Tag: Alcohol Recovery

Good Grief

While I am a huge Peanuts fan, I’m not referring to Charlie Brown when I spout, ‘Good Grief!’ Otherwise known as ‘healthy coping’. For those of us in the sobriety community, these are the exact things we have been striving to find and utilize. In a list of most stressful things someone can go through,

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Mom: Of All The Things You Kept

My mom kept a lot of things. -that may be a vast understatement. Growing up I knew she kept, matchbooks, mementos, and refrigerator magnets. She collected pens with marketing promos and hotel notepads. Even in later years, she would stop to pick up old hubcaps on the roadside for potential yard art, and eyeball wooden

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Dry January: What’s The Hype?

In the UK, 20 people daily die as a result of their own drinking, and the total amount of lives affected is innumerable. As a result, Dry January has become a widely accepted ‘challenge’ -for lack of a better term. Although, the public campaign isn’t entirely about abstaining from alcohol

New Year, Who Dis?

Well, 2019 is knocking at the door, and before you finish blinking we will be ringing in the New Year! As we leave 2018 in the dust, here are some other things to turn up your coat tails to while you are at it! second guessing your decisions explaining yourself focusing on the past feeling

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The Cost of Drinking

There are a lot of people who will never understand addiction simply because they refuse to believe it can happen to them, so I get that a lot of my blog topics might fall on deaf ears for those who have never been involved.

Not everyone can wrap their mind around addiction, because they’ve never dealt with it. So let’s talk about something we’ve all dealt with – the $$

The Addiction Cure…?

Ibogaine Ever heard of it? Don’t feel bad if you say no, I hadn’t either until a few weeks ago. As it turns out, Ibogaine is a naturally occurring psychoactive substance found in some plants. It carries some pretty heavy side effects, but it also has been used to treat addiction, depression and I’ve even

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AA Alternatives

If you think AA is your only option, prepare to be amazed! There are many alternatives to AA that most people never consider when thinking about sobriety. Put me in the game, Coach! There are people, often former addicts themselves, who want nothing more than to help others achieve and maintain sobriety. Although very closely

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