Sobriety

Living Outside the Sober Bubble

Living Outside the Sober Bubble

2018-01-27 10:00:00 When I got sober I lived in a foreign country where being sober was basically unheard of. I didn’t know what any of this crap meant – “pink cloud,” “90 in 90,” “sponsor,” “people, places, things.” I was truly on my own from the get-go with my sobriety. I paved my own way and I never considered that some people get sober and stay in a sober bubble, sometimes forever. I was... »

My Search for Happiness in the First Year of Sobriety

My Search for Happiness in the First Year of Sobriety

DAY 1: HOUR BY HOUR Happiness in sobriety? Could this really be possible? Yes, I know I need to quit drinking if I want to continue to live. Survival during sobriety may, but happiness seems almost out of the question. I do feel a little glimmer of hope when I see other sober women who seem happy. Could I get there too? I will not think about that now. First I must somehow find a way to quit drink... »

The 3 Keys to Achieving Long Term Sobriety

The 3 Keys to Achieving Long Term Sobriety

The statistics are frightening when it comes to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Based on most available data, very few will manage to achieve continuous, long-term sobriety. While it certainly is possible, the odds are stacked against us. Many will struggle and fail to achieve this goal, so if you want to succeed, you need to have a firm grip on a few key principles that can propel you t... »

Alcoholism in the Irish Culture

Alcoholism in the Irish Culture

Introduction: Experience with alcoholics has put this writer in touch with various clients of Irish decent, all of whom have shared similarities in their descriptions of alcohol in their Irish culture. They describe that alcohol is drunk in excess at weddings, at funerals, on holidays, and on sad days. Alcohol is most appropriate on Saturdays and Sundays; and Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursda... »

Living With Sobriety – Feel the Peace Within You

Living With Sobriety – Feel the Peace Within You

Did you ever have a moment in your life that something came over you and you had a feeling of freedom? It is a feeling like some sort of emptiness. It has happened to me a few times. The best time was when I finally decided to live a Sober Life. When I was living with an addiction I felt so tense, on edge, and knew that I just did not feel quite right inside. But, I just did not care, especially o... »

Alcoholics Anonymous – What Do The 12 Steps Mean To Sobriety?

Alcoholics Anonymous – What Do The 12 Steps Mean To Sobriety?

Since its conception in the 1930s Alcoholics Anonymous has become synonymous with recovery. Over the years, their 12 step process has been applied to wide variety of problems from drugs (Narcotics Anonymous) to overeating (Over-eaters Anonymous) to excessive gambling (Online Gamers Anonymous). Since imitation is the best form of flattery, it would seem that AA's 12 steps must be something usef... »

Are You Married to an Alcoholic? – 6 Quick Tips to Get Them Sober

Are You Married to an Alcoholic? – 6 Quick Tips to Get Them Sober

Is your Partner an alcoholic? Do they change character when they drink? Are you fed up with their double personality? Are you about to explode? The best thing you can do is stop trying to get them to give up alcohol. It really does not make any difference whatever, nagging on them to give up as all it leads to is making you emotionally stressed out and therefore less able to help that person who i... »

Gratitude in Sobriety – 5 Easy Tips

Gratitude in Sobriety – 5 Easy Tips

Some people say the AA should stand for Attitude Adjustment, and that is exactly what has to happen if a person has any chance at all at staying sober for any length of time. Here are some tips to help you get to an attitude of gratitude. 1. Make a gratitude list . I suggest leaving the keyboard, and writing this out the old-fashioned way with pen and paper. If you are having trouble coming up wit... »

Narconon Examines How Some Struggle With Sobriety

Narconon Examines How Some Struggle With Sobriety

Sobriety is an issue that is written about in books, online on sites and forums and discussed openly in rehabilitation centers and AA and NA meetings. There are some who wake up one day and decide to quit using drugs on their own and remain sober from that point forward. There are also those who fight for years, going in and out of treatment programs who can not understand why they can not stop us... »

Rehab for Ambien

Rehab for Ambien

2018-01-27 01:23:17 Although Ambien (zolpidem) can be safe and effective if used properly, Ambien can also be very addictive. Treating Ambien addiction can be difficult, but with a little patience and determination it’spossible. More here on what to expect during rehab for Ambien. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Original Source »

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