This week we’re breaking down the differences and symptoms of allergies and intolerances related to food. The first step to eating for recovery is to know what foods are unhealthy for your system.
In this episode…
- Learn the difference between symptoms of allergies and intolerances.
- How to get tested for allergies.
- Find out how to do an elimination diet.
- Autoimmunity and allergies/intolerances
- Get started on an allergy/intolerance free diet for recovery with OUR PROGRAM!
Continue reading Episode 48: Food Allergies and Intolerances
Welcome to Podcast Episode 41 (listen here) on how to survive the holidays while being happy and not worrying about your waistline in the process!
Let’s not kid ourselves, the holidays aren’t the “happiest time of the year” for recovering alcoholics and addicts. It’s the time of year when most relapses occur and some of us slip into our deepest depressions. Whether it’s past trauma, being triggered by family, or just the general change in weather and light, it’s a tough time for so many in recovery. What if there’s a better way? One that doesn’t involve self-medicating or relapsing. As a bonus, what if you could get through the holidays without adding those extra holiday treat pounds?
We’ve found a better way to cope with the holidays and we’d like to share these tips with you in the hopes that your holidays turn out to be merry and joyful (and most of all sober!)
Continue reading Surviving the Holidays: How to be Happy and Fit In Your Clothes
Every year in the fall and spring many half and full marathon races take place in my city, forcing major roads to close down to one lane. Orange cones line the streets, while police officers man corners to prevent cars from potentially driving into runners. Tents with speakers and music blaring surround several mile markers with the intention of keeping the runners momentum going towards that coveted finish line.
Before we go any further, let me express my love and adoration to my friends and all of those recovering out there who have returned from the depths of hell to become law-abiding and contributing members of society and most of all cross finish lines they never thought possible in their darkest days of addiction. I am proud of the accomplishments you have made to better your lives and your health.
Having said that, I believe the current message in the recovery world of trading “bad” addictions for “good” ones, may not be supporting us in our quest to find long-lasting, optimal health in long-term recovery. Hopefully, I will offer some insight to those who have found solace after they put down the bottle or substances and traded the demons for that sought after, endorphin release affectionately known as the “Runner’s High”.
Continue reading From the Bottle to 26.2: Why Recovering Alcoholics Are Becoming Marathon Addicts
This week as we vigorously chisel away at our 6 Weeks to Evolved Recovery course to do list to get this empowering information out to you, we chat with Nicole Pittman. She is the author of The Gratitude Workbook.
An excerpt from Nicole:
“Gratitude has brought me out of the depths of my own mind and into the heart of my everyday life. Gratitude has given me the permission to feel joy, ask for what I want, and receive love.”
We LOVE talking about gratitude. What a wonderful way to truly live a recovery lifestyle. This is a wonderful conversation on mindfulness and finding thanks in your life. Nicole was even generous enough to offer you some Gratitude Workbook Freebies!!
Continue reading Podcast Episode 34: Nicole Pittman The Gratitude Workbook
The #meditate14 challenge continues! How is your practice going? Don’t forget to share with us on any of our social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or here in the comments below. The contest/challenge runs until August 31 to be eligible to win a free spot in our “Six Weeks To Evolved Recovery” online course which kicks off in September! You can also win by leaving a review on iTunes. See the bottom of this post for details!
This week’s guest is one of the Organizers At Large for the UNITE to Face Addiction Event on the National Mall in Washington, DC October 4. Laszlo Jaress joins us to share his story of recovery and tell us why this rally is so crucial to starting a national conversation about addiction and how to improve recovery rates across the country. Evolved Recovery is honored to be an official partner of this event so we hope to meet you in person in DC for this amazing experience.
Continue reading Podcast Episode 33: Laszlo Jaress UNITE to Face Addiction
Smoothie cleanses, veggie juice fasts, green coffee bean extract, essential oils, OH MY! If you watch TV or spend any time at all on Facebook or other social media, you are bombarded day in and day out with enticing and alluring quick fix products and methods that tout that they will overhaul everything that ails you in two weeks or less! No other changes needed! Easy Peasy! Today I want to let you in on a little secret – there is no quick fix or magic pill out there… Continue reading It’s Time to Stop Searching for the Magic Pill
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This week we dive deeper into the practice of meditation. We talk about the benefits of meditation and how it affects our lives in a positive way. Meditation can help with quitting smoking, fat loss, sugar avoidance, and an overall happier, more productive life.
Meditation Challenge details coming soon!!
Continue reading Podcast Episode 31: Breaking Down Meditation
Everywhere you turn people are touting the benefits of essential oils, smoothies, juices, juice pills, supplements. Especially thanks to Dr. Oz and those like him. People have been selling “cure alls” for centuries. Take snake oil for instance. This week we discuss the importance of holistic health and how it takes multiple components to achieve optimal health.
Kendall talks about her experiences making smoothies with over 20 vegetables and fruits every morning. Spoiler alert: pink poop is in this conversation.
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Continue reading Podcast Episode 28: There Is No One Fix In Health
Some of the most common complaints I hear about eating a real food diet – “It’s too hard!” or “I don’t have enough time to cook!” Well, if that sounds like you, I’m here to help you out – with something called a recipe round-up. Continue reading Recipe Round-up: 20 Easy Home-Cooked Dinners
Today we’re celebrating Kendall’s one year sober anniversary and interviewing Nicholas Knutzen. Nick found optimal health while recovering in treatment. He loves to travel, crossfit and tennis. He is also a nutrition authority and an accomplished, experienced cook. He is currently developing a new program that he calls ReScovery, which is intended to extend current and well known recovery traditions and programs, focusing on those aspects that help create balance – transforming sobriety into joy-filled, contributing, fulfilling and productive lifestyles.
Continue reading Podcast Episode 24: Nicholas Knutzen