Caving to the Agony of Meditation

Caving to the Agony of Meditation

Andrea is a directionally challenged expat who no longer needs to huff shoe polish to feel alive. Today she focuses on cultivating the positive impact of living a balanced life. As the creator of Alpha Omega Zen (AlphaOmegaZen.com) she collaborates on noncommercial interests with cool folks around the world. She is the author of 25 Years, One LessonYou can follow her on twitter @25Years1Lesson

Her Story: Love in Addiction

Her Story: Love in Addiction

Mara lives in Massachusetts with her husband, dog, and two cats. She began writing about her personal experiences living with and loving someone with an opioid addiction when her husband was still actively using. Today, after 12 years battling substance abuse, Mara’s husband has over one year of clean time. She hopes that by sharing her story she can be a positive force in breaking down the stigma that isolates people facing addiction and empower the many individuals and families who are suffering the devastating impacts of the opioid epidemic and substance abuse. You can read more on her blog Real Life: One Wife's Journey Back from Addiction and Rediscovery of Self

Recovery

Recovery

Grace Coller is a Team USA athlete, blogger, mother of two, caretaker of four chickens and two cats, and wife. Grace muddles through with the added weight of various chronic illnesses but is thriving regardless. She enjoys living life to its fullest, travel and deep intellectual conversations. She also enjoys nerdy graphs and such. You can find follow her journey @ triathamomblog.com