I was born in Homestead, Florida to island parents (from Trinidad & Tobago). I grew up […]

Are you struggling to overcome stress? Often, people turn to affinities, such as alcohol, prescription pills, or other substances to try to reduce their stress. This is a strategy that will hurt you long-term. We have a better solution, learn how Dani La Barrie can help you overcome stress and find inner peace without the use of affinities.