Category: Sober living

  • 190+ Meaningful Sobriety Tattoo Ideas 2023

    This symbol is used particularly frequently as a small, discreet, AA recovery tattoo for those in Alcoholics Anonymous or a related 12 step program. There are many symbols that are easily recognized within the recovery community. These often represent powerful personal choices made by the person wearing them. Tattoos are always a personal choice, […]

  • Dos and Donts When Sharing a Personal Recovery Story

    This is a rare opportunity to let people in, let them get to know you. Use this opportunity to let people know why you have been chosen for the task of telling your story. As long as you’re open and speak with honesty at all times, this will not be an act of egotism. Therefore, sharing our personal stories of […]

  • Tolerance, Physical Dependence, Addiction: the Differences

    Addiction is a state of psychological or physical dependence (or both) on the use of alcohol or other drugs. The term is often used as an equivalent term for substance dependence and sometimes applied to behavioral disorders, such as sexual, internet, and gambling addictions. Genetic, psychological, social and environmental factors can impact how drinking alcohol […]

  • Abuse vs Dependence Difference and Comparison

    Over time, addicts start to lose not only their jobs, homes, and money, but also friendships, family relationships, and contact with the normal world. Addicts have a desperate view of the world, in which the only priority is securing the next high. Additional training in assessment and diagnosis for physician trainees at the medical school […]