A Quick Guide on What to Say to Someone on Their Sobriety Anniversary

A Quick Guide on What to Say to Someone on Their Sobriety Anniversary

Is someone you know approaching a sobriety milestone? You may want to congratulate them on their achievement, but what's the best way to do that? You'll want to encourage them while remaining sensitive to the subject.

If you're not sure how to do that, here are a few tips on what to say to someone on their sobriety anniversary.

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How to Get Through Your First Days Sober

How to Get Through Your First Days Sober

If you have made the powerful and life-changing decision to quit drinking, then congratulations are in order. These first few days sober will be the beginning of a happier, healthier, and longer life.

However, the first few days can also be the most challenging for any struggling alcoholic. Immediately after you stop drinking is when your body will feel the most severe symptoms and withdrawal effects.

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Happy Birthday! Sober Celebration Ideas for AA Birthdays

Happy Birthday! Sober Celebration Ideas for AA Birthdays

14.1 million adults have alcohol use disorder. If you are one of them or know one of them, there are things you can do to support their sobriety at birthdays and other celebrations. For many in recovery from addiction, both birthdays and AA birthdays are milestones. AA birthdays are the anniversary of the first day of sobriety. Read on to learn about some ways you can celebrate AA and Sober Birthdays.
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Why You Need to Celebrate Your Sobriety Birthday

Why You Need to Celebrate Your Sobriety Birthday

Sobriety is something that you must constantly work on because recovery never really ends. Constant reflection on ongoing sobriety and celebrating your achievements is very important to stay on the wagon.
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Sober Celebrities: 5 Famous Celebrities That Are Celebrating Their Recovery

Sober Celebrities: 5 Famous Celebrities That Are Celebrating Their Recovery

Did you know that there are studies out there that link the qualities of successful people with people who also suffer from substance abuse disorder? Think about celebrities for a minute. They are usually risk-takers, have a good work ethic, and a strong desire to be successful. When all this is mixed with being in the public eye, it can lead to disaster. 

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5 Positive Things to Say When Handing Someone Their AA Sobriety Chips

5 Positive Things to Say When Handing Someone Their AA Sobriety Chips

AA sobriety chips signal an end and a beginning of sorts. It's the end of the chemically-dependent person. It's also the renewal of their hope.

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Reason to Celebrate: How to Enjoy Holidays While Staying Sober

Reason to Celebrate: How to Enjoy Holidays While Staying Sober

In the United States, over 15 million people struggle with alcoholism. Learning how to be sober during the holidays is the best thing you'll ever do for your recovery. In Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), there's a saying: "Alcoholism is an illness that comes in three-fold: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve." 
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10 Tips for the Newly Sober to Get Through the Holidays

10 Tips for the Newly Sober to Get Through the Holidays

Did you know that according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americas dedicate approximately 1% of their spending on alcohol? That's a hefty chunk of our paychecks. It pays off in many ways to choose sobriety during the holidays.


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