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Dry JANN-uary: Why Sobriety is Jann Arden’s Superpower

Jann Arden is Canada’s sweetheart. The singer-songwriter has won over hearts of Canadians with her honesty and vulnerability. When Jann reached her 50’s and her life changed in unexpected ways, she let the public into her life like never before. Jann became the caregiver for her mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, she wrote two…

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Tips to Start the New Year on a Positive Note

Bye-bye 2020, hello 2021! As we welcome the new year, we are filled with anticipation for what this year will bring us. New year’s resolutions packed with unrealistic goals and desires to be the best version of ourselves, because “new year, new you,” right? Well, you don’t need to reinvent yourself each time the clock…

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Self-Care Tips for the Holiday Season

Self-Care Tips for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us and while the sounds of cheerful Christmas music and the glistening lights make it seem like the “most wonderful time of the year,” it can also be one of the most stressful and overwhelming times of the year.  This year can be especially difficult for people struggling with addiction and mental illness. We tend to put…

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7 Must-Watch Shows on Recovery and Addiction

7 Must-Watch Shows on Recovery and Addiction

More times than not, the media depicts addiction and recovery all wrong. In both movies and tv series, the person with a substance use disorder is either the villain or butt of the joke. However, there are shows that are trying to break this trend.  If you’re looking for something new to watch that delves into the TRUTH behind recovery and addiction, check out these 7 shows.    The Queen’s Gambit  The Queen’s…

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