Episode 79

The Holiday Season & Recovery

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On this episode, we have one of our favorite guests back on the show, Madelyn Padilla, one of our Admissions Specialists. Our team opens up the conversation about the holiday season and how it can affect our mental health and recovery journeys.

Talking Points

  1. Madelyn shares how the holidays affect her
  2. Expectations and comparisons
  3. Resentment & envy with family members during the holidays
  4. Being mindful and keeping the dialogue open
  5. Buttoning Up
  6. Parties during the holidays


”Shame comes up in the holidays because we are called to show up in some sort of way, and often times when we are struggling we can’t even show up for ourselves.”
-Chris Burns, Founder

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