Sobriety Interview With Patrick Meninga Of The Spiritual River Website

I am honored to have interviewed Patrick Meninga of The Spiritual River Website about his sobriety journey. Lap it up people! · How long have you been sober? My clean date is on January first, 2001. So I have over 8 and half years of continuous sobriety now. · How many times had you attempted…

Sobriety And Staying Alcohol Free Through Reading

Since I quit drinking alcohol and began living a sober life, I have done a lot of reading. I started this post thinking that I would share some of the interesting reads that I have come across this week. Then it struck me just how much of this past year I have devoted to reading…

Would You Like To Write For Recovery Princess?

I am looking for some writers to contribute to Recovery Princess. The type of writing should be inspirational and motivational and of course unique. I think that anyone contemplating sobriety or anyone who has had some success with sobriety after abusing alcohol for a prolonged period of time would fit nicely with Recovery Princess. Recovery…

Sober Life Is Good

Life really is good without alcohol. Life is good. I feel like I am waking up from a really long dream. It seems unreal that I actually lived that way for so long. It is a strange but liberating feeling. I am finally free from the crap of alcoholism. Sobriety will have its challenging days, I…

Former Drug and Alcohol Addicts Find New Fixations On Triathlons

Source; CNN by Madison Park When rehab and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings didn’t work for Eddie Freas, he sought another way to kick his 20-year drug and alcohol addiction. He swam 2.4 miles. He biked 112 miles. He ran 26.2 miles. The Pennsville, New Jersey, resident found relief in triathlons. “I feel better when I’m working out,”…

Sobriety Quote Of The Day

Have the will to be successfully sober! “The difference between the successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will” Vince Lombardi

My Sobriety Journey – Reflections Of A Year Ago

After giving up drinking alcohol and approaching my first year of sobriety, I often wonder if it has been worth it and if I have really changed for the better. For the most part, sobriety has been a real eye opener and an amazing journey of self discovery. It has felt so good not to experience the…

Sobriety Quote Of The Day – Alcohol Recovery

Ever since I quit drinking alcohol, I have really enjoyed sobriety quotes and affirmations. I wouldn’t say that they change everything in your world but they sure can help to give you perspective, pick you up when you feel down or challenge you to try and live a little differently and for the better. I…

A Free ebook About Alcohol and Addiction

I am so excited to announce that I have a free eBook about Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Creative Recovery for you to download. This book was written by a friend of mine, Patrick Meninga who authors the Spiritual River website about Overcoming Alcohol and Drug Addiction. This book covers; * The 2 stages of recovery and how your…

Sobriety Book About Alcoholism & Drug Abuse – The Man Overboard Book

I just came across another sobriety book that tells the story about overcoming alcoholism and drug abuse. (TheManOverboard-Book.com) The Man Overboard is the dramatic story of Darryl Hagar, a Merchant Marine Officer who within his life of discipline and order led a secret, clandestine existence of alcoholism, drug abuse, chaos, and crime. In The Man…

18 Ways To Help You Stay Sober

First you quit drinking, and then you need to stay sober. Here are 18 ways to help you stay sober. Walk and exercise daily Write in a journal frequently, read Journal Writing To Stay Sober Confide in your family and friends. Tell them you want to stay sober and you need their help Join a…

The Benefits Of Being Sober

When I first began writing in Recovery Princess, two of my first posts were about the advantages of being sober and 45 things you learn in the first 90 days of sobriety. In the beginning of sobriety, almost immediately, you begin to notice the positive side of what sobriety brings to your life. Throughout these early…

How To Stop Drinking Alcohol

If you have arrived at this website, then you probably want know how to stop drinking alcohol. You most certainly will have questions and you are looking for answers. These questions may be for yourself or you may want to know how to help someone else stop drinking alcohol. In my case, I asked the question for…

Women For Sobriety

Women For Sobriety (WFS) A friend of mine came across Women For Sobriety while doing some research. It is amazing an program for women alcoholics who want to stop drinking alcohol. There is a wealth of useful information about the treatment of alcoholism in women that you will find useful, I have summarized what Women For Sobriety is all about….

Inspiration For Sobriety

Life is full of so much that we have yet to discover, life is ours to create what we want. We can obtain it, through our thoughts and visions and our definite actions, there really are no limits other than the ones that we create in our own mind. Yes bad things happen and they…

The Successfully Sober Project – Share Your Story

If you have stumbled across this website, I would appreciate it if you could stay a few minutes longer and share your story of success in sobriety. I think that everyone who makes the leap into sobriety after a prolonged period of alcohol abuse or alcoholism appreciates hearing someones success story. I know that I certainly…

Journal Writing To Keep You Sober

Journal writing to keep you sober Writing in a journal can be your savior. Putting your words on paper to describe how you feel is a powerful way of releasing pent up feelings. It is no substitute for therapy or treatment but it is effective, cheap and easy to do. Writing in a journal can be…

Create A Life List

One of the questions you might find yourself asking when you quit drinking is ‘Who am I?’ In fact, at times it can feel like you have strayed so far from your natural self you are left clueless. Creating a ‘Life List’ is an easy, fun and interesting way of rediscovering who you are again.  It also…

Good Reasons Why You Should Stop Drinking Alcohol

  Stop drinking because – It has stopped being fun. You don’t want to stop drinking once you have started You want to smoke or smoke more when you are drinking You don’t want to go anywhere that you will not be able to drink It makes you lazy It mades you rude It makes…