From saving on alcohol purchases to avoiding costly healthcare expenses, quitting drinking can have a significant positive impact on your financial stability and security. In this blog post, we’ll explore the actual dollar amounts that can be saved by quitting… Read More »Costs Saved by Quitting Drinking
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A long debate has existed about whether nicotine and/or caffeine addiction mean you aren’t sober. A few diehards cling to this opinion. They believe you should be free of all mind-altering substances. But is it true? Can there be a… Read More »Are caffeine and nicotine a drug relapse?
As a quiet and reserved recovery member, I understand the struggle with sobriety programs that ask me to interact with others frequently. I am an introvert at heart and become exhausted when I spend a lot of time with groups.… Read More »Accepting Your Introversion in Sober Recovery
I was recently diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. It started with a swollen finger, the only symptom for years. I ignored it, along with the plaques on my scalp that looked like terrible dandruff. I couldn’t put two and two together.… Read More »The Ultimate Guide to Dealing with Chronic Illness in Sobriety
Step 3 asks us to make “a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.” Ok, so if you’ve done the act of turning a problem over in your thoughts… Read More »How to Know if You Turned a Problem Over to God
Getting sober is hard enough, but sobering up with an additional mental illness is even more of a challenge. Many addicts bring other disorders to their recovery, such as major depression. My Story with Mental Illness I’ve lived with bipolar… Read More »Dual Diagnosis: Working Sobriety with a Mental Illness
There’s plenty of bad news lately: War, inflation, political disarray, and social strife. We need only turn on the TV or open a news website to think the world is ending. With those of us recovering from alcoholism and addiction,… Read More »How to Keep Hope in Sobriety During Difficult Times