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3 Critical Ways Trauma in Childhood Can Harm Us as Adults

Trauma can take on many forms during childhood. Some children may witness or experience violence, while others may experience emotional or physical neglect. Trauma in childhood can also come from other forms of abuse, all of which are tragic. Needless to say, when you grow up in a traumatizing environment, signs of that trauma will . . . . Continue Reading

Alanis Mourisette Opens Up About Eating Disorder Struggles

‘Cause the love that you gave that we made Wasn’t able to make it enough for you To be open wide, no And every time you speak her name Does she know how you told me You’d hold me until you died “Til you died, but you’re still alive  “You Oughta Know” –  Alanis Mourisette  . . . . Continue Reading

8 Reasons to Exercise in Recovery

You’ve heard it many times before, exercise is important to overall health. But, what you may not know is that regular exercise is of utmost importance to people recovering from alcohol and drug addiction. Here are 8 reasons to exercise in recovery. #1. Physical Health This is an obvious one but, exercising, when done right, . . . . Continue Reading

13 Self-Affirmations Every Woman Should Know

“When sleeping women wake, mountains will move.” Chinese Proverb It’s no secret that women, especially alcoholics and addicts – whether in their active addiction or in recovery from it – tend to suffer with low self-esteem. This is a result of societal messages, passed down through community and family members as well as being a . . . . Continue Reading

How to Date Yourself

This might sound silly at first but, it’s actually a really nice thing to do with and for yourself. Often times after a relationship ends we tell ourselves, ‘I should get to know myself better before I jump into the next relationship’ yet, how often do we end up doing just that: someone comes along . . . . Continue Reading

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