Neill Neill

Facing life’s challenges with gratitude

Dr. Neill Neill bids a fond farewell to readers of the Parksville Qualicum Beach News

Stay positive and take your own counsel

In this electoral season, don't let fear guide your choice at the ballot box

Married life after rehab

Three scenarios paint a picture of difficult roads for families

Even during rough childhood, people asked for advice

A relative newcomer to the Island and to reading my columns raised the question of why my columns are named Hope and Happiness.

Building your legacy

How you care for others and make a difference in their lives is how you will be remembered by family and community

Don’t let anxiety become chronic

If you find yourself getting anxious, do something to change yourself or your situation

Beyond the disease model

What are the benefits of treating alcoholism as a disease?

Appreciation and the heart

Physical complaints disappear when a person falls in love.

Negotiating the trials of teens

Regardless of how difficult it can be, love your teenagers dearly

Rejuvenating a stale marriage

Communication is key to keeping a marriage together over the years

Refocus the conversation with other people

You don't have to put up with constant negativity from anyone

Stay aware of holiday alcohol abuse

This time of year is particularly dangerous to those who have a problem

Can you overcome alcoholism?

The answer is yes, but the process likely won't be easy

Get away from being a victim

Here's to Hope and Happiness with Dr. Neill Neill: this week, you don't have to be a victim

Online dating examined

When you think about it, isn’t finding a common interest — a shared faith, an activity or a type of work–the way we’ve always met our spouses?

Two sides of one coin

As my sister-in-law’s ex-military husband sank into his confined world of alcoholism, she refused to shrink along with him. She was very clear she would not go through another divorce.

Alohol: the good, the bad and the ugly

Hope and Happiness

The real cost of an affair

Here’s a big question: can a committed relationship recover after infidelity, without costs?

How to get the max from your family vacation

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Are you tired of being tired?

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