Category Archives: Thoughts

How Do I Make the Most of Each Sober Day?

Getting sober can create many exciting opportunities, but there will be those days when you will not be feeling it. Life on life’s terms still occurs even when you believe that when you stop drinking or using drugs, everything will automatically be much better. Staying sober means that you have to make the most of […]

Why Miley Cyrus Got Sober

When you think of Miley Cyrus, you may remember her Disney Channel days of Hannah Montana. You might also remember her outrageous interviews and tumultuous relationships that put her in the spotlight for things other than her music and acting career. With everything that was portrayed in the media, one thing that she made loud […]

Tips to Become Accountable in Recovery

To get, and stay, sober, accountability is one of the concepts in recovery that is a must. You would have already accomplished cessation if you were able to stop using drugs and alcohol on your own. For this reason alone, finding accountability in your recovery is more helpful than maybe you even understand. You show […]

Why Acknowledgment Will Serve You Better Than Your Denial

One of the key characteristics of addiction is denial. Whether you refute that you have a problem with drugs and alcohol, or think you are above getting help to stop, your addiction will trick you into thinking you are invincible under the influence. Once you start withdrawing, you may have a fleeting thought to get […]

How Do You Deal with Feelings When their Hurt?

One of the reasons people relapse is because they wish to drink or use drugs when someone has hurt their feelings. Whether they feel like they are criticized at work, have been broken up with, or internalize a social media post, feelings can get injured quickly in an online world. As a person who suffers […]

Can I Stay Sober at a Wedding?

Sober at Wedding

As June kicks off the summer months, we find ourselves in the “wedding season”. Couples love to say their nuptials in front of friends and family when the weather is beautiful, and they can celebrate with cake and a champagne toast. Many couples cannot imagine getting married without including alcohol to take away the jitters […]

Why Your Feelings May Be Your Biggest Problem Today

Why Your Feelings May Be Your Biggest Problem Today

One of the commonalities in recovery is that everyone seems to have issues with their feelings. Some suppress them with drugs and alcohol. Others are over-emotional about things that seem unreasonable and drink or use to stop the feelings. While another may have no idea how to express them at all except by getting drunk […]

How Do I Stop Complaining and Start Complimenting?

How Do I Stop Complaining and Start Complimenting?

Now that social media is the main outlet for people to post their thoughts and emotions, the world is more accepting of complaints it seems. More people are offering up their negative feelings and what the world needs more of is positivity! The best way to compensate for complaining is to compliment others. You may […]

How Do I Grieve and Stay Sober Over the Holidays?

How Do I Grieve and Stay Sober Over the Holidays?

When the holidays come around, this time of the year can be difficult for those who have lost someone they loved. Everyone around you seems to be in the holiday spirit and you are focused on your bereavement. The thought may cross your mind that a drink or a drug would make you forget about […]