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SHE RECOVERS® Podcast

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SHE RECOVERS® is an international movement of women (self-identified) in or seeking recovery from a wide variety of issues, including substance use disorders and other behavioral health issues, trauma, abuse, codependency, cancer, grief, low self-esteem, perfectionism and other life challenges.We envision a future where women from diverse backgrounds have the access, resources, support and freedoms necessary to cultivate individualized and holistic pathways in order to find health, sustain long-term recovery, achieve their potential, and help other women to do the same.SHE RECOVERS® creates welcoming spaces and transformative opportunities – online and in real life – to connect, support and empower recovering women.

SHE RECOVERS® is an international movement of women (self-identified) in or seeking recovery from a wide variety of issues, including substance use disorders and other behavioral health issues, trauma, abuse, codependency, cancer, grief, low self-esteem, perfectionism and other life challenges.We envision a future where women from diverse backgrounds have the access, resources, support and freedoms necessary to cultivate individualized and holistic pathways in order to find health, sustain long-term recovery, achieve their potential, and help other women to do the same.SHE RECOVERS® creates welcoming spaces and transformative opportunities – online and in real life – to connect, support and empower recovering women.

Location:

Canada

Description:

SHE RECOVERS® is an international movement of women (self-identified) in or seeking recovery from a wide variety of issues, including substance use disorders and other behavioral health issues, trauma, abuse, codependency, cancer, grief, low self-esteem, perfectionism and other life challenges.We envision a future where women from diverse backgrounds have the access, resources, support and freedoms necessary to cultivate individualized and holistic pathways in order to find health, sustain long-term recovery, achieve their potential, and help other women to do the same.SHE RECOVERS® creates welcoming spaces and transformative opportunities – online and in real life – to connect, support and empower recovering women.

Language:

English


Episodes

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

Episode 35: Practice You with Elena Brower

3/9/2020
In this episode, Taryn chats with mama, teacher, author, speaker and dōTERRA leader Elena Brower. Elena shares how she recovered from marijuana addiction by changing her (untrue) belief that she was more organized, funnier and more interesting if she was under the influence. Her journey shows the power of what we can create and accomplish when we stop rebelling against ourselves. Elena also shares how she stayed - and continues to stay - present with her grief after losing her mother. Elena...

Duration:00:51:36

Episode 34: Motherland with Elissa Altman

3/2/2020
In this episode of the SHE RECOVERS podcast, Erin talks with author and columnist Elissa Altman about her latest book, “Motherland: A Memoir of Love, Loathing and Longing.” In her new work, Elissa shares with brutal honesty the emotional cost of caring for an aging mother who has always needed to be cared for, no matter her age. Her story shows the importance and difficulty of practicing radical self care in the midst of family codependency and dysfunction. To learn more about Elissa...

Duration:00:54:51

Episode 33: SHE RECOVERS 2020: Gatherings, Offerings & Self Investments

2/24/2020
Dawn joins Taryn on the podcast to share details of the upcoming SHE RECOVERS conference in Miami, as well as the many in-person/online gatherings and other offerings available this year through SHE RECOVERS. To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here. SHE RECOVERS Facebook Page, click here. SHE RECOVERS Instagram Page, click here.

Duration:00:18:46

Episode 32: Knowing What Is Mine To Do with Heidi Harmon

2/17/2020
In this episode of the SHE RECOVERS podcast, Erin talks with Heidi Harmon. As the current mayor of San Luis Obispo, Heidi is guiding her community into a "politics of belonging," where every citizen is equally heard, seen and valued. Heidi's background as a housecleaner and preschool teacher, as well as her choice to act in her political role from a very feminine energy, has made her a target for those who are uncomfortable with feminine power. Heidi shares how she uses that and other...

Duration:00:50:13

Episode 31: Self Love and Releasing Shame with Nica Selvaggio

2/10/2020
Nica Selvaggio was adopted as a young child and came to believe that worthiness was dependant upon being perfect. Nica, who identifies as a non-binary queer human, shares how the unconscious shame, rage and grief of this trauma of objectification led to a decade-long eating disorder. Now a therapist in long-term recovery, Nica has crafted a life centered around profound self kindness with daily, holistic practices that help build acceptance, safety and self love. Nica explains how using...

Duration:01:00:17

Episode 30: Love Sober with Kate Baily

2/3/2020
Erin talks with Kate Baily, cofounder of the LOVE SOBER community and cohost of the LOVE SOBER podcast. Kate’s story of recovery began when she stopped wondering if her drinking was “bad enough,” and joined in an online sober women’s community, Soberistas. Kate's “bad enough” question is one many women in our community struggle with as they feel stuck in the gray area of drinking - that space in between the extremes of rock bottom and every-now-and-again drinking. In that gray area, the...

Duration:01:01:46

Episode 29: Alcohol Fiend to Sobriety Queen with Connie McMillan

1/20/2020
In this episode of the SHE RECOVERS podcast, Erin talks with Connie McMillan, author of "Alcohol Fiend to Sobriety Queen" and host of the Sober Sessions podcast. Six years ago, tired of living the party life, depleting her bank account and being "everything to everybody all the time," Connie dropped the facade and began her journey to become 'Sobriety Queen Connie,' the recovery coach, author and mentor she is today. Connie shares how some of her greatest heartbreaks - a failed marriage,...

Duration:00:55:29

Episode 28: Quit Like a Woman with Holly Whitaker

1/20/2020
Taryn and Erin talk with Holly Whitaker, founder and CEO of Tempest (formerly known as Hip Sobriety). Holly's new book, "Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol," recounts her transformative journey of removing alcohol and other self-destructive behaviors from her life, while questioning the limitations of established recovery modalities and advocating for individualized and varied patchworks and paths. Her work also lays out in vivid detail the...

Duration:00:56:41

Episode 27: The Power of Connections

12/2/2019
No matter where you are in your recovery journey, you will enjoy this conversation about the power of connections. We recorded it in late 2019 at our NYC CREATING CONNECTIONS TOUR. Erin talks with two pairs of women, new friends, who found each other through SHE RECOVERS. Meredith and Jenny connected on our SHE RECOVERS Together FACEBOOK page and are supporting each other in early days of sobriety. Mo and Kathy, who have 50 years of recovery between them, connected at a SHE RECOVERS...

Duration:00:37:51

Episode 26: Intergenerational Trauma and Wisdom

11/25/2019
"It's not your fault, but it's your turn." In this semi-meditative episode, Taryn shares her knowledge of how your recovery journey can heal the intergenerational trauma of your family - past, present and future. She offers moments of reflection for your hard and powerful work, as well a gentle reframing of past familial stories that can bring desired transformation. To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here. SHE RECOVERS Facebook Page, click here. SHE RECOVERS Instagram Page, click...

Duration:00:16:09