Dear Past, Thank You for All the Lessons

As I have seen all over the social media, 2016 was not the best year for many of us! It definitely was a challenging year for me – but even though it started on the wrong foot, and it crashed horribly in the middle, it actually ended up on the right foot. You see, just like…

How to Start Your Journey To Sobriety Right Now

Right now you can start the journey to a new-found life in sobriety! If you are ready to get started, and end the continuous miserable cycle of alcoholism, you have come to the right place! WELCOME!  I have been down this journey myself and I am extremely grateful for every day that I do not take…

Sober Courage Year in Review – 2016

It has been yet another very exciting year for the Sober Courage blog! I had a great privilege to do several interviews with some amazing recovery worriers! I also was able to start my very own podcast on the SRN Network which I am really excited to continue next year.  During the second half of 2016…

How to Survive the Holiday Season Absolutely Sober

Sobriety gave me a new life and a new perspective. It gave me holidays spent with family, laughing and hugging. It has made me focus on the important things in life, like my family. Today, I focus on creating new holiday memories. Even giving presents has become a new ritual; I no longer focus on…

Attitude of Gratitude?

Oh, sometimes I hate that cheesy saying (LOL), and sometimes I hate when someone uses it as a topic for a meeting! BUT it also never fails to get me out of a bad mood, or sadness, or self-pity, or even huge bouts of fear. Of course it is always easier to be positive and grateful when things go my way than when everything seems to be falling apart! And lately it seems like every day something falls completely apart!