Living a Life as a Sober Musician

For some individuals, music is everything. It satisfies their soul and their spirit. Playing music, whether for themselves or performing for a crowd is what they live for. However, this kind of passion comes with some amount of risk. That risk can be physical, emotional or spiritual. It is a fact that the life of Read More…

Why Sober Friendships are Challenging

Loneliness is dangerous for people who are sober but early sobriety can be particularly challenging. It is essential an individual begins forming friendships in a network of clean, sober friends who can help abate the lonely feelings but also provide a source of support and advice. Need for New Friends One of the challenges of Read More…

Help a Friend

Tips for Helping an Addict Get Clean

Living with a loved one who has addiction can bring unique challenges. Nobody can make the decision to get clean and sober but the individual with addiction. Even after multiple attempts have failed from staging interventions to supporting the person through the ups and downs, it seems like not enough. When it feels like options Read More…

Dating

Healthy Dating in Recovery

Dating is one way people desire closeness with another person. Looking for a new relationship is not always a wise decision in recovery. Learn how to discern whether it is possible for a person’s unique situation to experience healthy dating in recovery. Dating in Recovery Experts almost universally agree major changes or shifts in life Read More…

The Gift of Second Chances

The Gift of Second Chances

Many individuals turn life around in sobriety and completely change after addiction. Compared to the person who existed in active addiction, the individual may seem completely different. Sobriety is all about giving people a second chance at life, one not everyone receives.   Late Bloomers   A late bloomer in recovery is a person whose Read More…

Make it till Midnight

Make it till Midnight

When a person stops drinking and realizes there can never be another drink, it can feel overwhelming. Recovery can be a challenge for first time individuals with addiction to grasp exactly what needs to happen to make sobriety work. It may feel terrifying at first but it does get better over time.   Step by Read More…

One Day At a Time

One Day at a Time

As the saying goes, there is no time like the presence. Action which creates real change requires focused intention and devotion in the right direction. Review some common mistakes people make in recovery and how to apply some suggestions to implement the principle of ‘one day at a time’ into a lifestyle.   Presence When Read More…