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The Importance of Celebrating Anniversaries and Milestones in Recovery

2020-02-26T21:43:25+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Alumni Events, Discover Why, Early Recovery, Family Resources, Featured, Recovery, Sober Community, Sobriety Anniversaries|Tags: , , , , , , |

“One of the most powerful experiences at Herren Wellness is when people come back and share their one-year anniversary. To see people who walk into the front door lost, somewhat [...]

The Healing Power of Creativity in Recovery

2020-02-12T17:09:59+00:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: Discover Why, Early Recovery, Featured, Prevention, Recovery, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , |

“Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.” ~William Plomer   Active substance use stifles our physical, emotional, and spiritual health, as well as our ability to explore and [...]

Why Wellness is Vital to Prevention and Recovery from Addiction

2020-02-07T19:50:33+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Change, Discover Why, Early Recovery, Featured, Mental Health, Nutrition & Fitness, Prevention, Recovery, Sober Community|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Wellness is a term we hear a lot these days, and most people correctly interpret it as an overall sense of wellbeing and health. For people in recovery, however, there [...]

Ways to Prioritize Self-Care in Recovery

2020-02-05T15:55:43+00:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Change, Discover Why, Early Recovery, Featured, Gratitude, Nutrition & Fitness, Prevention, Recovery, Substance Use|Tags: , , , , , , |

The concept of self-care can feel foreign to many people in early recovery, because in active substance use even basic self-care is often not a priority, and it’s common for [...]

The Power of Gratitude in Early Recovery

2020-01-29T18:15:49+00:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Discover Why, Early Recovery, Featured, Gratitude, Mental Health, Prevention, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , |

Gratitude is essential to early recovery, as it allows us to cultivate a mindset of positivity, resiliency, and hope. Did you know that gratitude has also been scientifically proven to [...]

The Importance of Structure and Routine in Recovery

2020-01-15T20:51:58+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Change, Early Recovery, Featured, Mental Health, Nutrition & Fitness, Prevention, Recovery, Stress Management, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , |

Early recovery brings many changes, both exciting and challenging. Even positive changes can feel overwhelming, as many of the aspects of life change physically, emotionally, and socially. Establishing new patterns [...]

Milestones, New Beginnings, and Transitions

2020-01-08T15:57:35+00:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: Alumni Events, Change, Early Recovery, Featured, Gratitude, Prevention, Recovery, Sober Community|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It’s easy to understand the importance of community and support in recovery when we are navigating our way through difficult times, but it’s just as important to have support through [...]

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