For Gayle, one of the many gifts of sobriety is a huge boost in self confidence, the feeling that she can really do things. That she can go on and achieve more than she ever dreamed possible.
When we remove alcohol from our lives, there comes a point when we are suddenly faced with a sense of overwhelm.
Gayle (Sober Bliss) looks at the signs – maybe you’re ready for a break?
When we first launched back in Spring 2017 we were privileged to feature some work by the one and only Amy Dresner.
Fast forward two years later and with “Depression in Recovery” Amy takes an irreverent view on addiction, recovery, the brain reward system and, erm, dopamine.
Why is shame so powerful? Why once you give it an inch does it take a mile? Why does shame follow imperfection? Why do we let shame silence our voice?
Sarah J. Braun writes.
Imagine if you had no place to turn. Caught in addiction but too afraid to seek help. Scared of the repercussions that that might have. Tiff Swedeen writes in support of Nurses’ Day 2019.
As if the struggles of active addiction are not enough, many of us live lives framed by stigma. Whilst maybe only words, these…
Maintaining sobriety can be brutal. Just when you think you’ve got things covered, the monster rears its ugly head – let battle commence.…
Do you feel free? Perhaps you feel held captive by a society that promotes drinking alcohol as, well, “absolutely fabulous”? Did you know…
Alcohol was the elephant in the room from a very young age. And when I say elephant, I actually really mean a massive, scary, aggressive tiger that roared on a daily basis.