Located in Portland, OR, Olivia Pennelle (Liv) is an experienced writer, journalist, and coach. She is the founder of the popular site Liv’s Recovery Kitchen, a site dedicated to helping people flourish in their recovery. Liv is passionate about challenging limiting mentalities and empowering others to direct their own lives, health, and recovery. You can find her articles across the web on sites including, Ravishly, STAT News, The Fix, Recovery.org, and Workit Health. Liv was recently featured in VICE.
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Delivering valuable information for your life health, sobriety, and recovery from substance use and mental health issues. 

We seek to challenge long-held beliefs, debunk myths, test false promises, and give you up to date and sometimes uncomfortable facts about moderation, abstinence, sobriety, and recovery from substances and other mental health issues. 

Lynn Matti, MA, LPCC, is a Person-Centered and Cognitive Behavioral Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Addiction/Sobriety/Recovery Coach, advocate and leader who teaches online and in person at the intersection of resilience, courage, and hope. Known for her quirkiness, wisdom, and authenticity she brings professionally and personally tested, interesting, fun practices and perspectives to her individual clients and group endeavors.  In addition to creating and running all that is SoberSoul Recovery, Lynn has a thriving private practice in Peachtree City, Georgia.

I am not an alcoholic or an addict…I am a SoberSoul.

SoberSoul….a person who creates, practices and lives the life we want, need and deserve. We seek information, motivation, and inspiration for learning and consistently practicing ways to return to a balanced state of health, mind, and strength. We seek to rediscover...

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Reducing the Harm of the Holidays

Harm Reduction During the Holidays The holidays can be a gift and a curse. On one hand, the season is a time of celebration with delicious foods, time with family and loved ones, and an opportunity to have fun and relax. On the other hand, families can be triggering,...

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Have We Whitewashed Authenticity?

Have We Whitewashed Authenticity? I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve seen a yogi on Instagram sharing her “authentic” self — with the accompanying hashtags “#authentic,” “#spiritual warrior” and “#yogaeverydamnday” — so much so that over the past five years,...

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A Modern Approach to Sobriety: The SoberSoul Method

The following is an excerpt from the "Start" section (for those beginning their journey) on my upcoming SoberSoul Membership Site.    SoberSoul Recovery, "The Club":  Coming May 2018 Have I mentioned recently how grateful I am to be sober?  If you would have told me...

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