How Do I Learn To Have Fun When I’m Sober? When you are in the throes of addiction, you use almost anywhere and at any time; especially if you are at a social outing. Having fun and using substances might seem synonymous with each other, and picturing your life without substances might seem boring. However,… Continue reading How Do I Learn To Have Fun When I’m Sober?
Refreshing Alcohol-Free Drinks Who doesn’t love having a delicious, refreshing drink while you’re relaxing? Unfortunately, for the many people who suffer from alcohol addiction or are recovering from it, this simple action can be very triggering. However, it is handy to have some great recipes on hand for when you need them. Keep reading for… Continue reading Refreshing Alcohol-Free Drinks
Why is it So Hard to Quit By Yourself? Seeking treatment is the first, but most important, step in battling addiction. The most important issue in life is your health and wellbeing, and for many, this may include getting help to be on the path towards the goal of sobriety. However, going at it by… Continue reading Why is it So Hard to Quit By Yourself?
Struggling to Stay Sober During Coronavirus? While there is never the perfect time – or easy time – to get sober, a global pandemic surely doesn’t help. During this time of increased uncertainty and stress while left to your own devices in self-quarantine, it can seem like sobriety is becoming more and more difficult to… Continue reading Struggling to Stay Sober During Coronavirus?
Support During Recovery: Learning from Elton John and Eminem Support throughout the recovery process is crucial to successful, long-term sobriety. Support can come in the form of asking for help, support while in treatment, and ongoing support after becoming sober. This even includes famous multimillionaires, such as Eminem and Elton John. Likely one of the… Continue reading Support During Recovery: Learning from Elton John and Eminem
When someone in recovery is working on improving their health and maintaining their sobriety they may need to focus a lot of their energy on self-care in addiction therapy. The idea of self-care can mean different things but for someone who is recovering from an addiction there are general areas of their health they… Continue reading 3 Main Types of Self-Care in Addiction Recovery
It is important for people to have good role models in life no matter what type of goals they are looking to achieve. In addiction recovery, it can be especially helpful to have positive role models that can show you how to become comfortable and confident in sobriety. People who struggle with addiction often… Continue reading Addiction Recovery: Role Models in it
Online dating can be complicated enough but for people in recovery it can be difficult to use apps like Tinder. Alcohol is everywhere on these kinds of apps as people may show photos of themselves drinking or want to start off each date with a few drinks. You may not feel comfortable enough to navigate… Continue reading Navigating Dating Apps When Sober
Recovery from addiction can be a lifelong journey and sobriety is not always guaranteed even after years of treatment and sobriety. The reality is that people can relapse even after they have been through treatment and lived sober for years, even decades. The risk for relapsing may drop significantly after five years of sobriety but… Continue reading Relapsing After Years of Sobriety
Rapper and hip hop artist Macklemore has been open about discussing his issues with staying sober and the daily tasks of recovery. He makes sobriety a top priority in his life since getting treatment for opioid addiction and he credits his family as his motivating factor for remaining abstinent. He worries about the possibility of… Continue reading Macklemore “Family Keeps Me Sober”