Your Top 8 Burning Questions About Sobriety Answered by an Expert
Getting Started | Mental Health | Sobriety

Your Top 8 Burning Questions About Sobriety Answered by an Expert

Recently, we had the pleasure of asking a highly-trained psychiatrist, Dr. Steven Wayne Powell, MD, MPH, CPE, FAPA, some of the most frequently-asked-questions from the Soberish community about sobriety and…

Does Giving Up Alcohol Make You Depressed? It’s Complicated.
Mental Health | Sobriety

Does Giving Up Alcohol Make You Depressed? It’s Complicated.

For many people, alcohol is a way to escape mental health issues like depression and anxiety. The science tells us self-medicating with alcohol actually makes our mental health worse, so…

Cognitive Distortions And The Mess Inside Your Head
Mental Health

Cognitive Distortions And The Mess Inside Your Head

The Importance Of Understanding Cognitive Distortions in Sobriety & Everyday Life Alcohol addiction and abuse are never exclusively about the alcohol. There’s something beneath the surface that fueled our journey…

Black And White Thinking: What It Is And Why It’s Hurting You
Mental Health

Black And White Thinking: What It Is And Why It’s Hurting You

The Dangers Of Black And White Thinking Do you ever catch yourself using extreme language for things that don’t require it? Here’s what I mean.  I had the worst day…

What Chronic Stress Is Doing To Your Health
Mental Health

What Chronic Stress Is Doing To Your Health

Recognizing When Stress Has Taken Hold Of Your Body When I first started meditating to deal with stress, I remember feeling frustrated with the whole “connect to the body” thing….

7 Books About Depression And Anxiety That Can Help You Through A Rough Patch
Mental Health

7 Books About Depression And Anxiety That Can Help You Through A Rough Patch

Books about depression and anxiety that will change the way you think. I’ve struggled with depression since my early teenage years and have a long track record of not managing…