Sobriety

Healthy Ways to Maintain Sobriety

Healthy Ways to Maintain Sobriety

Want to maintain sobriety after devoting so much time into a rehab program? Afraid that a routine change will not be enough to fully recover from your alcohol or drug addiction? Here are some healthy tips to maintain sobriety while simultaneously feeling better about yourself and your overall health. Exercising is important to maintaining a strong body and also a strong mind. Exercise releases end... »

Heroin in Vietnam: The True Story of the Robins Study

Heroin in Vietnam: The True Story of the Robins Study

2017-03-25 12:47:00 Editor’s note: The famous Robins study on heroin use among Vietnam veterans has been so often—and so recently—misinterpreted that I felt motivated to reprint an older post on the subject. [Originally posted 7/24/10] In 1971, under the direction of Dr. Jerome Jaffe of the Special Action Office on Drug Abuse Prevention, Dr. Lee Robins of Washington University... »

Lost Dogs and Recovery

Lost Dogs and Recovery

Lost dogs can give you a panic. The realization that they're gone hits you like a freight train sending chills up your spell. Your palms become sweaty, your mind is racing, your forehead sweats with thoughts of their demise and your legs start shaking. What is the first thing that you should do? The first thing you have to do is to calm yourself down. Hard to do, I know, but it's got to be... »

Living with an Addict Spouse, Husband, or Boyfriend … Face the Fear!

Living with an Addict Spouse, Husband, or Boyfriend … Face the Fear!

2018-01-16 01:31:56 How can you overcome fear–based thinking when living with an addict? How positive action can help you in the short and long term here. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Original Source »

Drug Rehab – No Money? Try A Sober Living House Instead

Drug Rehab – No Money? Try A Sober Living House Instead

If you have good private health insurance, and you can afford the high price of private drug or alcohol rehabs, these facilities undoubtedly provide you with the best care and the best chance for sobriety. Many of us lack comprehensive insurance coverage, cannot hope to afford the admission fee of upwards of $20 000 for a month of rehab, and aren’t quite sure what our options are otherwise. ... »

A Spiritual Experience Is Messy

A Spiritual Experience Is Messy

2017-12-11 18:50:14 I have always been a girl with an imagination. It’s a blessing and a curse really. I hate scary movies because if I believe it’s possible that it could happen in real life, it becomes too real for my consciousness. Until I was old enough to truly separate imaginary from reality, life was full of fear, but also overwhelming possibility. I remember being crushed when I found out ... »

Accepting Sobriety – How it Can Change Your Life Forever

Accepting Sobriety – How it Can Change Your Life Forever

People find it hard fighting their addictions and want in the worse way to change. When being so addicted to something, you think that it is the only thing in your life. It seems like it is your everyday routine, and for some, it is. Our addictions have taken over our lives, not by our choice, but, by the demons that are inside all of us. Once they have grabbed hold of us, they will not let go wit... »

When Russell Brand thanks you first……

When Russell Brand thanks you first……

2018-01-10 10:19:10 Chip Somers – Recovery Jedi Knight Ninja I am incredibly excited to announce that Chip Somers has come on board as one of the instructors of the Soberful program. This is big news. Why? Chip is an immensely experienced and qualified therapist and recovery coach. He has almost 3 decades experience helping people recover from alcohol and drug addictions in the UK and intern... »

First Year Recovery: All Around Abstinence

First Year Recovery: All Around Abstinence

For many drug addicts and alcoholics, getting and staying sober is one of the most daunting and seemingly impossible feats they have ever been presented. Not only was the consistent use of one or several chemical substances an unfailing facet of daily routine, it played a major role in medicating some underlying issue the addict in question had previously refused to address. Adding celibacy to the... »

Why Brad Pitt's Alcoholism Is NOT New

Why Brad Pitt's Alcoholism Is NOT New

2017-06-03 09:48:00 Why it was surprising to read the title of the New York Post article “Brad Pitt and the New Alcoholism.” Original Source »

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