Seven Things I Wish I Knew When I First Got Sober

Seven Things I Wish I Knew When I First Got Sober

In honor of recently celebrating my 7th year of sobriety (9/5/16), I wanted to write a post for you on seven things I wish I knew when I first got sober. If you’re in the early stages of sobriety or are struggling, this may help you to navigate choppy waters and better understand what you’re […]

Want a holistic sober glow up? Try this mind, body, soul approach 

holistic sober glow up

You hear about people living their best lives in sobriety all the time, but your head is barely floating above water. You’re just getting by trying to acclimate to this new life, that you don’t even know how it’s possible. Well, how about a holistic sober glow up plan to become the better, improved version […]

How to change the relationship you have with yourself in recovery

How to change the relationship you have with yourself in recovery

In early sobriety, we’re strangers to ourselves. It seems nearly impossible to even change the relationship you have with yourself because how can you when you don’t even know who you are? We’ve been held captive in the darkness for so long that we forget what the light looks like. We don’t even recognize the […]

Honoring your recovery journey (even when you feel you can’t)

Honoring your recovery journey

It’s so easy to berate yourself for being sober because it seems like a punishment, not a journey worth honoring. Add the stigma surrounding substance abuse, you can’t help but feel like it’s a dirty little secret that you have to protect at all costs.  So you begin ruminating- beating yourself up for not being […]

Becoming a better person today than you were yesterday in sobriety

Becoming a better person today than you were yesterday in sobriety

Years ago, I read a Maya Angelou quote that stuck with me: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” I often remember the conversations I’ve had, but it isn’t the words that have stayed with me. It’s […]

Grieving your unrequited love affair with drinking

Sobriety brings a life full of possibilities, unlimited and untapped potential, the chance to become the person you’ve always hoped you could be. But with this new life, it also brings the end of an era- one we need to mourn.  We have to peel away the layers, unlearn everything we ever thought we knew, […]

5 East At Home Energy Exercises To Release Repressed Trauma In Sobriety

We’ve all experienced trauma at some point in our lives. Sometimes it’s isolated and other times, it’s systematic. Whichever category you fall into, it can remain in our nervous system, debilitating us from making any meaningful progress.  Sometimes we may even think there’s forward momentum, that is, until old toxic habits creep up. That’s your […]

Aligning your heart and mind in recovery

In sobriety (especially in the early stages), we rarely trust our decision making abilities. Do we take a leap of faith by following our heart or do we listen to the safe logic of our brain?  What if you have the ability to synchronize your heart and brain so you never have to doubt yourself […]

Your how to guide on committing to healthy habits in sobriety is here

healthy habits in sobriety

Recovery is an entirely new lifestyle. No matter how well equipped we are, we have to create new healthy habits in sobriety so we don’t fall back into old toxic patterns. But the stresses of recovery or unresolved trauma often keep us stuck. So today I’m going to share with you easy, simple, and practical […]

A Look At My Self-Care Rituals + FREE Downloads

self-care rituals

When I sobered up over six years without a support system (not even AA), I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. The only thing I knew was that sobriety meant so much more than not drinking. To me, it meant becoming the woman I always aspired to be. So I started engaging in […]

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