Category: staying sober

Staying Sober Survival Skills

In the sobriety and recovery circles I’ve been hanging around for the past couple years, so many people talk about their struggle and setbacks with alcohol as a personal failure. “I can’t get this. How can anyone be so stupid? I feel so ashamed. There’s something wrong with me.” And that vicious cycle of desperately

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Now Thrive

Several weeks ago, I began a series of three posts in which I attempted to articulate the reasons why I have been successful on this alcohol free journey (171 days as of today, but who’s counting ?) It happened on a Wednesday morning. I was driving back to the office after a successful breakfast meeting.

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Survive

“I survived because the fire within me burned brighter than the fire around me.” It really started for me last summer. I was reading a book called “The Miracle Morning.” TMM is all about starting your day with certain exercises (mental and physical) that will shape your day and, by extension, change your habits and

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