Tag: <span>women in recovery</span>

4 Pieces of Advice for New Moms in Recovery
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4 Pieces of Advice for New Moms in Recovery

Motherhood is tough. It’s incredibly demanding. There is a reason they call it the hardest job in the world. Moms are struggling and more than ever, they are turning to drugs or alcohol in order to cope. Which obviously isn’t an option for moms in recovery. If anyone knows the difficulties of motherhood in recovery,...

Is Addiction a Form of Self-Harm?
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Is Addiction a Form of Self-Harm?

March is Self-Injury Awareness Month, and we think there’s no better time to start the conversation and end the stigma surrounding this major issue facing individuals from all walks of life. As of the year 2016, the statistics surrounding self-harm or self-injury were staggering. Self-Harm and Self-Injury Statistics: Each year, 1 in 5 females and...

What It’s Really Like to Deal with Relapse As a Woman
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What It’s Really Like to Deal with Relapse As a Woman

Written by Tori Skene of Sober Nation For me, gaining substantial sobriety didn’t happen overnight. Sure, I was willing to admit that I had a problem. However, when trouble and self-inflicted chaos circled my way, I dodged it like a groundhog afraid of its own shadow and ran. Attempt after attempt of sobriety, there was...

4 Benefits of Exercise for Women in Recovery
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4 Benefits of Exercise for Women in Recovery

A lot of women in recovery are shocked by how their health and overall well-being improves once they stop doing drugs and drinking alcohol. However, what they don’t realize, is that healthy eating choices and regular exercise can make you feel even better than you already do in your recovery. Let’s Talk Benefits of an Active...