Hamster Wheel or Merry-go-round?

Hamster Wheel or Merry-go-round? Blog Do you ever feel like you are on a hamster wheel? The same thing time and time again. Monotony can be a dangerous thing to the newly sober. We move from making the same drunken mistakes – ridiculous hights to unbearable lows to what? Endless days and nights of the […]

Tribe Vibe

Tribe Vibe Blog It doesn’t matter who you are or where you are on your journey of sobriety or self-discovery, getting a tribe can make a huge difference. A tribe can be one other person, or a virtual or physical group. It is about the power of connection. Finding a tribe that truly understands you is […]

The Shape of Me

The Shape of Me Blog Kintsugi is the Japanese art of putting broken pottery pieces back together with gold. It is built on the idea that in embracing flaws and imperfections, you can create an even stronger, more beautiful piece of art. I love the idea of this. In many ways I consider myself to have […]

Square Peg Round Hole

Square Peg Round Hole Blog That is how I describe myself. I have always been a little bit of not quite the right fit. For most of my life, I have hated it. Feeling uncomfortable in almost any situation. I would look at other people and think they seem so at ease, so confident, they […]

Don’t Believe The Hype!

Don’t Believe The Hype! Blog It’s so easy to get caught up in hype. The sober world is no different. There are no end of social media posts telling us how wonderful the world will be when we are sober. Sexy, strong, empowered, blah, blah, blah…..I think this is so important and absolutely the right […]

Trigger Point

Trigger Point Blog Very rarely now do I ever feel like a drink. I know the fantastic benefits of being sober and staying that way. It isn’t always that easy though. Triggers can come from nowhere and when you are least expecting them. Anyone that has experienced any kind of trauma, a great loss or […]

Connection Reflections

Connection Reflections Blog Connection is the opposite of addiction (said someone much wiser than me) and it is so true. I am so lucky to be part of a wonderful recovery community that has enabled me to make new friends and learn valuable lessons from others. This community is teaching me compassion, patience and understanding. At […]

No is a complete sentence

No is a complete sentence Blog No is not just a complete sentence. It’s a paragraph and chapter and whole damn book. You owe no explanations or justifications for your no. There do not have to be reasons that you are obliged to share. Your no is your no. If you don’t want to have a drink […]