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OWN Sobriety by Mike Iii - 3w ago

I post a lot about how great sober life is. This post will end on that message too, but I feel like I must talk about the tough times ..read more
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OWN Sobriety by Mike Iii - 3w ago

The goal of recovery should be to build enough confidence and trust in yourself that living a free and balanced lifestyle becomes second ..read more
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In the previous part of this series on starting a new SMART Recovery meeting, I talked about the training process and how I found a nice ..read more
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OWN Sobriety by Mike Iii - 1M ago

Life can be hard.  I like to be in control and a big part of my past two years has been about learning patience.  I like to think there ..read more
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12 years, that’s how long I was a nightly drinker.  From the age of 22 until 34.  At age 25, I began day drinking.  So, for about 9 ..read more
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I wish there was some magic formula here that I could share with you, but like anything, changing how you think takes some time and ..read more
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When you first enter into recovery from substance abuse or addictive behavior, everyone will tell you how you should do it.  In the ..read more
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Online groups can be a great way to find some extra support during your recovery.  But they can also be a trigger for some.  It is ..read more
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My second year of sobriety has been mostly rougher than my first year.  Not in terms of urges and resisting a drink or pill, but in terms ..read more
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OWN Sobriety by Mike Iii - 2M ago
One of the greatest benefits of sobriety for me has been that I have become comfortable in my own skin.  I love my own company and I am ..read more

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