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Busting Weekend Boredom When Sober

Busting Weekend Boredom When Sober

Boredom and restlessness can be real obstacles to maintaining sobriety. This can be especially true on the weekend when getting wasted is no longer an option. While the new way of living can leave you feeling anxious about what to do now that you’re in recovery, we have some ideas for busting weekend boredom when […]

5 Tips for a Sober New Year’s Eve

sober new years eve

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

pitfalls early sobriety

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 […]

Introducing Our Step 7 Inspired AA Coin

step 7 inspired aa coin

My Recovery Store is proud to introduce our latest privately minted coin: The 7 & 7 Yearly AA Medallion. This coin is inspired by the colors of the United States flag and the 7th step of the AA recovery program. This step 7 inspired AA coin is a beautiful and unique gift for yourself or […]

Setting Healthy Boundaries During Recovery

boundaries during recovery

“Boundaries” is a buzzword we often hear in connection with relationships, therapy & mental health services, and addiction recovery. Learning what boundaries are, and how to create and maintain them, is critical to successful and long-term sobriety. Let us help you take some of the mystery out of defining and setting healthy boundaries during recovery. […]

Sober Travel Tips

sober travel tips

You might be experiencing a case of “poor me” when you begin making your travel and vacation plans now that you’re sober. It’s true that alcohol features prominently during vacations and at many travel destinations, but it’s also true that there is a whole world of opportunities you might have been missing.  Because My Recovery […]

Surviving Family Holidays Sober

family holidays sober

The holiday season is meant to be one of joy and celebration, but for many people, it’s a time of stress and unrealistic expectations. At My Recovery Store, we understand that the holidays, especially family-centered holidays, can be a tricky time for those in recovery. Here are some tips for surviving family holidays sober. Set […]

Introducing Our “First Edition” Yearly AA Chip

Yearly AA Chip

You could scour the internet, but you won’t find any yearly AA chip like the “First Edition” Yearly from My Recovery Store. This chip pays homage for the very first edition of the AA Big Book and makes a wonderful gift. The First Edition Yearly is part of our privately minted collection and truly one-of-a-kind. […]

Relapse: How to Pick Up the Pieces

Relapse is the greatest fear for many in recovery. Statistics say 40-90% of people in recovery will relapse at some point, depending on the substance. While relapse is not inevitable, it is common. If you have relapsed, it’s important for you to know that you are not a failure – you can begin again and […]