Recovery: Rewriting Our Stories

Recovery: Rewriting Our Stories

I had the fortune of recently attending a retreat focused on “rewriting our stories.” You may be asking, “Wait, how can I re-write my story… it already happened? I can’t change the past.” Exactly the point! We cannot change the past HOWEVER we can change how we...
Should I Date in Early Recovery?

Should I Date in Early Recovery?

The short answer is no, but the concept of dating in early recovery is important and worth discussing. It is generally discouraged and for good reason. With recovery and sobriety comes vulnerability, especially in the early stages. The feelings and bad past...
Newly Sober During the Holidays

Newly Sober During the Holidays

Christmas music is now playing in stores and on the radio and you are newly sober. Congratulations! This is an incredibly vulnerable time for a newly recovered person. Even the music can be a trigger. Recovery is a process and will be tested many times over the years....