Elizabeth Seward

Elizabeth Seward has written about health and wellness for Discovery Health, National Geographic, How Stuff Works Health and many other online and print publications. As a musician, Elizabeth has witnessed the destructive power of substance abuse among fellow artists and beyond. She believes in the restorative power of yoga, meditation, talk therapy and plant-based diets. She is also an advocate for progressive drug policy reform.

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How to Manage Pain as a Recovering Addict

By Elizabeth Seward

Doctors are put in a difficult position when they need to treat a chronic pain patient who has a history of painkiller addiction. Continue Reading

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How to Reduce Depression by Limiting Your Time on Facebook

By Elizabeth Seward

For those who have a history of addiction, it is vital that you surpass very trying emotions as even a short bout of depression... Continue Reading

6 Ideas for a Sober Grown-Up Easter Basket

By Elizabeth Seward

One problem with the concept of “adult Easter baskets” is many people assemble them with adult vices in mind, such as alcohol. ... Continue Reading

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5 Rock Songs with an Anti-Drug Message

By Elizabeth Seward

While there are plenty of songs out there that glamorize drug use, there are some that do just the opposite. While the effort m... Continue Reading

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4 Things to Keep in Your Sobriety Scrapbook

By Elizabeth Seward

Even if you've never created a scrapbook before, it's never too late to put one together and see if it's something you'll enjoy... Continue Reading

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3 Herbal Teas for Staving Off Cravings

By Elizabeth Seward

If you’re seeking some sort of stimulation, don’t waste your efforts towards recovery by relapsing. These 3 herbal teas can hel... Continue Reading

3 Ways Our Bodies Can Give Us a Natural Buzz

By Elizabeth Seward

The body is chock-full of chemicals that make us happy. Find out what it can do for you. Continue Reading

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Sober Friends Around the Globe: How and Where to Find Them

By Elizabeth Seward

While some may say that drinking alcohol makes it easier to make friends abroad, there are actually many other ways to break th... Continue Reading

Time for Summer Fun: 3 Ideas to Get You Going

By Elizabeth Seward

Summertime is a great time to be fully present in the moment. We list out warm weather activities best enjoyed sober in order t... Continue Reading

Sobriety Playlist: 7 Songs That Get You High on Life

By Elizabeth Seward

Bob your head to the beat of these energy inducing hits. Continue Reading