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Sober Living

Life in recovery isn't easy but you don't have to tackle it alone. We have tips on how to keep sobriety fresh, fun and always inspiring.

A sober traveler has an adventure on a canoe.

Travel Excursions for Sober Lifestyles

For someone who is committed to sober living and wants to avoid the temptation of drugs and alcohol, this is how to pursue good... Continue Reading

A man holds his wife on his back in the rain, and they smile.

How to Turn These 3 Negative Situations into Positive Experiences

By Caitlin Thiede

Circumstances aren't always in our control, but our outlooks and responses are. Continue Reading

A woman warms her hands on a hot mug of coffee.

Is Coffee Bad for You in Recovery?

By Cynthia Adeniyi

Coffee can give anyone the jitters, but it poses unique dangers for the addict in recovery. Continue Reading

A man celebrates what boredom means for his sobriety.

Celebrating Boredom in Addiction Recovery

Boredom isn't necessarily a bad thing; in fact, it means you're recovering. Continue Reading

Evan Bullet James

The Extreme Life of Evan “Bullet” James

By Joanne Chu

Despite a spotty criminal record, Bullet is still roaming where he once ruled—only this time he’s busting down doors to motel r... Continue Reading

anna faris and allison janney on mom

Laughter Through Tears: Why ‘Mom’ is More Than Just a Comedy

By Joanne Chu

We speak with Gemma Baker, co-creator of TV-sitcom "Mom," regarding the show's successful third season and the powerful role of... Continue Reading

Why You Need a Recovery Community on Your Birthday

Most Americans of age mark their birthday with heavy drinking and perhaps a dabble of drugs. During your days of addiction, you... Continue Reading

gloomy weather affects our mood

Do Seasons Affect Drinking Cravings?

By Rebecca Kovacs

The seasons can be a tough time for many people in recovery. Some even say the winter season can bring more alcoholic cravings ... Continue Reading

A recovering addict lies on the grass, as he listens music.

A Unique Relaxing Playlist for Addiction Recovery

By Elizabeth Seward

If you need a way to relax without drugs or alcohol, try listening to this playlist. Continue Reading

Chester Bennington on stage

Chester Bennington's Top Songs for Recovery

By Caitlin Thiede

Chester Bennington’s stories of pain are relative to all walks of life, but addicts found a special solace in the Linkin Park l... Continue Reading

man returns to work after rehab

How to Navigate a Difficult Job When You're in Early Recovery

By Tori Utley

Here's a survival guide to get you through your earliest days back at work to make sure your recovery remains a top priority. Continue Reading

Being a truck driver can often make sobriety a little harder to maintain

Staying Sober as a Truck Driver on the Road

By Luke Nold

Many motorists think professional operators sit comfortably in their climate-controlled cabs and let the road do the work. But ... Continue Reading