Having Fun Without Alcohol

Fun without alcohol

By Anna McKenzie If you’re in recovery from alcoholism or trying to curb a drinking problem, you may wonder how people have fun without alcohol. Alcoholic drinks are a staple, if not a centerpiece, of many social events and gatherings, especially around the holidays. But the truth is, there are lots of ways to socialize […]

The Exercise Factor: How it Helps Recovery

People Exercising

By Christa Bannister It’s no secret that working up a good sweat regularly is recommended for optimal health, whether it’s through walking, strength training, Zumba, goat yoga, or something else fun. But what may be surprising is how much the simple act of moving your body can have on your brain function and overall mental […]

New You, Same Old Family and Friends

If you’re newly sober, a situation like this may be all too familiar. What in the heck do you do when you start to change for the better and everyone else in your life (aside from recovery friends) remains the same? How do you connect with them when they haven’t been through the same transformation? Thankfully, there are some practical tips you can employ to deal with these situations when they arise.