Tag Archives: Sobriety

10 Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol

Whether you choose not to drink alcohol because you identify as an alcoholic or you simply don’t like the taste, there are many benefits from ditching the booze. Here are 10 of them: Presence – The opiate effects of alcohol can be relaxing and ease social anxiety for some. Yet, like any uncomfortable situation or […]

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Your Sobriety

Overcoming a drug and alcohol addiction calls for some serious celebration! Many in recovery choose to honor their birthdays each year by taking a chip at an A.A. meeting and celebrating with friends and family. For those new to recovery, celebrations sans alcohol may sound boring. Not true! A lot of fun can be had […]

The Time and Place to Say “I’m Sober”

Whether or not you share with people that you’re sober from drug and alcohol addiction is a personal choice. Some people believe that their recovery is a part of their identity and choose to wear their story on their sleeve. These people candidly joke, “I don’t drink. I am allergic to alcohol. I break out […]

Holiday Visits to Family: 10 Tools to Stay Sober

For some of you this may be your first holiday sober from drugs and alcohol. Though the habits of addiction may be absent seeing old places and faces can be triggering. In addition, there is a learning curve for your family getting acquainted with the new person you are; someone with different values and interests. […]