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Not A Moment Too Soon

650 days sober! I suppose I should start by saying, whether it’s your first day, or thousandth (yes, you know who you are), it’s not a moment too soon! This isn’t an easy journey and I give so much respect to everyone who is struggling to break free from addiction, no matter where you are

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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

Keep Your Glass Full

Being a recovering alcoholic, this one was usually my number one rule. “Keep your glass full”, or at least, “keep ’em coming” was my Modus Operandi; Gray Goose and make it strong. Now though, keeping my glass full simply means taking time to rejuvenate and recharge my own internal energy. At one point or another,

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Celebrity Addiction: When The Music Stops…

Well, this round with celebrity addiction was especially jarring for Mac Miller fans and rap listeners around the globe; bringing to light the very real probability that, left untreated, addiction too, can and will kill you. -and before anyone starts in with that, “people die every day and no one bats an eye but one

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FOMO? No mo’!

Well, readers, it’s Memorial Day weekend, so now is just as good as any to address the elephant in your recovery room; celebrations. Also how i overcame my FOMO – “…we talked about a lot on these drives…this day, in particular, might have saved my life…”, and how to take your power back! -catch ya on the #soberside

Meditation: The Medication You’ve Been Missing

While life is busy happening, unfolding all around you in rapid succession, I know all too well that it can start to feel like your recovery is at a standstill. Somedays, your progress won’t be so evident. It begins to get frustrating that while the world around you is flying by, you feel stagnant in

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