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The SHE RECOVERS FOUNDATION is a grassroots movement and non-profit public charity with a community of women in or seeking recovery from substance use disorders, other behavioral health issues and/or life challenges.This lifeline organization connects women through its virtual platforms and in-person community networks, provides resources and supports women to develop their own holistic recovery patchworks, and empowers them to thrive and share their successes. All efforts are designed to end the stigma and shame often associated with recovery so that more women may heal and grow.

The SHE RECOVERS FOUNDATION is a grassroots movement and non-profit public charity with a community of women in or seeking recovery from substance use disorders, other behavioral health issues and/or life challenges.This lifeline organization connects women through its virtual platforms and in-person community networks, provides resources and supports women to develop their own holistic recovery patchworks, and empowers them to thrive and share their successes. All efforts are designed to end the stigma and shame often associated with recovery so that more women may heal and grow.

Location:

Canada

Description:

The SHE RECOVERS FOUNDATION is a grassroots movement and non-profit public charity with a community of women in or seeking recovery from substance use disorders, other behavioral health issues and/or life challenges.This lifeline organization connects women through its virtual platforms and in-person community networks, provides resources and supports women to develop their own holistic recovery patchworks, and empowers them to thrive and share their successes. All efforts are designed to end the stigma and shame often associated with recovery so that more women may heal and grow.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 55: Overcoming Burnout & Creating Beauty with Nina Turczyn

3/4/2021
Nina Turczyn is an amazing silversmith and gallery owner. Leading up to the opening of her gallery, Nina hit a wall with overwhelm and exhaustion. She never expected to be someone who experienced mental health challenges, but realizes that her experience has given her the opportunity to be a beacon for others. In this episode, she shares her journey of recovering from burnout and depression - and the powerful lessons she learned along the way. Nina's...

Duration:00:44:11

Episode 54: Healing Through Art & Community with Autumn Skye

2/15/2021
Autumn Skye is a visionary artist. She believes that the role of the artist is especially crucial at this time and that while the world is at the precipice of momentous change, artworks have the potential to be maps that can help guide humanity forward into new and positive ways of seeing and being. Autumn says, "through creativity we have the opportunity to transmute shadow and pain into visions of healing and wholeness. In this potent conversation, Autumn shares with Taryn her journey of...

Duration:01:08:39

Episode 53: Decolonizing Recovery with Jacqueline Jennings

2/4/2021
Jacqueline Jennings is an entrepreneur coach, facilitator and startup strategist who got sober at the age of 15. In this conversation, Jacqueline shares with Taryn about the importance of her journey with connecting with traditional, cultural teachings and ancestral wisdom. She also talks about the need to focus on community care - not just self care, matriarchy, and decolonizing recovery. Jacqueline's website: http://www.jacquelinejennings.com/ Jacqueline's instagram:...

Duration:00:56:00

Episode 52: Bisexual, Recovering and Proud with Dr. Jamie Marich

11/27/2020
Bisexuality is one of the most misunderstood expressions within the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Bisexuals or other individuals under the bisexual umbrella can be thwarted with cruel commentary like, "Why can't you just pick a side," "You must be confused," or "You can't be trusted." In this episode, Dawn speaks with Dr Jamie Marich, clinical trauma specialist, trainer, author, openly bisexual woman, and person in long-term recovery. Dr Jamie Marich shares about her own experience navigating these...

Duration:01:04:22

Episode 51: A Fireside Chat With Our Executive Director Susan Carter

11/19/2020
Grab your tea and join SHE RECOVERS® Foundation Executive Director, Susan Carter and Co-Founder, Dawn Nickel by the fire. "As a woman celebrating 27 years of continuous sobriety, I am deeply committed to giving back what I have so graciously been given. And after meeting and working with the beautiful intelligent and impassioned women who have shepherded this community to where it is today, I knew this is where I wanted to put my stake in the ground. Working alongside these brilliant women...

Duration:00:57:17

Episode 50: Lost and Found: An Adoptee’s Recovery Story with Payton Kennedy

11/12/2020
Taryn speaks with Payton Kennedy, beloved colleague, friend and creator of SHE RECOVERS Dance®. Payton shares her multi-layered recovery story and her life-long journey as a seeker. As an adoptee, Payton struggled with decades-long feelings of disconnection, grief and sadness that contributed to self-sabotaging behaviors. She discusses her daily recovery practices - powerful tools that ground and connect her with with inner wisdom. SHE RECOVERS Foundation: https://sherecovers.org/ Get...

Duration:01:02:51

Episode 49: Don't Just Sit There with Biet Simkin

11/5/2020
Biet Simkin is the renowned meditation teacher dubbed "The David Bowie/Lady Gaga of Meditation." In this episode, you will understand why. She is rebellious and rock n roll, yet, very grounded in her recovery and spiritual practices. She beautifully shares about the deep losses of her mother, father and first born daughter. And Biet shares about her recovery journey from heroin and disordered eating/body image issues. Biet Simkin: https://www.bietsimkin.com/ Biet's mindbodygreen online...

Duration:00:48:14

Episode 48: Flipping the Script with Chris Campbell

10/29/2020
One of the things we love about being in recovery is that we tend not to do a lot of "small talk." Instead, our conversations are "big talk" - deep, expansive and truthful shared experiences. On this episode, Erin talks with one of her closest friends, Chris Campbell, a woman in long-term recovery. Erin and Chris met on a SHE RECOVERS retreat. The conversation they started on the beautiful rooftop of our Mexico retreat home has continued for three years. In this recording, Erin and Chris...

