Keep living. Keep hoping. Keep loving.

This song is by far my favorite Chris Cornell song… To me it’s about not living to the full potential that life has to offer, and being in so much fear that it is not until you are on your death-bed that you realize, finally, that you missed it all… DEAD WISHES Staring in the mirror…

THE LAW OF ATTRACTION

Law of attraction (New Thought)  from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In the New Thought philosophy, the law of attraction is the belief that by focusing on positive or negative thoughts a person brings positive or negative experiences into their life. The belief is based on the idea that people and their thoughts are both made from…

Being a Sober Mom Is the Greatest Gift

Many people continue to believe that alcohol addiction is a character flaw or a weakness in a person. They may believe that the alcoholic simply cannot hold their booze and should just stop! But there are many factors as to why a person continues to use despite the negative consequences. This seems to be more…

How To Let Go of Guilt and Shame

Like many of us, I came into recovery with a great amount of guilt and shame about my alcohol induced behavior. Under the influence, I have done things that I would have never intended to do, and often, I found myself in situations that I would have never imagined being in. This kind of shame…

4 THINGS TO GIVE UP FOR SOBRIETY

by Carl Towns  When you see someone after a long time out of rehab, it’s usually common to notice one thing; the changes in their life and their entire environment. It’s no secret that recovery can change someone’s entire existence but it’s also important to note that these changes are not easy to make. Holding onto…

Begin With a Single Step

I received this email last week. It describes the very early days of sobriety so honestly. I don’t think anyone of us cannot relate to this stage and I could almost feel it as I was reading it. With the owners permission, I am sharing it here, because it might really help someone else going thru this to know that…