Jul 13, 2016

9 Incredible Recovery Quotes

It’s so easy to get bogged down when life gets tough. When the world starts throwing me curveballs, my instincts scream, “Run!” This...
Jul 6, 2016

Sober Sagas | Low Stakes Living and High Stakes Poker

I started sneaking drinks at a very early age. My parents kept a bottle of white wine in the downstairs refrigerator. Livingston Cellars...
Jun 29, 2016

The First Year of Sobriety | 4 Tips for Success

It took two relapses after 6 months sober and a host of other negative consequences to finally get me serious about sobriety. And by...
Jun 15, 2016

3 Serious Warning Signs of Relapse

Relapse in the sober world is a lot like a presidential election. Choose the wrong candidate and you're in for years of crap. But many...
Jun 8, 2016

My Son Has a Drug Problem

I can still see my mother’s face when I came clean with the truth about my penchant for long-sleeved shirts in the summer. My family knew...
Jun 1, 2016

Step 1 in AA – Why You Aren’t Powerless

The concept of powerlessness is always a hot button topic amongst those sober (and not sober). I’ve heard heated post meeting debates on...
May 25, 2016

Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndome (PAWS)

PAWS may be a condition with a cute acronym, but its symptoms are really ugly. Let’s set the scene. You’re a month or two into...
May 11, 2016

Why Meditation is Critical for a Spiritual Way of Life

For a long time, I likened myself to “The Dude” from The Big Lebowski. I was a simple, laid-back guy with a cavalier attitude. A steady...