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

Wounds of the Father: A True Story of Child Abuse by Elizabeth Garrison

My name is Dr. Elizabeth Garrison and I recently published my memoir, Wounds of the Father: A True Story of Child Abuse, Betrayal, and Redemption. I would welcome your support in getting my story out in the world. I believe that one of the best way we can break the cycle of abuse and its…

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…

HOW TO HAVE A GOOD DAY SOBER

Today’s Sobriety Rules: 1: Grab sneakers and walk for at least 1 hour – use mapmyrun app to track distance/time/calories burned 2: Listen to empowering podcast while walking or working – Today I listened to Lewis Howes School of Greatness Podcast with Grant Cardone – Interesting guy! Completely changed his life at 25 after years…

free ebooks, Addiction & Recovery, Self-Help, Books | Barnes & Noble

There are tons of FREE EBOOKS about addiction on the Barnes & Novle website available to download on the Nook, personally I am an IPad girl so they won’t work for me, hopefully you will be able to glean some inspiration, knowledge and understanding about addiction and recovery from some of these. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/free-ebooks?dref=1%2C5%2C309

Headspace

MEDITATION HACK Hi Everyone, I heard about this on a podcast I listened to today, it’s for learning how to meditate. I don’t know about you but I find meditation hard so I am going to give the free trial a go, they have an App or I think you can use the website. Currently…

You should write a book. Here’s how:

I’m sure you guys have some stories to tell! I like AppSumo, they only recommend great stuff, I might give this one a try! http://www.appsumo.com/finish-your-damn-book/?utm_source=sumome&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=sumome_share

Coming to terms with living a drunk life

I have been sober for nearly seven years now, at times it is easy to believe that I have always been this way. I live a nice normal life with my family, no outsider would see it any other way but the fact is my life was anything but normal. What I have found in my near…