What is Self-Care and why is it such a Big Deal in Early Sobriety ? When you stop drinking, it’s important to learn some genuine self-care techniques or you risk finding yourself in a place where you reach for a bottle, because the way you’ve often been encouraged to care for yourself, is to drink.
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After experiencing depression in my early twenties and being put on mind-numbing drugs for a period of time, I have developed a sixth sense of awareness for when I feel myself slipping back into that unexplained ‘sadness’, that ‘scary’ place. Six weeks ago when I realized that my anxiety and mood swings were leading me
I can’t say enough about the inspiration coming from Tama Kieves. She’s not a leader in the recovery movement (her partner is in long-term recovery, however) but she IS a leader in the movement of being who we truly are and all we can be. And the journey she is describing here applies so beautifully and
55 Great Reasons to be Alcohol-Free with 12 posts to help you Stop Drinking and Stay Happily Sober About 10 years ago I realized that my nightly wine o’ clock routine was becoming a ball and chain. When I tried to stop drinking I could stop for a week here and there but once I