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Is Change Possible Before Hitting “Rock Bottom”?

Is Change Possible Before Hitting “Rock Bottom”?

Megan LawrenceAddiction / Recovery Stories, Hope

“Rock bottom” can be described as a person’s lowest point after making a string of questionable choices.
November 26th 2017
Megan Lawrence
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Hope

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The Power of Storytelling

Megan LawrenceAddiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery, Sober Living

Storytelling is a powerful tool, and quite frankly, we need more of it...
November 15th 2017
Megan Lawrence
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery, Sober Living

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How Mindful Meditation Enhanced My Recovery

Olivia PennelleAddiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

I’ll never forget the first time I tried mindful meditation. It was like someone switched my brain off for 30 glorious minutes.
November 13th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

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Understanding Anxiety in Recovery

Olivia PennelleAddiction / Recovery Stories, Mental Health, Recovery

I’ve had anxiety for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest memories involve feeling anxious with a tight chest and general feeling of dread in the pit of my stomach.
November 7th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Mental Health, Recovery

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Taking Responsibility for My Recovery

Taking Responsibility for My Recovery

The Recovery VillageAddiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery, The Recovery Village

As an accomplished motivational speaker, radio personality and substance abuse advocate, Johnny Emerson Joy has spent his time in recovery lifting others up and sharing his own struggles with addiction.
November 2nd 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery, The Recovery Village

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How Overcoming Addiction Revealed My Eating Disorders

How Overcoming Addiction Revealed My Eating Disorders

Olivia PennelleAddiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Co-occurring Disorders, Recovery

When I decided to get help for my alcohol use disorder, I didn’t expect to discover a history of eating disorders that spanned the majority of my life.

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Top 5 Habits That Keep Me Recovering

Megan LawrenceAddiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery, Sober Living

My life is a testament to the power of habits — both bad and good. Today I’m in recovery because of bad habits that turned into addictions over time.
October 18th 2017
Megan Lawrence
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery, Sober Living

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Always Recovering, Never Recovered

Megan LawrenceAddiction / Recovery Stories, Sober Living

I have been recovering for a little over two years now, and I never plan to stop. In fact, I will never be done recovering...
October 9th 2017
Megan Lawrence
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Sober Living

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From Four Bottles of Wine a Day To Health Coach: How Anyone Can Recover

Olivia PennelleAddiction / Recovery Stories

Five years, 7 months ago, I was drinking four bottles of wine and a handful of pills a day. I’d become my own pharmacist...
October 3rd 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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My Top 10 Recovery Sites and How They Have Enhanced My Recovery

Olivia PennelleAddiction / Recovery Stories

I recall the first two years of recovery as a whirlwind. The initial high of being sober wore off quickly, as I met reality square in the face.
September 19th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Addiction / Recovery Stories