The Importance of Fellowship in Early Recovery

By Luke Pool Just as there are many ways to develop an addiction, there are numerous ways to overcome an addiction. While the general public tends to see addiction treatment programs as the most effective or even the only reliable means of overcoming addiction, other recovery resources — i.e., medication-assisted treatment, twelve-step and other types of…

100 Fun Things To Do Sober

Having fun in sobriety can be a whole new learning process. Like a toddler learning to walk, being sober means relearning everything we thought we once only knew how to do while drinking.

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…