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7 Best TED Talks About Sobriety and Addiction

7 best TED talks about sobriety and addiction

These amazing TED talks will have you inspired, educated, and motivated about sobriety and addiction. Each speaker has a different view on the subject and that is what we need more of in recovery. Different strokes for different folks, because recovery isn’t a one size fits all box. More people are openly embracing sobriety, and…

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7 Must Read Recovery Books by Strong Sober Women

No matter where you at in your recovery, from dipping your toe in the sober pool or are years into your recovery journey, these books will propel your recovery and give you the tools you need to live a life you’ll be proud of.  These 7 must-read recovery books by strong sober women are an…

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10 Celebrities Who are Sober Women

Addiction, trauma, and mental health issues do not discriminate. No matter how bright your star shines on Hollywood Boulevard, at the end of the day we are all human. We all deal with different degrees of recovery.   Just when you thought you had nothing in common with the latest “it” girl, here are 10…

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Sober women influencers in B.C. that you should know

Social media influencers have a lot of authority in today’s world, and today we want to celebrate our sober influencers. These inspiring women have come together to create real and refreshing content to end the stigma behind addiction.   The sober community has grown immensely over the recent years, and we want to cheer on…

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Debunking Some Myths of Therapy

Written by Mercedes Miller   From movies that show therapy as lying on a couch while being asked probing questions by a stranger, to public confrontations on live TV (we’re looking at you, Dr. Phil), popular culture has not always portrayed counselling and therapy in a great light. Although talk therapy has some roots in…

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The Power of Creativity in Sobriety

Throughout history we’ve seen artists across the globe turn to alcohol and drugs as a type of “muse.”  There is a misconception that by being under the influence, your brain is free to venture endless worlds beyond your sober brain’s imagination. This has created the idea that alcoholism and creativity are conducive.  In reality, sobriety and creativity actually benefit one another. By…

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6 sobriety apps to check out in 2020

Having access to reliable treatment and a support group is essential for successful sobriety. While we’re unable to connect in person as much as we used to, addiction recovery apps are powerful tools to bring people the necessary support they need at their fingertips. At the click of a button, you have a plethora of…

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12 COVID-friendly ways to rebuild connections this summer

Written by Karen Pontious Summer 2020 is among us, yet this season isn’t like the summers we’ve had in the past. COVID-19 has brought new challenges for everyone and has impacted people’s sobriety and the sober community. Protecting your sobriety while losing in-person connections has been an isolating experience. Even though we’ve adjusted and offered…

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What is a high-functioning alcoholic?

Written by Karen Pontious You manage to get through your nine-to-five work day. You get home to your family, finish your responsibilities at home and the first thing you do is pour yourself a drink. Finally, it’s time to unwind from the day. But it turns out your one-glass rule has turned into a one-bottle…

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