The hottest Recovery Substack posts right now

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Ladyparts β€’ 1058 implied HN points β€’ 30 May 24
  1. The author realized her partner was an addict and had been lying about various things, impacting her trust and perception of their relationship.
  2. It is important to share stories of betrayal and shame as a way to heal, reclaim power, and counteract unwarranted shame.
  3. The experience with the addict partner highlighted the complexities of trust, betrayal, and the challenges of recognizing deceit even in close relationships.
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The Recovering Academic β€’ 1108 implied HN points β€’ 12 Dec 23
  1. The author's experience in academia made him doubt his profession and himself, leading to a significant shift in his life.
  2. The transition out of academia was filled with sadness and nostalgia, but also led to new beginnings and hope for the future.
  3. The recovery process involved accepting personal truths, finding support in others with similar experiences, and rediscovering joy after difficult times.
The Flawed Yogi Report β€’ 99 implied HN points β€’ 25 Apr 24
  1. Trust your instincts and past decisions, they have made you wiser and guide you to make choices that work for you now.
  2. Listen to your body and consider letting go of things that cause resistance, as there is a reason behind that feeling.
  3. You may have more tools and support available than you realize, so be patient as allies and bridges will appear to assist you.
Are You Okay? β€’ 299 implied HN points β€’ 01 Dec 23
  1. Consider the impact of alcohol on your sleep, mood, physical health, and relationships to evaluate whether you may benefit from a break from drinking.
  2. Individuals may turn to substances like alcohol and marijuana due to anxiety and stress, but seeking help and being honest with oneself is key to addressing any substance use issues.
  3. Supporting a sober spouse involves open communication, understanding one's boundaries, and seeking help from resources like Al-Anon for loved ones of individuals in recovery.
The Pick and Roll β€’ 196 implied HN points β€’ 07 Jan 24
  1. Steph Talbot's recovery from ACL injury is progressing well, boosting Australia's Olympic hopes.
  2. The availability of key players like Talbot will greatly impact the Opals' performance at the upcoming Olympics.
  3. A quick recovery and comeback of injured players are crucial for Australia's chances at the Olympic Games.
David Friedman’s Substack β€’ 143 implied HN points β€’ 26 Jan 24
  1. The author shared their personal experience with testing positive for Covid and highlighted symptoms like exhaustion, coughing, and loss of appetite.
  2. The author noticed a unique symptom where tastes became unusually strong, possibly indicating a change in their sense of taste.
  3. The author reflected on a potential silver lining of their altered taste, considering that it may align them more with their family's taste preferences.
Are You Okay? β€’ 1078 implied HN points β€’ 03 Jan 23
  1. Alcohol use can have negative effects on our bodies and minds, even if it seems pleasurable in the moment.
  2. The appropriate amount of alcohol to drink varies for each person, and self-awareness is crucial in evaluating alcohol consumption.
  3. Identifying and addressing the underlying reasons for drinking, such as uncomfortable emotions or bodily sensations, is important to develop healthier habits.
The Egg And The Rock β€’ 707 implied HN points β€’ 10 Mar 23
  1. The author has been ill with Covid, leading to slow recovery and brain fog affecting work.
  2. Paid subscribers are being appreciated and subscriptions are suspended for a month to reduce pressure.
  3. Excitement over a recent discovery of mature galaxies in the early universe and plans to write about it when energy levels recover.
Are You Okay? β€’ 459 implied HN points β€’ 28 Aug 23
  1. Approximately 80 million Americans do not have a primary care doctor, leading many to seek health advice online.
  2. Modern medicine often prioritizes testing and medications over patient-centered care, contributing to the rise of the wellness industry.
  3. Michael Easter promotes choosing short-term discomfort for long-term benefits, aiming to inspire people to be '2 percenters' who make healthier choices.
VS Blog β€’ 419 implied HN points β€’ 06 Sep 23
  1. The author took a break due to feeling inadequate after a past failure, but eventually found the courage to return online.
  2. Long COVID impacted the author's health, causing cognitive dysfunction, but they are now recovering with therapy and treatment.
  3. The author started teaching about Large Language Models and successfully turned it into a lucrative online educational business.
Unreported Truths β€’ 61 implied HN points β€’ 15 Mar 24
  1. A study from Australia suggests that 'long Covid' may not be as prevalent as previously thought, with only 3% of Covid patients experiencing moderate-to-severe aftereffects a year later.
  2. The study indicates that the majority of individuals infected with Covid, aside from those needing critical care, fully recover within months.
  3. The lead author of the study suggests that terms like 'long Covid' may cause unnecessary fear and hinder recovery, advocating for a shift in language used to describe post-Covid symptoms.
Unreported Truths β€’ 88 implied HN points β€’ 20 Feb 24
  1. Back surgery should be carefully considered, especially for issues like foot drops, and timing is crucial for optimal results
  2. Medical decisions can be complex and involve balancing risks and benefits, especially when it comes to surgery
  3. Health insurance and administrative delays can impact timely medical interventions
Deep Fix β€’ 491 implied HN points β€’ 28 Jul 23
  1. The author celebrated seven years of sobriety by getting a tattoo and visiting Germany for the first time.
  2. The decision to get the tattoo was a journey of self-reflection, honoring heritage, and overcoming inner conflicts.
  3. The experience led to a deeper connection with Jewish roots, acceptance, and a sense of personal empowerment.
Beck of the Pack β€’ 117 implied HN points β€’ 23 Jan 24
  1. Training volume needs to be tailored to individual runners, even with similar abilities and goals.
  2. Training volume can increase over time as the body adapts, but recovery is key to avoid overtraining.
  3. Be cautious of running high mileage just for the sake of it, balance volume with quality workouts for optimal performance.
Deep Fix β€’ 471 implied HN points β€’ 05 May 23
  1. Psychedelics can be powerful tools for helping individuals facing addiction move towards recovery by promoting neural growth and restoring the gut-brain connection.
  2. Psychedelics should not be seen as shortcuts in recovery, but as catalysts that help individuals confront their darkness and engage in the healing process.
  3. By supporting the diversity of life within personal ecosystems, psychedelics can ignite 'second-stage recovery' and provide hope to those facing addiction.
Fully Alive @Work β€’ 275 implied HN points β€’ 24 Sep 23
  1. The author is taking a break from writing on their Substack and suspending subscriptions indefinitely.
  2. The break is due to personal challenges such as a divorce, family issues, and a traumatic brain injury.
  3. Despite the hiatus, the author expresses gratitude for the support and hopes to return once they have clarity on their path forward.
Murray Bridge News β€’ 98 implied HN points β€’ 11 Jan 24
  1. Blaze Aid volunteers are helping with River Murray flood recovery by replacing damaged fences on flood-affected farms.
  2. Farmers needing help and volunteers willing to assist can contact Blaze Aid for assistance in fixing fences or volunteering.
  3. Blaze Aid volunteers focus on boundary fences, and the organization welcomes volunteers of all skill levels to help with various tasks.
The ZIPster β€’ 53 implied HN points β€’ 02 Feb 24
  1. The author underwent hip surgery and describes the post-operative experience as feeling like an alien invasion in their leg.
  2. The author reflects on the healthcare system and the challenges of navigating medical services as a patient.
  3. The author's recovery post-surgery includes staying at a facility for physiotherapy and recuperation, providing insights into the institutionalized routine.