Blog: Connect on Another Level

Welcome to the Recovery Daily Podcast blog, a companion space to the podcast where we continue the conversation about sobriety, recovery, and the journey towards personal transformation. Here, you’ll find topics discussed on the podcast and reflections on the challenges and triumphs of recovery. Each entry is crafted to inspire, inform, and illuminate the many facets of living a sober life while recovering from a life-changing stroke.

Disability Guilt: Being Disabled Is Not Your Fault
Why do we experience disability guilt and its detrimental effects on our …
Grounding Techniques for Stroke Recovery
Grounding techniques in stroke recovery allows us to acknowledge the hard stuff …
Summer Sobriety: Thriving in the Heat with Creativity
Summer brings with it festive memories of drinking which can make sobriety …
Seasons of Recovery: Each Serves a Purpose
Each season of stroke recovery and sobriety is necessary and brings us …
Leading by Example In Recovery: Teachable Moments for Our Kids
I'm sculpting adversity into life lessons for my kids by leading by …
Flipping the Script on the Serenity Prayer
My understanding of the Serenity Prayer happened in an unexpected way: backwards. …
I Am A Miracle In Recovery
When navigating life-altering and near-fatal events that lead to a life of …
Honesty: Voicing Your Hidden Motives
Try saying your self-talk out loud. It might just reveal hidden motives …
Forgiveness: I Only Have Today
Forgiveness is the act of letting go of the idea that our …
Dry January Survival Guide: Stay Sober & Enjoy It
I salute those who are courageously embracing Dry January in 2024 and …
Walking the Path: Choosing Adaptation Over Despair
I used to go to extreme lengths for alcohol and today must …
Active Surrender: Rise Up and Rebuild
Active surrender is about the deliberate action that follows, unplanting our feet …
Climbing New Heights: Strategies for New Learning
Exploring my post-stroke journey and neuropsychiatric insights into mild vascular neurocognitive disorder …
Trust the Journey: Signs You’re on the Right Path
Being on the right path doesn't mean there's an absence of obstacles …
Rationalization: Confronting the Illusion of Control
As a recovering alcoholic and stroke survivor, I know the complexity of …
Navigating Self-Talk in Sobriety and Stroke Recovery
Acknowledging how self-talk shapes our reality is a significant step toward personal …
Parallel Paths: Sobriety and Stroke Recovery (Step 2)
Each of us is just a piece of a greater whole, and …
Conquering Anxiety: Leaning In and Embracing Fear
I can confidently say I'm a miracle. I've learned that when I …
Willingness: Turning I Don’t Wanna Into I Will
How I find strength and willingness when I don’t want to do …
Finding Peace: Journey to Your Spiritual Home
Rachel's spiritual home is a place I return to in my mind …

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