SelfCareSunday for Sober People: Sunday Matinee Edition

SelfCareSunday for Sober People: Sunday Matinee Edition

Happy Recovery Movie Matinee Day Sober People! It’s winter and the weather makes it a lot less fun to be outside. The good news? That just means more time to curl up with a blanket and watch movies! Here are a few of our favorite recovery-themed, inspirational movies. Post Cards from the Edge Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine are brilliant, funny and a little heart-wrenching in this adaptation of Carrie Fisher’s memoir about addiction and recovery. A beautiful portrayal of…

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SelfCareSunday for Sober People

SelfCareSunday for Sober People

Welcome back Sober People. Whether this is your “Sunday” (back to work tomorrow) or just another day ending in “Y” we will be sharing our favorite inspo for making the most of your downtime. This week we are looking at the importance of morning rituals. Work days can be a blur starting from the moment you wake up all the way until your head hits the pillow at night. Days off are a good time to practice small, but deeply¬†restorative…

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Recovery Reads!

Recovery Reads!

  Russell Brand is a bit of a braggart, a talented comedian and an outspoken figure on the topic of recovery from addiction. With 14 years of sobriety and a real knack for storytelling, Russell’s new book is a spellbinding read with some legit nuggets of truth about getting and staying sober. For more enticing description of Brand and his new book, check out this glowing review from the NYTimes. Happy reading sober people!  

Back by popular demand: Nonalcoholic drink recipes for fall

Back by popular demand: Nonalcoholic drink recipes for fall

Chilly weather, rain and darker days make us dream of steaming mugs of hot chocolate,¬† warm, golden tea and bright, bold cups of coffee. Time to get your festive fall nonalcoholic drink on y’all! Here are some of our favorite recipes for this time of year: Hot Chocolate (traditional): Treat yo’self and go all in on this delectable treat — you won’t regret it. Say YES to the real milk, use either semi-sweet or dark chocolate and a splash of…

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When the days get short, it’s time to get moving

When the days get short, it’s time to get moving

Happy Fall Sober People! Whether you welcome fall or mourn the end of summer this time of year can be tough. Shorter days, less sunshine and more time spent indoors can reduce energy levels and negatively impact mood. Which is what makes this the perfect time to recommit to a healthy activity routine. This isn’t about a beach body or losing weight: this is about committing to move your body a little every day because it’s really good for your…

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Happy National Recovery Month!

Happy National Recovery Month!

September is National Recovery Month and the theme this year is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Strengthen Families and Communities.” The active word in this being JOIN. That can mean signing up for service work, joining a volunteer group or simply putting out your hand and offering to share some experience, strength and hope. One of the things we have learned working in recovery is that it’s a WE program. The individual who comes in for help brings with them…

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