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In my 13 years at CSTL, I’ve seen that it’s a whole lot easier for men to step away from their home situation and seek treatment or sober living for an extended period of time. If they are married, their spouse can stay home and take care of the children. If they aren’t married and don’t have kids, well, you’ve just eliminated some major barriers to building a strong recovery.

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While early sobriety is an exciting time of rebirth and growth, the fear of relapse is often times a very real threat for us. Relapsing back into drug and/or alcohol addiction unfortunately negates all our hard work, and means we… A life in recovery means a life free from the bondage of drugs and alcohol, thus allowing us to pursue life to the fullest extent.

Aug How to Safely Detox from Alcohol

Our addiction typically consumed every facet of our lives when we were actively using. As our disease progressed, we essentially lived to use and used to live. Once we achieved sobriety, we often found ourselves quite baffled with the amount… Next up, The Bloggess, who claims to be like Mother Teresa only better. Topping the New York Times Best Seller list TWICE, Jenny Lawson captures the humor and pain of living with mental illness. I came across Jenny’s blog after I picked up her book, Furiously Happy. This is a perfect example of the power of storytelling and why humans in recovery from alcoholism desperately need to feel the need to connect with others that have the same dark secrets.

Click here for a list of regional and national resources. Staying motivated in sobriety comes with its own difficulties so here are some tips to help you stay motivated in your recovery journey. There are a variety of different creative and educational resources, including perspectives, insights, reflections, artwork, comical relief, and recovery revelations.

What is the Purpose of a Halfway House?

Involving the process of Liminal thinking, This Naked Mind focuses on understanding how we construct and change our beliefs in order to help gain freedom from alcohol. As opposed to teaching you how to be sober, Annie Grace shows you how the desire to drink can be removed. Chris Aguirre has joined sober living blog forces with friends Jeff and Matt to create a community of people in recovery. For those in recovery, The Temper draws writing from all walks of life creating pieces that are relevant and relatable. As a result, The Temper holds a well-earned spot in our list of the top 25 recovery bloggers.

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I’m a wife, mother, grandmother, dog lover, etc… I went to high school in the late 60’s and college in the 70’s so I used to know a lot about sex, alcohol and marijuana. I was really mousey and afraid so I didn’t smoke much weed.

Houston Sober Living

Although essential, detox can be the most disastrous stage, especially when done… Sober living in Chicago starts with Stairway To Freedom, a network of addiction recovery homes offering structure & support for a fresh start. Visit the Stairway to Freedom blog for real-world insights into the addiction recovery process and practical advice for living sober in Chicago. At our Asheville sober living & recovery residences, sobriety is never boring.

This blog is a great way to get into the head of another person who is still very much on the path to sober living. It’s honest, raw, and a great reminder that you’re not on this path alone. Detoxing is the first phase for people planning to quit alcohol abuse successfully. It flushes out toxins from the liver to prepare patients for the next stage of alcohol addiction treatment — behavioral therapy.

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Stepping Stones Recovery is a Drug and Alcohol treatment center serving Palm Beach County Florida. For all your substance abuse and addiction treatment options, Stepping Sober can help. For all drug and alcohol treatment levels of care, medical detox, residential, and drug rehab programs available. Follow this blog to get News, Updates and Help on living a sober life. Sober Living Nashville TN – The Reserve provides luxury sober living halfway houses in Nashville Tennessee, for men and women recovering from alcohol or substance abuse. Hip Sobriety is the result of one woman’s recovery—not only from alcohol abuse but also drugs and an eating disorder. Today she is a writer, an advocate for those in recovery, and a sobriety coach who blogs about her own recovery and offers encouragement and support for others.

  • Visit the Stairway to Freedom blog for real-world insights into the addiction recovery process and practical advice for living sober in Chicago.
  • Liv is a full-time writer and is in grad school to become a clinical social worker.
  • At our Asheville sober living & recovery residences, sobriety is never boring.
  • Gavin, the author of The Discovering Alcoholic wanted to create a blog to connect with others in recovery, and to create a place for those in recovery to come together.

Recovery Speakers offers a wide range of resources for people recovering from addiction in any of its forms, including alcohol. They have the largest collection of audio-recorded recovery talks spanning 70 years. On their blog, readers can find personal recovery stories from bloggers and tips on remaining in recovery. In addition to the right medical and professional care and local support groups, online resources can play an important role, too. This year, we’re honoring alcohol recovery blogs that are committed to educating, inspiring, and empowering people on their recovery journey. Today, we’ll talk about our five favorite ways you can engage with your alumni.

All these years I’ve spent so much time and energy thinking about creating a website focused on sobriety and recovery. I fancied one day I’d write that memoir or launch that podcast, but I never did. I’m confident I could provide a long list of excuses why I haven’t started until now, but does that even really matter? Staying away from addictive drugs during the relapse period is a hard task.

  • And if a female resident has a spouse but doesn’t have kids, there always seems to be a lot of pressure to hurry up and get better.
  • When Tammi was first getting sober, she looked for resources that provided the feelings around each milestone of sobriety.
  • I’ve described her words as “heaven on a page.” Her writing offers unique and insightful tips on navigating a life of sobriety.
  • Tammi Salas’s blogs are some of the most visually appealing pieces I’ve ever read and witnessed.
  • Her goal in creating her blog was to help people recover themselves.