Tag: #alcohol-free

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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Sobriety is the Best Kept Secret

Woman chainsaw dog garden

This is a picture of me in my sober badass shoes. My daughter took the picture a few years ago to help me tell a story. I don’t usually sit around in my back yard wearing cutoff shorts and high heels. Usually, I’m barefoot! But this day was special! I’ll tell you more about that

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Seductive Trap

A alcohol L leads toC constantly O obliterating H happy O opportunities inL life L life should I involve E experiencing S serene and happy  T thoughtsO over A always L letting alcohol L lead to O over thinking andF fooling  U us intoS seeking more poison to “live” You Deserve it! Sobriety is the Best Kept Secret ! If you’re “sober curious” …

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