Category: Sober Inspiration

I Choose Freedom – Escaping the Alcohol Trap

Cage descending on Woman- I chose Freedom from Alcohol

Before I stopped drinking alcohol one of my greatest anxieties was that of wondering how people perceived me. That no matter what I have done or achieved in my life it would be overshadowed by the persona of a person that drank too much alcohol and acted erratically when they drank it. That ultimately this

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Just do the Next Right Thing – Empowering Me

Woman looking up- Just do the next right thing - empowering me

Hey you, ya; me, Hello gorgeous. I see your brain is going places you’d rather not have it go; that’s okay. Take a deep breath. What you are thinking are just thoughts, most likely brought on by emotions. Just do the next right thing. Frustrated at the kids? Feel like you’re losing control? Are you

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Wisdom from Alcoholics Anonymous – Doing Sobriety the Right Way for You

Coffe cups and Hands Wisdom from Alcoholics Anonymous doing Sobriety Right

When I first stopped drinking, I was concerned that without working the 12 steps I wasn’t doing sobriety right. Eventually there were people who told me that I wasn’t doing sobriety right because I hadn’t added meditation and yoga to my routine. Some people who stayed sober by attending Alcoholics Anonymous, meditating, or doing yoga,

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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

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