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Managing My Mood | Noah Bergland

Resilient | Noah Bergland

Posted on August 7, 2020

Resilience is one of my strongest traits but I’m not the most resilient person I know. I have a fight inside me that refuses to give up. Like the weight-lifting…

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Real Fitness for Real Recovery | Michael McClain | "Real Fitness for Real Recovery," is my new mission. When I was in my prime, I made two mistakes, I refused to believe I was an addict and I thought I was fit, both physically and mentally. My name is Michael and this is my story.

Real Fitness for Real Recovery | Michael McClain

Posted on July 29, 2020

“Real Fitness for Real Recovery,” is my new mission. When I was in my prime, I made two mistakes, I refused to believe I was an addict and I thought…

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Sober Living | Johanna Bergland

4 Keys to Getting Sober | Johanna Bergland

Posted on July 27, 2020

The process of getting sober felt overwhelming to me when I started. So much of my life had been centered around drinking and using, that I couldn’t imagine what it…

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Mental Health and Addiction | Kirsten Solberg | Finally, at 33 years old, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I wasn’t happy about it at first. Bipolar is a mental health disorder that affects every aspect of life and requires medication and therapy indefinitely. I complained about this to a friend, who said, “Kirsten. If you had cancer and there was a pill you could take every day and be fine, you’d jump for joy.” This off-hand comment changed my entire outlook on the spot.

Mental Health and Addiction | Kirsten Solberg

Posted on July 24, 2020

Mental Health and Addiction by Kirsten Solberg If the Lord had not been my help, my soul would soon have lived in the land of silence.  – Psalm 94:17 I’ve…

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Covenant Coffee Experience | Christopher Warren

Covenant Coffee Experience | Christopher Warren

Posted on July 22, 2020

Covenant Coffee   In 2013, when I was in the Taft Correctional Facility in Bakersfield, California, I was a part of “Those Outspoken,” a group that went into the community…

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Prison Jobs, Prison Cash, Prison Phones | By Noah Bergland

Prison Jobs, Hustles, Cash, and Phones | By Noah Bergland

Posted on July 21, 2020

So after the first few months in prison, if you didn’t come prepared, you are most likely broke. I know I was. That is on top of reality setting in…

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