“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” - Will Durant (American Philosopher and Historian) “Habit is the intersection of knowledge (what to do), skill (how to do), and desire (want to do).” - Stephen Covey (The 7 Habits of Highly...read more
The baby is crying, the dog is barking, your husband is snoring, and you look over at the clock and realize you went to bed just five hours ago. You grab the baby; let the dog out, and sleepwalk to the coffee pot. The dishes from the night before are still piled high...read more
Years ago when I heard people got massages, or went to meditation, or took a “me” day I would scoff. How do they have time or money to do that? Seems like a complete waste of time to me. No one takes bubble baths in their 20s. Sure a massage might be nice, but it’s a...read more
No matter how far down the road to recovery I go, I find myself from time to time, in a hole. Or, I notice that I am acting out in behaviors that are unhelpful to me. When these things become apparent to me I nearly always discover it's because my balance is off. If I...read more
Note from Dawn and Taryn: We met Kelly in August, 2014 when she attended her first retreat with us. She has since become a close friend and a leader in our community. We are so excited to introduce her here and in the not too distant future will welcome her as a...read more
After hitting her rock bottom in 2002, Sarah Roberts went on a personal and inward journey towards health and fitness to heal herself from the trauma of alcohol addiction. In 2015, she launched her blog, SarahTalksFood.com, as a way to share her story and help others who struggle to know that they are not alone. Sarah is the author of the book The 28 Day Kick The Sugar Challenge, where she helps readers develop a healthier relationship with food and with themselves using tools, recipes, and strategies that lead them towards greater self-trust, self-respect and self-love.read more
She Recovers has invited ten of the most popular female bloggers on the internet to attend She Recovers in NYC in May! These recovery superstars were chosen to participate because they are all making such important contributions to the cyber recovery movement. Importantly, these fabulous friends share messages that easily align with the principles and the messages that She Recovers has been focusing on for the past five years. We are strong and courageous women, and we do recover.read more
Rose Lockinger is a passionate member of the recovery community. A rebel who found her cause, she uses blogging and social media to raise the awareness about the disease of addiction.read more
I have four kids, a graduate degree, and a successful career. People think I’m a wonderful mother. I know this, because they’ve told me.
What they don’t know is that I drank alcoholically during my pregnancy with my fourth child. If they knew that, of course, their assessment would be different.