Alumni Spotlight: Nathan M.

By: Nathan M., Transformations alumnus It feels like just yesterday I was walking down the jetway to board a plane headed to South Florida. It became so real, right there at that moment, that I was embarking on a new path with a sliver of hope that somehow I could get my life back. I…

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Lessons from the Sea: Shipwrecked

The S.S. Inchulva rests about 500 feet off the south end of Delray Beach public park. Often called the Delray Wreck, the ship went down in front of the beach on Sept 11th, 1903 in a strong hurricane. The S.S. Inchulva lost helm control and was grounded as it wasn’t able to see the shoreline….

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Summer Workout

Summer is undoubtedly here, and I don’t know about you guys but I like to keep my shirt off as much as possible in the Florida heat. That’s why I make sure I get a good core workout in a few times a week so I feel more confident when I’m hitting the beach!

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Adventure Therapy: evolv

A couple of years back I was introduced to the “four steps” of the AA Back to Basics approach by author Wally P. which is used internationally by AA groups. These four steps are meant to be an introduction to the 12 steps for the newcomer in order to help give them a basic understanding for a better life in recovery.

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Alumni Spotlight: Carrie A.

Hello. My name is Carrie and I am a grateful alcoholic/addict in recovery. Growing up my life was far from normal. I grew up in a trailer park in Ohio with an alcoholic/pill addict mother and cocaine-addicted father. We would often go without heat, water, and food. My upbringing brought forth a lot of pain,…

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Strawberry Shortcake Jars

Last month I jumped on the quarantine banana bread baking train like the rest of the world – and it was pretty amazing, if I do say so myself! This month, I decided to try something a little bit lighter and more time efficient… because let’s face it, to some extent, things are slowly starting…

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Fitness and Recovery

Fitness is a huge component of my recovery today. I have learned how important it is to take care of my body, and taking care of my body has a direct correlation to my mental well-being. Some of you might be missing the gym as much as I do, but there are so many ways to keep our bodies moving at home.

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Quarantine Dessert

“Ok guys, I know… I know… I jumped on the baking train just like everyone else did during this quarantine, but I have to be honest, it has been fun getting in the kitchen and trying out new recipes! Cooking has always been a form of mediation for me. I suppose the same way art,…

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Transitioning Back to Work During COVID-19

The world today is different. COVID has created changes and challenges for all of us. “Normal” isn’t normal anymore. We’ve learned new phrases like “social Distancing”, we’ve learned new ways of living – whoever thought we’d be rationing our toilet paper or wearing a mask in public (other than on Halloween)?

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