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Alcohol Related Deaths are up 100% in Twenty years

White Coffin Alcohol related deaths

A headline that I saw a couple of days ago about the rise in alcohol related deaths in the U.S., Alcohol-related deaths more than doubled in last two decades, came back on my feed today from NPR, U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths Have Doubled, Study Says. Sadly, I am not surprised by this study because I’ve been

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Learning Self-Care in Early Sobriety

What is Self-Care and why is it such a Big Deal ? Almost every person in our community drank as a form of self-care. We’re encouraged to drink wine as self-care, and those pretty pink drinks that are all the rage now are a continuation of the “self-care illusion”. Pink is the color of health

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Skipping Drunksgiving – Start Celebrating Your Holiday Season Happily Alcohol-Free

Woman With Thanksgiving Turky Proudly Celebrating Alcohol-Free

One of the women in my online community asked for help to get through Drunksgiving without drinking. How could she celebrate the holiday alcohol-free, on a night when it seemed that EVERYONE in her community would not only be drinking but be celebrating getting drunk? When did Drunksgiving become an official, unofficial holiday? When did

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Learning Self-Care in Early Sobriety

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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