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It’s a new year and for many people out there, that means making resolutions to change. But this time, you may have decided to do something a bit beyond the norm. As you rang in 2018, you did not vow to stop eating junk food. You did not make a promise to your running shoes, or to start carrying your own, recyclable shopping bags to the store....Read more about New Year, Better You: How to Live Sober and Happy in 2018 & Beyond »
“The first place we lose the battle is in our own thinking. If you think it’s permanent, then it’s permanent. If you think you’ve reached your limits, then you have. If you think you’ll never get well, then you won’t. You have to change your thinking. You need to see everything that’s holding you back, every obstacle, every limitation, as only temporary.” – Joel Osteen
The holidays are just around the corner. Christmas lights are strung on trees and houses, making our surrounding neighborhoods come alive. More and more people are bustling about, finishing up their last-minute shopping lists. Friends and family are making plans for the nights ahead – and many are already shipping and settling in for holiday break....Read more about Why Sober Holidays Are the Best Holidays of All »
Holiday work events. Family gatherings. Old friends home for winter break. Last-minute shopping sprees. Stressful relationships resurfaced. Feelings of grief and loss. There are many factors that can make a perfectly sober holiday quite difficult. However, sober holidays are not impossible....Read more about Your Holiday Relapse Prevention Plan »