National Drugs and Alcohol Facts Week – March 30th- April 5th

2020-03-30T17:32:22+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Family Resources, Prevention, Recovery, Secondary, Substance Use, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , |

This year marks the 10th anniversary of National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, which is an annual health observance week from the National Institute on Drug Abuse [...]

Ways to Have a Fun and Sober St. Patrick’s Day!

2020-03-19T16:32:34+00:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Discover Why, Early Recovery, Prevention, Recovery, Secondary, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , |

People in early recovery sometimes feel apprehensive about their first sober St. Patrick’s Day, and wonder about how to prioritize recovery on a day that is notorious for drinking. [...]

Ask A Life Coach: The Herren Wellness Life Coaches Answer Your Questions

2020-03-19T16:34:56+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Discover Why, Life Coaching, Meet the Team, Prevention, Recovery, Secondary, Sober Community, Tips & Tools, Wellness Week|Tags: , , , , , , |

As part of Wellness Week with Herren, the Herren Wellness Life Coaches answered your questions. Thank you to all that participated and we hope you find the answers below [...]

The Healing Power of Creativity in Recovery

2020-03-17T22:45:21+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 [...]

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 [...]

Recovery and Wellness During the Holiday Season

2019-12-18T20:52:24+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Alcoholism, Early Recovery, Featured, Holidays, Nutrition & Fitness, Prevention, Recovery, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

During the holiday season, there are reminders all around that this time of year is for family, food, and fun. For people in recovery, it is also a time of [...]

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Recovery

2019-12-04T15:34:05+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Depression, Early Recovery, Featured, Holidays, Mental Health, Recovery, Stress Management, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , |

This is a joyful and stressful time of year, and people in recovery take extra precautions to manage stress, but those diagnosed with co-occurring Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can find [...]

The Importance of Gratitude in Recovery

2019-11-20T16:15:55+00:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Discover Why, Early Recovery, Featured, Gratitude, Prevention, Recovery, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , |

As Thanksgiving approaches, people talk more about gratitude. Expressing gratitude each November is part of tradition, but for people in recovery, gratitude is a year-round practice and an important tool. [...]

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