Why are you drinking alcohol?

Why Are You Drinking Alcohol?

Why Are You Drinking Alcohol? If you are reading this post, it’s possible that you are concerned with your drinking habits. Your life may be spiraling out of control, and rather than enjoying the occasional alcoholic drink, you have lost control and can no longer cope with the way things are. Maybe you no longer feel comfortable unless…

My Phases in Sobriety

I have been though a lot of phases during my 7 years of sobriety, they are in no particular order: Completely Clueless Petrified Emotional disaster – roller coaster comes to mind Born again holier than thou Christian – it’s ok, I’m better now, still a believer but not holier than thou! People pleaser Copycat Hermit…

Drug Alcohol Recovery

Drug Alcohol Recovery Resources

I recently received this helpful list of Drug Alcohol Resources via email from Kathleen. I have checked each resource and they are indeed helpful. Please read and pass along to anyone else who may need them. If you are looking for specific information about Drug Alcohol Resources, please check my links which are full of…

What do you need to get sober?

What Do You Need To Get Sober?

What do you need to get sober? Please list absolutely anything you think may help you to get sober, if you aren’t comfortable leaving comments, please email me at madison@recoveryprincess.co m. Let me tell you why I’m asking for this info. Before I got sober, I didn’t really know what I needed to get sober…

Sober Grid Recovery App

Sober Grid Recovery App

Sober Grid Recovery App  – Sobriety App! Sober Grid Recovery App is a free app for Google Android, and Apple iOS devices. “The Sober Grid Recovery App is for people in recovery and people who want to live sober lifestyles, free from drugs and alcohol. The app is designed to allow sober people to easily…

10 Things To Do Today For A Better Sober Day

Sign up to Quora.com – Fascinating answers to every question imaginable written by everyday people & people in the public eye alike Get creative and futuristic by trying your hand at designing anything you can dream up on Tinkercad.com – This is a great one for kids too Read something that increases your IQ a…

Ray Dalio Principles

Ray Dalio Principles

I recently read the book “Money Master The Game” by Tony Robbins, I recommend it especially for anyone who has a 401K or any stocks/options etc, one of the contributors to the book is Ray Dalio, my curiosity peaked and I read a little about him on Wikipedia which led me to an essay he…

Post Acute Withdrawal Alcohol

Post Acute Withdrawal Alcohol PAWS

The early days of sobriety When I gave up drinking alcohol seven years ago, I researched as much as I could about what to expect in sobriety. I never came across the term Post Acute Withdrawal Alcohol Symptoms from Alcohol, or “P.A.W.S” back then. Here is what I want to share it with you. What…

10 Years Sober

10 Years Sober Maureen Herman

  Today I have officially got 7 seven years of continued sobriety without relapse and I find myself wanting to know more about the changes in other people in long term sobriety which is how I came across this brilliant article about Maureen’s 10 Years Sober. My first year sober The first year of sobriety…

Addiction Quote

An Antidote for Addiction?

Are you lacking in real human connection? Throughout my alcohol addiction I was constantly around people but still felt disconnected. Relationships are essential to our wellbeing as social beings but as time goes by we can find that we are lacking in solid relationships with people. This article on Pyschology Today recites the famous Rat &…

Alcohol Recovery

Jackie Warner Quit Drinking for a Year

I first came across Jackie Warner on a reality TV Show “Work out” a few years back. Since giving up alcohol I pay way more attention to my health and fitness than I did before so thus show held my interest. I like What I saw of Jackie Warner, a smart, strong business woman. One…

7 Years of Sobriety

This is where I’m at: 7 years of sobriety! I did a quick internet search to find others like me and came across a great article on Huffington Post “How I Navigated My First Seven Years of Sobriety” It is hard to believe that my new life started with my decision one day to try…

Employment Program for Recovered Alcoholics

I must have been under a rock or something, I never heard of this organization but I believe what they do is brilliant. Check if out here: Employment Program for Recovered Alcoholics

How to Stay Sober at Parties by Adrienne Erin

Parties Cutting out alcohol is not a death sentence for your social life. However, working up to attending parties with alcohol without taking part will take time and plenty of willpower. It is possible for you to go to your friends’ parties and stay sober. When you feel ready, you can go to a social…

Being Sober Quotes

10 QUOTES ABOUT BEING SOBER 1.  When I got sober, I thought giving up was saying goodbye to all the fun and all the sparkle, and it turned out to be just the opposite. That’s when the sparkle started for me. Mary Karr 2.   I just got tired of being sick and tired and…

Strange thoughts

Sometimes I don’t want to know the people in my past because they remind of someone I wish I hadn’t been. I wonder did they ever really know me at all? Did I even really know me at all? Who are we when we struggle to let go of who we were in the past…

A Good Day Sober

I had a great day. I have had so many amazing great days since I got sober 7 years ago, it is these days that fuel me forward and get me through the harder days. I have tons of these days filed away in my memory bank ready for me to pull out when life…

How do you make a life?

How do we make a good life for ourselves in sobriety? The answer will be different for all of us yet the question is relevant for all of us. What makes life fun, interesting, worthy of getting out of bed each morning? How do we get up each day and look forward to the day…