Asking for Help

Asking for Help

The question I am most often asked on here is this: how did you do it? How did you get sober? It seems like such a simple question, but the answer is complex. For some people struggling for years with addiction, I’m sure loved ones and significant others are always asking the question, “why now?” in terms of getting sober. 

Darkness and Light

Darkness and Light

I had no idea that by experimenting with wine coolers at thirteen, I would completely alter the course of my life. By the blossoming age of twenty-one, I was barely alive from years of use and abuse . . .

After years of dealing with circumstantial traumas such as eating disorders, death, abuse, cancer, prison, and using my body to get what I want, I was ready to give up.

Meditation and Sobriety

Meditation and Sobriety

This week we bring you a wonderful article by Holly Glenn Whitaker from her blog, “Hip Sobriety.” 

Holly writes: “The foundation to my success in sobriety and living a purpose-full, happy, healthy life is this: Meditation. That’s it. It’s the core, the beginning, the little seedling from which all things grew. Take it away and the rest crumbles.”

Happy Me, Happy You

Happy Me, Happy You

This week we bring you a wonderful article from Regina Cates, author of Lead with Your Heart: Creating a Life of Love, Compassion and Purpose.

Regina writes, “We’ve all heard that happiness comes from within. Someone else can’t make us happy; we have to create our own happiness. We aren’t responsible for another person’s behavior, only for how we behave in response.”

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