Blog Posts - Sobriety



Taking Action is Necessary to Stay Sober

You might remember that when you needed to get sober, there was an action that was required. You needed to do something like call a friend or contact a therapist or dial the number for an addiction treatment center. If you hadn’t taken that one...
by Recovery Advocates on Dec 28, 2015

Maintain Sobriety Throughout the Holidays

During the holiday season, there are going to be many get-togethers with family and friends where alcohol most likely will be present. While in recovery or once you’ve completed a recovery treatment program, attending celebrations where there...
by Recovery Advocates on Dec 2, 2015

Finding the Encouragement You Need in Recovery

You might already have all the support you need. You might be attending a 12-step meeting. You might have supportive friends and family. You might have even been working with a therapist, psychiatrist, and/or drug counselor. You might have all that y...
by Recovery Advocates on Nov 30, 2015

9,131

Nine thousand one hundred thirty-one days divided by 365 equalsToday is a milestone in my sobriety – I've now been sober for as many years as I drank.(You can read my story here. I've been marking this occasion on this or my previous blog for nine...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Nov 12, 2015

Sunset quote

  To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude. -Jeanne Moreau...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Nov 3, 2015

How to stay grounded

  If you’re powerful, you are much more likely to be blind and deaf to signals from the outside. -Adam Michnik.
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Nov 3, 2015

The ocean view

  I always say that the times in my life when I’ve been happiest are the times when I’ve seen, like, a sunset. -Chris Evans...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Nov 3, 2015

Sobriety: 30 years

Stillness by Michael SprouseIch komme aus meinen Schwingen heim -by Rainier Maria RilkeI come home from the soaring in which I lost myself.I was song, and the refrain which is Godis still roaring in my ears.Now I am stilland plain:no more words.To th...
by Writerquake on Oct 15, 2015

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

  I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. -Abraham Lincoln...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Sep 7, 2015

Your heart whispers

  Let your heart guide you. It whispers, so listen closely.
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Sep 5, 2015

Learning How to Delay Gratification in Recovery

by Recovery Advocates on Sep 3, 2015

Quotes by Muhammad Ali

  Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. -Muhammad Ali...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Sep 3, 2015

Instagram a Powerful Tool for Sobriety

Social media can be an extremely powerful tool. Many social media platforms, such as Instagram with its 300 million active users, have proved to be a helpful resource in many different ways. A new study looked into how people use Instagram to help t...
by Recovery Advocates on Aug 19, 2015

The Best AA Phrases and How They Can Support Sobriety

The Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) community has some excellent phrases. They’re quick and witty and clever. They’re short but packed with meaning. Like a koan that a mystic must contemplate to uncover its meaning, some of these phrases requir...
by Recovery Advocates on Aug 14, 2015

What The Research Says About Drug Treatment

It might seem obvious that drug treatment would be advantageous to someone struggling with an addiction. But there are millions of people who are suffering who do not get help. Often, stigma and possible judgment from family and friends can get in th...
by Recovery Advocates on Aug 12, 2015

Robin Williams on Addiction Recovery

  I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone. -Robin Williams...
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Jul 23, 2015

You are my lung

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by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Jul 23, 2015

You may not be pushing me away

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by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Jul 23, 2015

Let your dreams be bigger

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by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Jul 23, 2015

I used to be

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by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Jul 23, 2015


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