SOBRIETY

Justin in Sobriety
May 6, 2021

Health and Nutrition Vital to Addiction Recovery

Getting a person healthy physically with an emphasis on health and nutrition can go a long way in giving a person a leg up in overcoming their addiction. It was something that was missing in my early attempts at recovery in different treatment centers and something I think needs more focus when helping addicts.

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Justin in Sobriety
May 5, 2021

Finding Happiness with Peace

As my life has evolved since overcoming my addiction, so has my perspective on finding happiness and the things in life that help create it. For me, the happiness I feel today comes largely from living in a way that helped me find peace within myself.

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Justin in Sobriety
April 22, 2021

The Rewards of Healing as a Family

Recovery from addiction is a process, as it not only involves the person attempting to overcome drug addiction but also the loved ones in that person’s life. When everything comes full circle, everyone involved has the chance to benefit.

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Justin in Sobriety
February 11, 2021

A Super Bowl Worth Remembering

As an avid sports fan, sporting events were something that became complicated and difficult to enjoy during my addiction. The experience of watching my team win a Super Bowl clean and sober was nothing but unbridled joy.

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Justin in Sobriety
December 22, 2020

Healthy Tips for Managing Stress During the Holidays

’Tis the season to be jolly! It is that time of year again, and while the holidays can be a wonderful and joyous occasion for families across the globe, it is also a time of year that can bring certain unpleasantries, including the stress that often accompanies family gatherings and the rush to get all of the preparations done for holiday meals or gifts under the tree.

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Justin in Sobriety
May 20, 2020

The Importance of Supportive Friendships in Recovery

I started to reach out to a couple of old friends of mine letting them know I had a new number and something awesome happened. Not only did these friends respond, but they were excited to be speaking to me and to hear my story.

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Justin in Sobriety
March 5, 2020

Implementing Changes Made During Treatment

Whenever I’m asked about what was different about the last treatment program I did and why it worked, it’s a two-part answer. The first part is easy to answer.

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Justin in Sobriety
February 4, 2020

The Haunted House of the Past—When Mine Ceased to Haunt Me

I think everyone is haunted by their past at some point in their lives. Part of living is growing, learning, and evolving as a person.

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Justin in Sobriety
January 27, 2020

The Freedom of Having Fun and Living Again

My co-workers and I have turned bowling into a weekly event, complete with friendly trash talk and some pretty entertaining gamesmanship. I was on the wrong end of the scorecard this past week after guaranteeing a victory.

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Drew Jambon in Sobriety
December 18, 2019

What Do You Want for Christmas?

What is first on your wishlist this Christmas? It’s almost that time and people across the country will be using the opportunity to make their lists in anticipation of Christmas morning. It’s the season of giving and receiving.

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