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Recovery Lifestyles with Guest Cat Gandini

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Cat Gandini is an artist and writer based out of Australia. She began creating art as a way to express and entertain herself during a period of debilitating mental and physical illness. Below is a piece she wrote on Mental Health. https://catgandini.com/2018/06/09/538/ Everytime I have experienced a complete breakdown (be it physical, mental, or both), this has been my experience. It can be very difficult to deal with losing these “friends,” on top of the crisis you’re already dealing with. I’ve often struggled with feeling abandoned and used. There are always plenty of people surrounding me when I experience wins, …

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Recovery Lifestyles with Sarah .S.

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Sarah is passionate about autism, alcoholism and mental health. With 6 ½ years of sobriety, she is also a Mom to three boys, two which are on the spectrum. Sarah considers herself a “truth teller”, leading a blog called Unexpectedly Authentic-“Blossoming Truths. She is on a mission to erase stigmas regarding these misunderstood conditions. You can read more about Sarah and connect with her at:  https://unexpectedlyauthentic.com/blog/ Or Listen to the full Episode at: https://www.rhgtvnetwork.com/media/332912 Below is her story of how she was lead to her first 12 step meeting. On the last day of my very long drinking career, I had an …

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Recovery Lifestyles with Carrie Hoffman

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Carrie Hoffmam is a traveling freelance creative, yoga teacher, and recovery advocate below is her incredible account to Recovery Watch the Episode at https://www.rhgtvnetwork.com/media/332632 I fell in love with alcohol at age 18 because I loved the way it made me feel less introverted, more exciting, more social.  I felt like I had found the solution I had been looking for my whole life!  My drinking and recreational drug use progressed slowly and almost unnoticeably through my 20s until eventually it all kind of began to “stop working”.  I started having more negative consequences after drunk nights, my hangovers got insanely …

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Recovery Lifestyles with Tristan Sophia

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Tristan Sophia is 25 years Sober, has a Doctorate in Psychology and is board certified in Life Coaching.  Below is her incredible account with Recovery. I was born a girl and an alcoholic. By the time I was 5, I was full of self-doubt and thought I didn’t fit in with the human race. I learned to escape my insecure feelings by eating sugar – cookies and candy – “the more, the better” became my mantra. By the time I was 13, I replaced sugar with any alcohol I could get my hands on. I started drinking in the morning …

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Happy New Years

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Happy New Years!!! May everyone 2019 be Your Most Abundant and Prosperous Year Yet! When we view life from a place of lack, that’s how we’ll experience it – shift into gratitude and watch your world change. How we feel influences how we perceive our reality. When we feel we are lacking, we look around and see what is not there. On the other hand, if we feel abundant, we can look at the very same situation and see a completely different picture, one full of blessings and advantages. The more we see the blessings, the more abundant we feel, …

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