Monthly Archives: May 2020

How Do I Replace Guilt With Gratitude?

The things that you did when you were drinking and using were probably pretty shameful and degrading. In fact, the more you think about these things you may find yourself shuddering in complete disgrace. Rather than stay stuck in the place of a guilty conscience, you should replace your personal culpability with some gratitude. Although […]

Tips to Keep Anger One Letter Away from Danger


A range of emotions can come about during addiction and during the process of getting sober. Drugs and alcohol can wreak havoc on the body, mind, and soul. Whether you are consuming copious amounts of mind-altering substances or are trying to be abstinent from them, your emotional state can be altered into feelings that you […]

6 Activities to Do Over Memorial Day Weekend and Stay Sober

memorial day weekend

Every year as the school year winds down and glimpses of summer are on the horizon, Memorial Day makes its way through the calendar year. Although Memorial Day is a sorrowful day to recognize those in the military who died during their service to the country, this day has become a gathering for friends and […]

Is There Science Behind Holistic Medicine?

Holistic therapy and alternative healing methods are often considered one and the same. These two healing practices are deemed similar because they are outside of pharmaceutical or surgical practices. Some other terms for holistic therapy are alternative medicine, natural healthcare, or integrative medicine. They include practices such as acupuncture, chiropractic work, yoga, massage, meditation, mindfulness, […]

Johnny Lowe: The Family Afterward

Johnny Lowe: The Family Afterward

April 2nd was a proud day for actor Rob Lowe. His son, Johnny Lowe, celebrated his 2-year sobriety milestone at the beginning of April at 25 years old. After not really talking about getting sober before now, Johnny took to Instagram to share what it was like and what it is like now. He posted […]

Why Am I So Squirrelly Before My Next Sobriety Milestone?

sober milestone

If you have been around the rooms of recovery, you have probably seen people take different milestones in their recovery. 30-days, 60-days, 90-days, 6-months, 9-months, and years are the most common milestones that people celebrate. Staying sober for 1 day is difficult for someone who suffers from addiction, so stringing together some days, months, or […]

What is the Big Deal About Self-Care Anyway?

When it comes to self-care in recovery, self-care takes on a whole new meaning.

In order for humans to withstand survival, practicing self-care is a must. You tried to take care of yourself during your addiction by making sure that you had everything you needed to remain drunk or high for as long as possible. This meant that you would spend most of your day obsessing about how you […]

Red Table Talk: Addiction Special


Technology keeps creating different platforms to help get more information across. Facebook Watch, a place where videos can be viewed on Facebook, has a web television talk show with hosts that span three generations. Jada Pinkett Smith alongside her mother, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and her daughter, Willow Smith, are all hosts for this made for Facebook […]