10 Great Tips for Staying Sober

Just stay sober. It’s easy for everybody to say, but it’s not that easy to do. If it were, then everybody would do it! If you or someone you know is trying to stay sober (or just get that way), then … [Read more...]

Expat Life and Alcohol

Being an expat and a trailing spouse is tough. I am one. That is why I fully understood what this woman has gone/is going through. And I admire her bravery for sharing her story...Thanks, B! To all … [Read more...]

Those who managed to quit

Quitting - be it smoking, drinking, taking pills - is difficult, no doubt about that. However, it is not impossible. I therefore list here a few well-known people who had alcohol problems, still have … [Read more...]

Sobriety Requires Surrender

Obstacles to lasting sobriety What is it, that enables certain alcoholics and addicts to thrive in recovery, while others struggle for years – unable to establish any meaningful sobriety? Anyone … [Read more...]

Are You Being Treated by an Addict?

Among the general population, between 10 and 15% of us are addicted to drugs or alcohol. That means that if you think of eight or ten of your friends -- chances are good that one of them is a … [Read more...]

Progress Not Purr-Fection

By Pam Sekula I wrote this, my first published article, 21+ years ago and it appeared in the September/October 1986 issue of Alcoholism & Addiction magazine. Although the main characters have moved … [Read more...]

NOTE: The contents in this blog are for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or a substitute for professional care. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional before making changes to any existing treatment or program. Some of the information presented in this blog may already be out of date.