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  • The Magic of the Sober Toolbox to Power Your Will

    The Magic of the Sober Toolbox to Power Your Will

    Have you ever heard that you can’t stop drinking with willpower alone? It’s true! But what does that actually mean? Of course, it takes willpower to stop drinking! You have to decide. You have to commit. You have to make living alcohol-free non-negotiable if you’re going to have any chance of staying sober. But willpower […]

  • Coming Home to Myself at 7 Months Sober

    Coming Home to Myself at 7 Months Sober

    I just flew sober for the first time in my adult life. Maybe that doesn’t sound like a big deal, but after 26 years of associating air travel with airport bars and the cocktail cart, I was afraid that I couldn’t handle flying alcohol-free. Rather than checking in and numbing out I was awake and […]

  • How to get a Good Nights Sleep When You Stop Drinking or Learning to Fall Asleep Sober

    How to get a Good Nights Sleep When You Stop Drinking  or Learning to Fall Asleep Sober

    I love sleep. I am in a committed, long-term relationship with my bed, and now that I’m almost 4 months sober, things are going spectacularly well in my relationship with sleep. Back when I was drinking, though, I didn’t spend much time sleeping. I would typically stay up drinking into the wee hours of the […]

  • Learning Self-Care in My First 100 Days Alcohol-Free

    Learning Self-Care in My First 100 Days Alcohol-Free

    It drives me crazy when I see alcohol marketed as a self-care necessity. Absolutely nothing could be further from the truth. I’m over 100 days alcohol-free now and feeling great but boy oh boy, did I ever neglect myself when I was drinking. I mean, I neglected pretty much everything when I was drinking, but […]

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