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Articles for people who are at the beginning of their sober journey and want to understand more about alcohol and what to expect in the early days of sobriety.

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These articles examine the physical and psychological impact of alcohol on our bodies.

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Tips for maintaining sobriety long-term and creating a new, healthier life without alcohol.

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Do Himalayan Salt Lamps Actually Help with Anxiety?

Do Himalayan Salt Lamps Actually Help with Anxiety?

What Are Salt Lamps? Himalayan salt lamps are crystals that are carved out from pink to amber-colored rock salt. This…

Kratom Strains – What’s the Difference and Are They Safe?

Kratom Strains – What’s the Difference and Are They Safe?

Kratom has been growing in popularity outside of its native Southeast Asia. But what exactly is this plant and what’s…

Kratom vs Kava: Everything You Need to Know

Kratom vs Kava: Everything You Need to Know

Kava has been used for at least 3,000 years in the South Pacific. The people of Thailand and Malaysia have…

Is Ginger Beer Alcoholic? – A Brief History of Ginger Beer

Is Ginger Beer Alcoholic? – A Brief History of Ginger Beer

What is ginger beer? Ginger beer is one of the great misnomers of the beverage aisle. It says ‘beer’ right…

Understanding ‘Hangxiety’ – Why You Get Terrible Anxiety After Drinking

Understanding ‘Hangxiety’ – Why You Get Terrible Anxiety After Drinking

What is hangover anxiety? “Hangxiety“, or hangover anxiety, is a buzzword used to describe the debilitating anxiety that comes after…

Sobriety and Weight Loss – Will Ditching Alcohol Help You Lose Weight?

Sobriety and Weight Loss – Will Ditching Alcohol Help You Lose Weight?

Can quitting drinking cause weight loss? Most of us quit drinking alcohol in the hopes that it will improve our…

Let’s Address the Whole ‘California Sober’ Thing and What It Actually Means

Let’s Address the Whole ‘California Sober’ Thing and What It Actually Means

Demi Lovato caused quite a stir when she announced in a recent interview on CBS Sunday Morning that she is…

Where is Stress Stored in the Body?

Where is Stress Stored in the Body?

Emotions have a way of taking up residence in our various body parts. Think about all the ways we express…

Can You Drink Kombucha if You’re Sober? Why This Popular Drink is Controversial.

Can You Drink Kombucha if You’re Sober? Why This Popular Drink is Controversial.

Can sober alcoholics drink kombucha? In the sober world, there is a lot of back and forth about things like…