Tips For Staying Sober During A Pandemic
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Tips For Staying Sober During A Pandemic

Drunk me would’ve loved a quarantine…at first. I know I’m not alone in saying that.  The old me would’ve stockpiled early on alcohol and cigarettes. Money be damned. The old…

Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight – How To Keep Going In Sobriety
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Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight – How To Keep Going In Sobriety

Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight This Japanese proverb is the lighthouse of my sobriety. The longer I stay sober, the more I realize that the maintenance of sobriety…

Internet Culture And Why You Need To Put Down Your Phone
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Internet Culture And Why You Need To Put Down Your Phone

When I first got sober, the comments section on social media became my new drug of choice.

Social media became a form of anti-meditation for me, where I maintained a singular focus on what can only be described as the worst parts of humanity. (I’m looking at you, Twitter.)

4 Simple Steps For a Digital Detox That Will Help You Take Back Control Of Your Screen Time
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4 Simple Steps For a Digital Detox That Will Help You Take Back Control Of Your Screen Time

A while ago I noticed that my anxiety levels felt through the roof for no particular reason. My neck and shoulders were in a constant state of stiff or sore. I felt foggy brained and tight in the chest. Several times a day, I had to consciously tell myself to soften my jaw or remove my shoulders from my ears. I would sit down innocently enough to check something on Twitter or Facebook and lose an hour without realizing how or why. My motivation began to deplete. I wasn’t getting anything of value done and still managed to feel like I’d run a marathon at the end of the day.

Six Things I’ve Learned From Two Years of Sobriety
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Six Things I’ve Learned From Two Years of Sobriety

Today, I have two years of sobriety.

I’ve been thinking about what I wanted to say about this milestone, how to be helpful. Whenever someone asks me how I managed to quit drinking, I struggle a little to answer.

7 Steps to Quit Your Bullsh*t and Break Bad Habits
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7 Steps to Quit Your Bullsh*t and Break Bad Habits

Are you tired of your own bullshit? I’m sure you’d agree that we all have our “stuff” we’re trying to handle. But some people are doing a much better job than the rest of us at breaking their bad habits.

When I first got sober, I had a lot going on (tough pregnancy) and I used it as an excuse for letting in new bad habits. Now that I’ve got a couple of years of sobriety under my belt, I’m actively working to fix it.