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Eliminating Anger and Suffering!   When we face Addiction in our family, or major problems in our life, we besides being sad, we are scared and fearful of what the present and future holds for our loved ones with problems. Many of us are ill-equipped to deal with these issues. Many of us have never

Selfie of Author Mark Lipp and his new book An Addict Within

Selfie of  Mark Lipp and an Addict Within My first run of books has  arrived!  This occasion deserves a selfie! After countless hours of writing rewriting, then rewriting some more….then countless editing corrections,  not to mention learning  to design a print book and learning the self-publishing business ,,, it is finally complete. So I took

HOPE or H.O.P.E.

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 by
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HOPE or H.O.P.E. – How  Other  People  Escape 

Drug Logic and Understanding It

Monday, 21 April 2014 by
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Drug logic and how we can understand it: The drug logic of an addict and how to understand it

How and why i wrote the book an addict within

Discusses how the book “An Addict Within”: came about.

Why I became a Life Coach

Monday, 21 April 2014 by
life coach and Strategic intervention coach that helps businessman, individuals and families

Life Coach: I became a Life Coach  or a Strategic Intervention Coach  simply to help others seek answers to their problems in both their personal and professional world. I started the journey for self-discovery and I did find a  different way of looking at life and addressing  opportunities and challenges.  From This training I was

waterfall of hope for families of addicts An Addict Within”: why the book  was written

Pain and Suffering

Sunday, 16 March 2014 by
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In my almost ten year journey of dealing with an addicted child and now an adult I and my family have felt pain , and anger (what I call the seven deadly angers) and believe me for 7 years of my 10 year ongoing journey we suffered, and suffered miserably. Especially me…the dad! What I

Addict is a Dirty Word

Monday, 18 November 2013 by
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I actually had a revelation one day.  That revelation was in regards to the societally dirty  taboo word… “Addict”. The word addict is as dark and dirty today  as Cancer was 50 years ago, or, AIDS was 25 years ago. Even though the term Addiction has been around for more years than AIDS and probably even

Free Sample Chapter Of My Book: This book is not another story about an addict. It is the “Other Side of the Story”. The side of the story that you rarely see or hear about. That of the family. The mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers of the addict and the damage caused, the chaos caused,