Sobriety Bible…Psalm 9

I love this psalm right now. David speaks of the Lord favoring him over his enemies. He talks of the justice the Lord gives out. My favorite part…he talks of the Lord being a shelter for the oppressed and a refuge in times of trouble. This Psalm speaks to me particularly because of some issues that…

I Am A Mom And I Am An Alcoholic

You can never take your sobriety for granted as this one Mom so eloquently writes her powerful story about overcoming addiction, plunging headlong back into it after 10 years and having to relearn how to overcome it again. Source: Momlogic.com Recovering Alcoholic-Addict Mommy: There is so much on the blogosphere lately about moms and their wine intake….

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…

One Sober Alcoholic- What It Was like Year One

I came across the ‘One Sober Alcoholic’ blog a while ago, then again today, it must be a sign! Either way, I enjoy the writings of this author. Today’s post is about her first year of sobriety which is an interesting read. You can read the post titled “What it was like: Year One” at One…

Another Alcohol Recovery Success Story

This is a great alcohol Recovery Success Story titled ‘Back From The Bottle’. Very encouraging and inspiring. Source: (AbbyNews) By Vikki Hopes Roger Hoekstra gazed out the window on a dark snowy night, grabbed his beer from the table next to him and made the decision to leave his family. “Their life will get better…

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

Eminem and Elton John – Support In Addiction Recovery

Everyone in addiction recovery needs some kind of support. Luckily for Eminem he had the master of celebrity recovery to turn to for advice… Source; (Vibe.com) While battling his addiction to pills, Eminem turned to another celebrity who’d been down the same road—62-year-old singer-songwriter Sir Elton John. In an out-take from his first-person cover story…

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…

The Power of Crisis by Tony Robbins

The First Week Of Sobriety

THE FIRST WEEK OF SOBRIETY ~ MY EXPERIENCE After I quit drinking alcohol and made it through the first day of sobriety, I began to write often and extensively in a daily journal. Writing is therapeutic The writing was therapeutic and one of the advantages is that I can look over what I wrote back then and summarize my…

Get Sober – The First Day of Sobriety

The first day that quit drinking alcohol, I spoke to my partner early in the day and told him that I acknowledged that I had a problem with alcohol and I wanted to change. We went about our usual day (at this point, I would start drinking alcohol anywhere between 3pm and 7pm depending on what we had…

Rethinking Drinking – Alcohol Information Resource

The government has launched a new site called ‘Rethinking Drinking’. It contains  a bunch of useful resources. This will benefit the many people who have not given up drinking alcohol yet and would like to know more about their alcohol consumption and patterns. The website helps to answer questions and provide information you may have about alcohol consumption and your health,…

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…

Socializing and Sobriety

For me, socializing without alcohol was one of the hardest parts of being sober. In the past, I used alcohol to give me confidence. I felt that I could go anywhere and do anything if I knew that alcohol was involved. I was less inclined to do things of a social nature if I had to…

Creativity

One of the most important elements of staying sober is being creative. It is having or learning the ability to continually try to improve yourself by being creative. The first time I heard of ‘creativity’ relating to sobriety was when I stumbled across the Spiritual River website. The author, Patrick Meninga speaks much about living a creative…

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…