Category: Annette Spiritual

  • Evolving From my First Sober Christmas – Anger, Nature & Miracles

    I’ll never forget my first sober Christmas. It’s a tough gig being sober in the Christmas season! I think a lot of us are feeling triggered by all the booze around at this time of year : social media, commercials, posters, parties, stacks and stacks of booze at the end of supermarket aisles. And then […]

  • Courageously Sober

    Ballon Courageous Sobriety

    Who am I? Why am I here? Can I actually still live and be sober at the same time? All questions we ask ourselves when we finally collapse and admit we have a problem with our drinking. In our image obsessed society, we have to find a way to detach, not only from booze, but […]

  • Why I No Longer Drink and 10 Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years Sober

    Worman in sunflower field representing Why I Don't Drink and 10 Lessons I've Learned in 5 Years Sober

    I’ve been participating in an online community since I stopped drinking over 5 years ago. I’ve learned that there is a commonality among us when we go sober. No matter what our individual circumstances, we often share similar experiences when we remove the alcohol from our lives. I no longer drink because, at 62, my mental […]

  • 5 Years Sober a Journey to Serenity

    5 Years Sober - An Odessy to Serenity

    I stopped drinking on 1st May, 2015. It’s been five years since I put down the wine and cider bottles for good. Not just thinking it, not just sober curious, but doing it! Truth is, ladies and gentlemen, when I’d been on my inner journey of change – something which often happens to us in our middle […]

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