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…

Why Getting Sober Feels So Hard

I love cheering people on throughout their sober journeys with my peppy slogans: You can do this! Keep moving forward! You are doing awesome! One day at a time! Do not look back! Do not quit before the miracle happens! You are doing it! However, while positive reinforcement and enthusiastic encouragement with catchy slogans may…

Friday Night Pep-Talk: Sober Weekends

TGIF! Today is yet another Friday and the end of the work week as well as a payday for many. The local bars will be packed for Happy Hour soon and people will be getting ready to unwind! But wait, there is also a Saturday and a Sunday to get through! You may find that the weekends are especially challenging…