6 Steps of Depression Management

6 Steps of Depression Management

Anyone who’s ever been depressed knows the suck of it. Depression robbed me of happiness for decades. Depression blindsided me at times I was supposed to be joyful. Depression kept me using and drinking in a failed attempt to self-medicate my misery. Depression put me in a hole so dark and deep I once considered…

Staying Sober and Having Fun At Social Gatherings

Staying Sober and Having Fun At Social Gatherings

Social gatherings such as dinner parties, informal family get-togethers, employee holiday parties and other events are those “can’t miss” moments that become scattered on our calendars. Those events are times where diverse groups of people can interact with each other and strengthen existing relationships while forging new friendships with others. For many who attend these…

The Concept of Hope and a Higher Power

The Concept of Hope and a Higher Power

Admitting that you are an alcoholic with every fiber of your being in undoubtedly one of the biggest obstacles to overcome in your journey towards sobriety.In the previous article regarding the First Step of AA, being able to truly come out and admit with your head and heart that your life has spun out of control…

How to Find Your Flow in Recovery

Find Your Flow in Recovery

There is so much talk about what needs to be done daily to maintain our recovery meetings, help someone else in need. Recovery is also about our mental wellness and wholeness as human beings. Sometimes we need to get creative with our recovery. We can switch up our routines and try new meditation techniques, but…

How to Build Resilience in Recovery

How to Build Resilience in Recovery

Are you in recovery? If you are, you are one tough S.O.B. Sure, you may not possess Hulk Hogan’s guns or the ability to leap buildings in a single bound, but you are definitely quite strong. It may be hard for you to believe at times, but you possess a strength that can move mountains. If…