Tag: Living Sober

  • What Would an Alcohol-Free 2023 Mean for You?

    What Would an Alcohol-Free 2023 Mean for You?

    Dry January 2023 took me on an unexpected roller coaster ride of emotions. The emotional upheaval wasn’t from dealing with withdrawal symptoms or feeling socially awkward without a drink in hand. 2023 is the beginning of my 8th alcohol-free year, so not drinking is natural for me now. My Dry January virtual roller coaster ride […]

  • Ode to a Genuinely Merry Christmas

    Ode to a Genuinely Merry Christmas

    To everyone working to stay truly present this holiday season, the BOOM Rethink the Drink Community offers this alcohol-free inspiration from our 2022 archive – Staying sober does not have to feel dry! ‘Twas a Sober December and all through my mindran a list of excuseswhy I should drink wine – Now I know that […]

  • Just Don’t Drink ?

    Just Don’t Drink ?

    Several times in the past few years, I made a resolution to stop drinking alcohol and to work hard at staying sober. I put my foot down with myself and said “Just Don’t Drink!” But after a few weeks or even days, I gave in to the call of the alcohol. I had worked very […]

  • How to Avoid Relapse in Sobriety – You Don’t Have to Slip

    How to Avoid Relapse in Sobriety – You Don’t Have to Slip

    I’ve often heard people say that when you stop drinking it is all but impossible to avoid slipping at some point. The common assumption is that almost everyone will lapse or relapse in sobriety and that can be daunting because most of us work hard to stay alcohol-free. Did you know there are some warning […]

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