Toshia Humphries

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Toshia Humphries is a writer, and artist in Lubbock, Texas. She has been writing for two decades and possesses two Master's Degrees from Texas Tech University, one a Master's of Education in Counseling and the other, a Master's of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a tri-level focus in Women's Studies, Addictions, and Counseling. She earned her Bachelor's in Psychology with a double minor in English and Substance Abuse from the same school. Additionally, Toshia has received specialized training and experience in addictions, substance abuse, and prevention at the Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery at Texas Tech University. There she co-facilitated life skills and process groups for kids and college students and co-authored a curriculum for life skills programs for teens.   Toshia is the author of two books available on Amazon: Today is the Day to Sparkle: Daily Affirmations for Those Who Need to Find Their Shine (2016), and The Sky Was All Purple: A Collection of Love for Prince (2017). She is also the talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio, and 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.

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For those of us in recovery, love is a powerful force that lives within us and merely awaits activation. Continue Reading

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We truly have the power to manifest anything and everything we wish to receive simply by asking. Continue Reading

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Are you aware that your energy—the spiritual aspect of your being—needs cleaning up too? Continue Reading

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In early recovery, we may instantly cling to the first sign of distraction we see. This usually takes the form of a romantic—or... Continue Reading

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The most vital aspects of a successful recovery are 3 well-known spiritual principles: hope, faith, and love. Continue Reading

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Here are 4 steps to follow in order to hold sacred space for ourselves and true love. Continue Reading

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Forgiving yourself and others prevents resentment—a slippery slope for relapse. Continue Reading

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Their cries for help go unseen and unheard, making their existence a myth that typically ends in tragedy. Continue Reading


Should You Date During Recovery?

By Toshia Humphries

There are multiple viewpoints when it comes to sober dating. Continue Reading

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They don’t call alcohol spirits for nothing. Continue Reading