It took me a while to realize that alcohol and I had a pretty dysfunctional and toxic relationship and that I do so much better when I stay as far away from it as I can.
From being a better friend to not having to hear about embarrassing drunken behavior, the benefits of sobriety are well worth the effort.
In the beginning stages of addiction recovery, a lifestyle of long-term sobriety may feel out of reach. Thankfully, a sober lifestyle is not only possible; it is also very achievable when a person takes the necessary steps to create a better life for themselves.
It’s possible to become so anxious about our current situation that you forget all the ways it’s possible to rise above the anxiety and feel good about your life. We offer some positive suggestions.
As we roll into the summer months and some of the shelter-at-home quarantine mandates loosen, many Americans are undoubtedly entertaining the idea of hosting BBQs, parties, beach days, and other social gatherings.
Can’t Go Out and Party? 12 Ways to Create a Virtual Social Life that May Be Just as Good as Your Old One
The 2020 social environment definitely presents us with unique challenges. With some ingenuity, it's possible to use all the communication tools at our disposal to create a new social life that might be just as good as the one you experienced in 2019.
Yes, it is possible to maintain your recovery, even if things around you are uncertain and upsetting. It mostly takes making the decision to start things moving in a more positive direction. If there’s any influence that’s likely to cause a person in recovery to relapse, it’s stress.
These are harsh times for many Americans. For those in recovery, staying at home under quarantine can present all kinds of problems.
Especially for those who have spent time addicted to drugs or alcohol, this is the best possible time to boost your immune system. We'll provide you with simple suggestions to help you increase your resistance to disease.
In times of stress, natural disaster or isolation from contagion, it can be much more difficult to maintain sobriety. We offer practical, useful and creative ideas to make it easier to maintain your sobriety no matter what's happening around you.