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10 Gift Ideas for Sober Friends

10 Gift Ideas for Sober Friends

My Recovery Store has a wide variety of gift ideas for sober friends that are beautiful, meaningful, and practical. If you want to find something with a purpose, or to support your friend in recovery, check out our list of 10 fantastic ideas. Wearable Recovery Gifts One of the most popular gift ideas for sober […]

How to Find a Meeting

How to Find a Meeting

The road to sobriety is different for every person. For many, the connection to meetings and a 12 step program was part of the process. For others, that may not be true. If you have never been to a meeting, and you’re interested in taking that step, we’ve gathered some tips for how to find […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

5 Tips for Long Term Sobriety

If you have recently committed to living sober, you may be wondering about how to maintain long-term sobriety. While the path of recovery is different for every person, some truths apply to everyone taking this journey. Although we can’t cover every sobriety tip or piece of advice, we have compiled a handy list of 5 […]