When It Comes To Drinking, You’re Asking The Wrong Questions
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When It Comes To Drinking, You’re Asking The Wrong Questions

Am I an alcoholic? For anyone who has ever questioned their drinking, there comes a point where you ask yourself the big question.  Am I an alcoholic?  Some people can…

The Mindset Shift That Helped Me Get (And Stay) Sober For Good
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The Mindset Shift That Helped Me Get (And Stay) Sober For Good

For the vast majority of us, sobriety didn’t “work” on the first attempt. Maybe it didn’t work on the second, third, fourth, or fifth either. So many of us have…

7 Creative Tips For Tackling Tough Cravings That REALLY Make You Want To Drink
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7 Creative Tips For Tackling Tough Cravings That REALLY Make You Want To Drink

Managing Your Alcohol Cravings In Sobriety Some days you just want to tear your hair out. You’re doing the work. Every morning you meditate and do some journaling. You’re exercising…

How To Effectively Manage Emotional Triggers in Sobriety
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How To Effectively Manage Emotional Triggers in Sobriety

Emotional Triggers In Sobriety The process of sobriety is difficult and comes with a lot of emotional baggage. What are you supposed to do with all of it? Lugging it…

Is Sobriety Boring You To Tears? Here Are 7 Tips To Help You Break Out Of Your Sober Funk.
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Is Sobriety Boring You To Tears? Here Are 7 Tips To Help You Break Out Of Your Sober Funk.

What to do when you’re sober and bored. Are you reading this right now because you got sober recently and feel so bored you might spontaneously combust… or worse…drink? You…

What Happens When You Quit Drinking Alcohol For 30 Days
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What Happens When You Quit Drinking Alcohol For 30 Days

On December 19, 2016, I promised myself that I was finished playing around. No more relapses. No more bi monthly binge. I was going to take my sobriety seriously and go all in. The thirty days that followed were a roller coaster, one that I am still on, but filled with lessons and insights I will take to help me get through the next thirty.

Sobriety, as with most things, is uniquely personal. I don’t purport to speak for the sober community or to suggest that my experience is normal. I only hope that my insights may prove helpful to someone else who reads this blog, like I’ve done with so many other writers, and says “me too.”