Duration:00:48:22

Episode 47: New Beginnings with Dawn, Taryn and Erin

10/21/2020
Taryn, Dawn and Erin gather to discuss how COVID has created unexpected changes within the SHE RECOVERS organization, as well as their own lives. SHE RECOVERS Foundation: https://sherecovers.org/ Get involved with SHE RECOVERS Foundation: https://sherecovers.org/get-involved/ Erin Wickersham: https://erinwickersham.com

Duration:01:06:27

Episode 46: Healing Racism in Recovery with Shari Hampton

10/15/2020
We are back after our "podcast pause." As individuals, and as an organization, we took the sacred pause to focus energy and efforts on our antiracism work. In this episode Shari Hampton (SHE RECOVERS Coach and Trusted Advisor, speaker and consultant) chats with SHE RECOVERS Foundation founders Dawn Nickel and Taryn Strong. Shari shares her experience of being a Black woman in recovery, as well as how she has been pivoting since covid-19. Dawn and Taryn share how the SHE RECOVERS Foundation...

Duration:01:05:52

Episode 45: Grace for F*ck Ups with Nadia Bolz-Weber

5/26/2020
Nadia Bolz-Weber is an ordained Lutheran Pastor who has reclaimed and redefined what it means to be a Christian woman. She is founder of House for All Sinners & Saints in Denver, CO, author of three bestselling memoirs and a woman in long term recovery. Nadia will also be a speaker at our Miami conference in May 2021. Nadia shares about grieving during the Covid-19 pandemic and what it is revealing about our relationships and culture. She also discusses how church teachings around sexuality...

Duration:00:50:18

Episode 44: Belonging with Jen O.

5/11/2020
Taryn speaks with Jen O., a retired veteran and woman in recovery, about her journey of recovering from using substances to deal with social anxiety and awkwardness. Jen's inspiring story shows the power of commitment and belonging. To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here. SHE RECOVERS Facebook Page, click here. SHE RECOVERS Instagram Page, click here.

Duration:00:49:48

Episode 43: On Being Human with Jennifer Pastiloff

5/4/2020
Jen Pastiloff joins us for a special podcast episode recorded during our online PJ Party held the first weekend of May 2020. Jen is a teacher, leader and author of the amazingly beautiful book "On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard." Jen's story of recovering from disordered eating and depression helps women find, accept, and embrace their own vulnerability, bravery, and humanness. Her work is a celebration of happiness and self-realization over darkness and...

Duration:01:06:03

Episode 42: How Happy Will You Allow Yourself To Be?

4/27/2020
Taryn and Erin check in and share their thoughts and observations of how seven weeks of quarantine has impacted them. As they work through the daily ups and downs of isolation, both women are working to break through old stories of what is possible and how to become intentional co-creators of their lives. They also examine some of the themes coming out of the SHE RECOVERS online gatherings. To learn more about Erin Wickersham, click here. To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here. SHE...

Duration:00:45:10

Episode 41: Mrs. D Is Going Without with Lotta Dann

4/20/2020
Lotta Dann used to describe herself as a "boozy housewife." For two decades she drank alcohol steadily and heavily. In 2011, alarmed at how her drinking was escalating, she started the anonymous blog 'Mrs. D Is Going Without' and eventually wrote her way into recovery and community. In this episode of the SHE RECOVERS podcast, Erin talks with Lotta about what she has gained in recovery, as well as areas where she still struggles, including her "ongoing battle" with flour and sugar. They...

Duration:01:01:56

Episode 40: Check in with Taryn & Dawn

4/13/2020
Dawn Nickel, founder of SHE RECOVERS, joins Taryn to share how the SHE RECOVERS sisterhood is widening and deepening during this time of Covid-19. We have always known that "we are all recovering from something," and in our daily online meetups, as women from various recovery journeys share their stories and modalities for healing, we are seeing that truth come to life. To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here. SHE RECOVERS Facebook Page, click here. SHE RECOVERS Instagram Page,...

Duration:00:40:38

Episode 39: A Story of Healing with Lara Frazier

4/6/2020
Taryn talks with Lara Frazier, a woman in long-term recovery from prescription drugs and love addiction. Lara shares a beautiful story of parental love, as her parents "loved her all the way through" and offered her encouragement and support in the darkest episodes of her struggle. She is a fierce believer in the power of owning our stories and is a strong advocate for addiction recovery. You can learn more about Lara here. You can learn more about Deanna Axe here. To visit the SHE...

Duration:00:45:31

Episode 38: Recover and Rise with Tiffany Swedeen

3/30/2020
Tiffany Swedeen, ICU nurse and SHE RECOVERS coach, joins us to share her story of recovery from opiates and alcohol. Raised in a very conservative home, Tiffany was a wife and mother by the time she was 16 years old. Decades of self abuse, toxic relationships and struggle followed. Tiffany's story is a beautiful example of the miracles that happen when you learn to trust your own instincts and move forward in life with compassion and self love. You can learn more about Tiffany on her...

Duration:01:04:13

Episode 37: Check in with Taryn and Erin

3/23/2020
How are you doing? How are you navigating this time of change and uncertainty? In this episode, Taryn and Erin check in with each other and share how they are currently processing the global pandemic. To learn more about Erin Wickersham, click here. To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here. SHE RECOVERS Facebook Page, click here. SHE RECOVERS Instagram Page, click here.

Duration:00:59:39

Episode 36: Self Care in Uncertain Times

3/16/2020
The Covid-19/coronavirus global pandemic has created stress and uncertainty in our lives. In this environment it is more important than ever - and perhaps more difficult than ever - to practice self care. On this episode, SHE RECOVERS founder Dawn Nickel joins Erin to talk with Dr. Vanessa Klugman and attorney Lisa Smith. Vanessa and Lisa are both SHE RECOVERS coaches and women in long-term recovery. The women share wisdom and specific suggestions on how to navigate this new world and ways...

Duration:00:40:10