Olivia Pennelle

Olivia Pennelle is a writer, journalist, and recovery activist. Her work has appeared in STAT News, Insider, Filter Magazine, Ravishly, The Temper, and Shondaland. She is the founder of popular site Liv’s Recovery Kitchen. She lives near Portland, Oregon. Follow her on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter


10 Natural Tools for Overcoming Anxiety in Addiction Recovery

Recovery is about learning how to live life not just without the use of drugs and alcohol, but also how to deal with the range emotions and feelings we’ve been suppressing for years. The same is true of anxiety: we have to learn how to live with feeling anxious without trying to avoid it.

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How to Avoid Catching a Cold or Flu This Season

Cold and flu season is upon us. It’s the time of year that we pick up anything from a common cold, to full-blown flu which keeps us in bed for a week. But fear not, there are a host of things you can do to boost your immunity and keep viruses at bay.

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Dealing with Depression in Addiction Recovery

Coping with depression can be a challenging process, especially for those in early recovery. Olivia Pennelle of Liv’s Recovery Kitchen recounts her own experience with depression, and her own strategies for managing it today.

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How to Achieve Work-Life Balance

Achieving work-life balance in recovery isn’t easy, but Olivia Pennelle of Liv’s Recovery Kitchen offers strategies that have helped her set boundaries with work and prioritize self-care.

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