Is it the Russians? What effect is all this "Fake News" having on our drinking behaviour?
The only way to shift the conversation, to get the message to people who are still on the "top floors" of the alcohol elevator, is to come out of the Sober Closet...but that's easier said than done...
Change happens whether we like it or not. Part of the sober journey is figuring out how to deal with it.
Is full abstinence the only way? Or should we, in the Sober community be more supportive to those who are wanting to moderate?
If we hold out politicians to a high standard of integrity, shouldn't we do the same thing for ourselves?
How wine became my Spin Master...
Dealing with issues that come up during your sober journey..
Even when I was pounding out the miles, and finishing marathons, there was still something wrong...
What would I say to Younger Jackie? How can we make it easier for our young people to be sober, and still 'cool"?
However much work I do, FEAR can sometimes take over. I'm still a work in progress.
In today's episode I rant a bit, sorry..but seriously, yoga and booze? Is nothing sacred?
The perils of taking your Sober Blog into the public domain - some tips to help you maintain boundaries..
Finding out about myself, post - booze days.....will the real Jackie please stand up...
We all know that it's stupid, dangerous and irresponsible to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after we've been drinking. So why does it still happen and how do we stop it?
How Self Care became vital to my sobriety...
I'm in a funk. What happened to my Sober Joy??
Five things you should quit doing - it will make your sobriety easier, I promise!
Why do we make anything so complicated? And why are we obsessed with the "Big Picture"? Focus on the simple stuff..
None of us can be fully prepared for unexpected illness, or natural disasters. But there is ONE thing that should be in our Emergency Preparedness Kit...
Want less stress? Feeling overwhelmed? Turn off your gadgets and tune into Noisy Nature..
Drinking occupies so much of our time and energy...filling that void is essential in the first fragile days of sobriety.
The past. We need to stop drunken versions of ourselves from visiting. We need to put the baggage down.
An interview with George Elliott of Rogue Rock Wellness about Healing Crystals and Meditation..
There are so many things that I do now, that I would never have done if I were still drinking!