Monthly Archives: December 2018

5 Tips for a Sober New Year’s Eve

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If you survived the family-centered holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas, you might feel like you dodged a sobriety bullet. You have, in the sense of avoiding a drink during a time of stress and family dysfunction, but New Year’s Eve is just days away and is one of the biggest drinking days of the year. […]

The Importance of a Sponsor in Recovery

One of the cornerstones of the Alcoholics Anonymous program is sponsorship. Sponsors act as a guiding influence for the newly sober and are a significant component of a recovery support system. The importance of a sponsor in recovery cannot be overstated and can be the difference between maintaining long-term sobriety and only having interludes of […]

Common Pitfalls of Early Sobriety

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Early sobriety is the time to set the foundation for sustained, active, and stable sobriety. Usually, the period of recovery between 90 days and one year is “early sobriety” or “early recovery.” Positive changes and a lot of support are the keys to making it to long-term sobriety. However, there are some common pitfalls of […]