Friday, June 25, 2021


Positivity: Staying positive in recovery is very important. The Sober World has many spiritual positive articles. Stay positive with meditation, yoga, Thai boxing and more! There are many rehabs that offer these services as part of their program.

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Living Beyond: Developing A Positive Life

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.” ~ Walt Whitman Developing a positive attitude in the face of troubling and challenging times is a possibility....
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Inspired By Fear

How can this become a strong point? There were many times in my life when failure was comfortable and losing everything became second nature. How do you tell a person with...
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Emotional Trauma

There have been many articles written on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and trauma which involve symptoms associated with events such as rape, violence and murder, but rarely do we hear...
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Dual Recovery Made Simple(r)

As an addiction psychiatrist, I have been working directly with individuals who have co-occurring conditions (formerly known as “dual diagnosis”) and their families for over 30 years. I have also directly...
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Release Your Fear: 12 Tips To Create An Amazing Story And Life

"Every story is a variation on a single theme: This shouldn’t be happening. I shouldn’t be having this experience. God is unjust. Life isn’t fair." ~ Byron Katie Release your fear today. Don’t lie...
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Recovery, Hope, And Second Chances

My name is Marti MacGibbon. My story is one of ultimate triumph over addiction and trauma. I’ve survived being sexually abused and assaulted as an adolescent, sexually assaulted as an adult...
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Choose To Be In The Light More Often!

A child sat and watched as the big game took place, surrounded by all the adults he’d come to know. The excitement and intensity of the game took the child over...
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Stress and Human Spirituality

Stress, it is said, is the “equal opportunity destroyer. Regardless of income, education, gender, race, or how dysfunctional your parents were when they raised you, stress knows no demographic boundaries. Stress...

Living Beyond: You Are Not Alone

“It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone.” ~ Marilyn Monroe As a clinician,...
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The ABCs Of Recovery

In this industry everyone is always looking for the next best thing, the easy fix, the quick fix, new medication, holistic approaches, vitamins and therapies- those are all well and good,...

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