Blog Posts - Sobriety



Hey! That Used To Be Me!

Well, this is day four of my fledgling food sobriety, and days one two and three passed without drama. I’m doing okay. I ate more crumpets last night than I’d intended after my fat furnace workout – four, not two – and yes I k...
by Break Out The Skinny Girl on Dec 14, 2016

How to Decide on a Sober Living Home

Sober living is a place where substance abusers may choose live after they complete primary treatment for substance addiction. A sober living home offers a calm and secure living environment where residents can focus their energy on their sobriety a...
by Recovery Advocates on Dec 2, 2016

How to Decide on Sober Living

Sober Living Homes Sober living is a place where substance abusers may choose live after they complete primary treatment for substance addiction. The homes offer a calm and secure living environment where residents can focus their energy on their sob...
by Recovery Advocates on Dec 2, 2016

Sobriety Story: Craig From San Diego

After struggling with alcohol addiction, Craig, from San Diego California, is now seven years sober. Watch the video below from Sober Nation to hear Craig’s sobriety story. The post Sobriety Story: Craig From San Diego appeared first on Lake...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 28, 2016

How to Overcome the Ambivalence to Change

If you’re in the first few months of your recovery, you likely experience plenty of ambivalence.  Ambivalence is that experience of having two opposing feelings at the same time. For instance, if you’re in recovery, then you’re doi...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 25, 2016

Mending Family Relationships After Addiction

If you’ve been sober for a few weeks or months, perhaps you’re ready to make amends with family members. There may have been experiences in the past, perhaps as a result of the addiction, that seemed irreparable at the time. But time can...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 18, 2016

Daniel Radcliffe Talks About Maintaining Sobriety

Now three years sober, Daniel Radcliffe opens up about his alcohol addiction, relapse, and his road to recovery in an interview with Telegraph. Although he never drank on the job, Radcliffe admitted in a previous interview to showing up under the in...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 6, 2016

Stay Occupied This Summer to Stay Sober

  Having too much free time can be a recovering addict’s enemy. Being bored might bring on cravings and if you’re not careful it can result in a relapse. In order to avoid relapse, fill up your free time with healthy activities that...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 28, 2016

Three Lifestyle Changes to Help Your Recovery

While going through recovery, you’ll want to make some lifestyle changes to help achieve and maintain sobriety. These changes are not things that happen over night; they take hard work and dedication. However, when you commit to making certain...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 24, 2016

15 Sobriety Lessons You Should Know

Kelly Fitzgerald celebrated her three years sober from drugs and alcohol on May 7, 2016. Throughout her three years of sobriety, she has learned many important lessons and wishes to share them with others who are also in recovery. Sobriety is a lifes...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 22, 2016

Sober Activities to Enjoy This Summer

You’re recently sober and the fun summer activities you used to partake in which involved alcohol are no longer an option. What do you do when your summers used to revolve around playing beer pong at barbecues or drinking pina coladas by the po...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 20, 2016

#10dayssober Challenge: Seeing Improvements

I am officially over halfway through my 10 day long sobriety challenge, and I am definitely feeling better for it already. Giving up alcohol and replacing it with reading and yoga has given me a mental clarity that I didn’t really have before...
by Chasing Winters on Jun 16, 2016

The #10dayssober Challenge

If you follow me on social media, you may already be aware that a few days ago I began a “10 Days Sober” challenge as a response to a friend who suggested that while he was away, I went completely alcohol free. I’ve been vlogging t...
by Chasing Winters on Jun 12, 2016

From Failure to Enthusiasm

Guest PostBy Andy"Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." —Winston ChurchillOne of the reasons I love this quote, is because for many of us, being able to keep our enthusiasm up in the midst of trying times can be ve...
by Addiction Inbox on Jun 8, 2016

Worry about chances

Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try. – Jack Canfield...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Jun 7, 2016

A Gentle Heart

The forest makes your heart gentle. You become one with it. No place for greed or anger there. – Pha Pachak...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Jun 7, 2016

Only you can define you

  You can’t let the hard times define you.
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on May 13, 2016

Lucille Ball

  One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. -Lucille Ball...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on May 13, 2016

Thomas Edison

  Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. – Thomas Edison...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on May 2, 2016

U.S. SUPREME COURT - The Chemical Sobriety Tests

"Can police penalize drivers who refuse sobriety tests?" PBS NewsHour 4/20/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  At least a dozen states have made it a crime for suspected drunk drivers to refuse a chemical sobriety test.  But some opponents say these laws...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 25, 2016


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