Toshia Humphries

Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio. She has been writing for two decades and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology with a focus on addictions and women’s studies. She is also the creator of Threads Locks & Rock—a performance art show which utilizes personal experiences and stories to inspire each show and its performers, healing and empowering them and audience members alike. Much of her work is fueled by her own life experience and education.

10 Things a Normie Doesn’t Understand About Addiction

By Toshia Humphries

Because they are able to drink as much or as little as they want without consequence or issues with stopping, there are many th... Continue Reading

5 Feelings You Have in Early Sobriety That Are Totally Normal

By Toshia Humphries

These uncomfortable experiences and feelings are totally normal in early sobriety. In fact, given the massive holistic transfor... Continue Reading

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5 Reasons Working on Your Inner Child is Necessary for a Successful Recovery

By Toshia Humphries

Individuals in recovery must begin to address the needs of their inner child, become their own best parent and repair the relat... Continue Reading

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Holding On: Why Codependency Has Such a Tight Grip On You

By Toshia Humphries

Healing from a codependent relationships takes work and time. Professional help is typically required, depending on the duratio... Continue Reading

6 Erroneous Thoughts of an Alcoholic

By Toshia Humphries

It’s vital to successful recovery and your life itself to realize it’s nothing more than self-deception to believe you can ever... Continue Reading

Having a recovery community increases chances of success of staying sober during your Christmas celebration

3 Reasons to Connect with a Recovery Community During the Holidays

By Toshia Humphries

Recovery is a full-time commitment, and the Christmas season is no exception. In fact, this is typically when working on your s... Continue Reading

A Recovery Checklist to Ring in the New Year

By Toshia Humphries

As the year comes to a close, make it a priority to assess your recovery, patch up any holes in your plan, and strengthen yours... Continue Reading

I'm in Love with an Alcoholic: A Revelation That Ended a Toxic Relationship

By Toshia Humphries

One writer shares the ups and downs she experienced loving someone who is drowning in their alcohol problem. Continue Reading

The Dark Night of the Soul: Things to Remember When Recovery Feels Like Rock Bottom

By Toshia Humphries

Just as rock bottom becomes a catalyst for recovery, the dark night of the soul is part of our personal evolution and is nothin... Continue Reading

Surviving a reunion with a dysfunctional family

How to Survive Dysfunctional Family Dynamics When You're in Recovery

By Toshia Humphries

Often, reuniting with family members can be a trigger for relapse. This holiday season, remember to take precaution so you can ... Continue Reading