There’s No Such Thing as a Pain-Free or Easy Sobriety
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There’s No Such Thing as a Pain-Free or Easy Sobriety

Something we don’t talk nearly enough about, but should, is the fact that no matter what you do, you have to struggle and fight for your sobriety. There is no…

Tips For Staying Sober During A Pandemic
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Tips For Staying Sober During A Pandemic

Drunk me would’ve loved a quarantine…at first. I know I’m not alone in saying that.  The old me would’ve stockpiled early on alcohol and cigarettes. Money be damned. The old…

Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight – How To Keep Going In Sobriety
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Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight – How To Keep Going In Sobriety

Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight This Japanese proverb is the lighthouse of my sobriety. The longer I stay sober, the more I realize that the maintenance of sobriety…

Internet Culture And Why You Need To Put Down Your Phone
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Internet Culture And Why You Need To Put Down Your Phone

When I first got sober, the comments section on social media became my new drug of choice.

Social media became a form of anti-meditation for me, where I maintained a singular focus on what can only be described as the worst parts of humanity. (I’m looking at you, Twitter.)

4 Simple Steps For a Digital Detox That Will Help You Take Back Control Of Your Screen Time
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4 Simple Steps For a Digital Detox That Will Help You Take Back Control Of Your Screen Time

A while ago I noticed that my anxiety levels felt through the roof for no particular reason. My neck and shoulders were in a constant state of stiff or sore. I felt foggy brained and tight in the chest. Several times a day, I had to consciously tell myself to soften my jaw or remove my shoulders from my ears. I would sit down innocently enough to check something on Twitter or Facebook and lose an hour without realizing how or why. My motivation began to deplete. I wasn’t getting anything of value done and still managed to feel like I’d run a marathon at the end of the day.

Six Things I’ve Learned From Two Years of Sobriety
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Six Things I’ve Learned From Two Years of Sobriety

Today, I have two years of sobriety.

I’ve been thinking about what I wanted to say about this milestone, how to be helpful. Whenever someone asks me how I managed to quit drinking, I struggle a little to answer.