9 Reasons You’re Not Staying Sober (+ What To Do About It)
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9 Reasons You’re Not Staying Sober (+ What To Do About It)

Why can’t I quit drinking? You’ve probably asked yourself this question before. Maybe hundreds of times. I know I certainly did. It’s a horrible kind of swirling storm in the…

Quick Tips To Talk Yourself Down From A Craving In Uncertain Times
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Quick Tips To Talk Yourself Down From A Craving In Uncertain Times

How To Battle Cravings When You’re Stuck At Home As we enter a new week of quarantine, you might be feeling a bit antsy. Or maybe A LOT antsy.  The…

Sobriety And The (Misguided) Pursuit Of Happiness
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Sobriety And The (Misguided) Pursuit Of Happiness

I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: sobriety can’t fix everything.  When you are in thralls of addiction and heavy drinking, it feels like if you can just quit…

Relapse Isn’t Part of Recovery. It’s Part Of Addiction.
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Relapse Isn’t Part of Recovery. It’s Part Of Addiction.

Relapse is part of recovery, right? We hear this a lot in the recovery community, but is it accurate? At the core of this message is an admission that for…

If I Had To Get Sober Again, Here’s What I’d Do Differently
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If I Had To Get Sober Again, Here’s What I’d Do Differently

How I’d Get Sober Differently I recently celebrated three years of sobriety and could not be more grateful. I have a delicious, somewhat boring life, an adorable daughter, a loving…

Sobriety Is Not The Ultimate Goal. A Good Life Is.
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Sobriety Is Not The Ultimate Goal. A Good Life Is.

Let’s set some expectations about sobriety.  It’s not the end-all-be-all solution to your life. Neither is it the magic bullet solution that will straighten out your problems.  I thought maybe…