We are all at different stages of sobriety. With each stage comes a level of confidence and that can dictate how the following tips resonate with you. Just keep in mind, no matter what stage you are in, your sobriety has to come first. Be honest with yourself and listen to cues to recognize when you are feeling triggered.Read more
Would you rather have 4 quarters or 100 pennies? It takes less energy to carry four quarters then it does to lug around 100 pennies. This is how I look at my relationships now that I am sober. The 100 pennies are what I call energy vampires, they suck the energy right out of you. While the quarters take up less room and are a lighter load to carry. They are more valuable because they are adding to your energy and not taking away from it.
Here are 5 traits to look for in a quarterRead more
Making the decision to get sober can be huge. And while as the sober party we chose this lifestyle, it is our responsibility to keep ourselves on the right path. Having support from those around us is detrimental and can help us feel validated in our choice.Read more
The first two on this list can be hard. Sometimes we feel the need to explain ourselves. This is especially true early on in sobriety. As you get more confident these responses will be easier to say.Read more