Sobriety – what I’ve learned so far….

On May 2nd 2016 I celebrated 16 years of continuous sobriety. This did not come easy. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done and I made some big mistakes along the way. But through these mistakes I learnt some vital lessons that have helped me stay sober and become the best version of myself that […] Read More →

Recovery Rocks Interviews

Recovery Rocks – Katherine Arati Maas

Katherine is an American living in Switzerland who is originally from Chicago, IL. She has just recently launched a new radio show called Coming Clean Radio: The Art of Transparency where she talks with guests about addiction, recovery and authentic living. Katherine also guides classical Hatha yoga, meditation as well as yoga for women’s reproductive […] Read More →

Sober Solutions

Guest post -How The Twelve Steps Taught Me Acceptance And Self-Love

By Rose Lockinger Like many addicts, I was not a fan of myself, in fact I hated myself when I first got sober.g. I don’t know if there was ever a time when I liked myself, at best I spent years tolerating the person I had become. After years of addiction though it was not […] Read More →

Recent Posts

A letter to my dear son….

I’m using this post to focus on how families are affected by a loved one’s addiction. I have a friend whose son is a senior in college and is currently going through a treatment program. The whole family has been on a rollercoaster but have remained steadfast in their love and support of their son. […] Read More →

More than just an addict

Some sad news. A dear friend’s brother died last week. The cause is yet to be determined. He had a long history of addiction, so in many ways, it doesn’t matter what the cause of death is, as everyone will assume that drugs had a part in it. He was an addict. ‘What a shame,’ […] Read More →

The SHAIR Podcast- my story

I was delighted to be a guest on Omar Pinto’s The SHAIR Podcast recently. If you haven’t checked out a sober podcast yet then you must. The SHAIR website has over 50 different downloads available for you to listen to. Stories from addicts and alcoholics that are moving, funny, bold, brave and inspiring. Omar is […] Read More →