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Fun Sober Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

Fun Sober Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

Many people view American holidays like St. Patrick’s Day as an excuse to party and get drunk, but you don’t have to spend your St. Patrick’s day that way. If you’re an addict in recovery, there are still plenty of fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day sober this...
How to Survive SXSW 2019 Sober

How to Survive SXSW 2019 Sober

Despite the fact that Austin’s infamous SXSW is known for partying, drinking, and massive hangovers, it’s entirely possible to attend and have a great time without alcohol and drugs. In fact, being sober is the best and safest way to get as much out of the annual...
7 Helpful Tips for Moving On After Sober Living

7 Helpful Tips for Moving On After Sober Living

The recovery process is incredibly personal and there’s no way to predict how long you will stay at your sober living home. However, every sober living resident will eventually move out and live an independent life of sobriety when they are ready. If you and your...
9 Natural Highs that Support a Life in Recovery

9 Natural Highs that Support a Life in Recovery

While you were addicted, you probably found yourself living for the next high. Maybe you were trying to recreate that first high you felt, and once you started, you just never looked back. Now that you’re sober and in recovery, certain life experiences and activities...
The Pink Cloud: What Is It and How Long Does It Last?

The Pink Cloud: What Is It and How Long Does It Last?

A life of addiction causes so much pain, hurt, and grief, so sometimes its assumed that in recovery, everything will be different. While life in recovery is much more rewarding, it’s not always flowers and sunshine. In early recovery, people often experience a mixture...
10 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Sober

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Sober

Societal norms today tell us two major things about Valentine’s Day and how we should celebrate it: We should be in a long-standing, committed relationship. We should celebrate with wine or champagne. Neither of those things is true. While it’s often far too easy to...
How to Find an AA Sponsor

How to Find an AA Sponsor

All Eudaimonia sober living clients are required to attend recovery meetings while they are enrolled in our sober living program. Although a 12-step fellowship membership is not required and there are many other support group options (SMART Recovery, Celebrate...
Do’s and Don’ts of Visiting a Loved One in Sober Living

Do’s and Don’ts of Visiting a Loved One in Sober Living

If your loved one is currently living in a sober living home, there may come a time when you want to visit. This scenario can be complex for many reasons, but in this blog, we’ll provide several helpful tips for visiting a loved one in sober living. DO make sure you...
Taking Recovery One Day at a Time

Taking Recovery One Day at a Time

Living one day at a time is an important principle in a life of sobriety. Staying sober for the rest of forever is a daunting task to think about but living in the present and taking each day as it comes is a much more reasonable goal. What Does it Mean to Take One...
5 Excellent Reasons to Enroll in IOP After Rehab

5 Excellent Reasons to Enroll in IOP After Rehab

Completing detox and drug rehab is a big step in the recovery process, but it’s only the beginning. Continued care after inpatient rehab is also an essential part of treatment and a lasting lifestyle of sobriety. While there are several different options for continued...
What Are the 12 Steps?

What Are the 12 Steps?

Many people have found success in recovery with the 12 steps and continue to live a life of sobriety that is guided by the spiritual principles found in these steps. The 12-Step Program, founded by Bill Wilson in the 1930s, was later developed into the Big Book, which...
7 Natural Ways to Manage Chronic Pain in Recovery

7 Natural Ways to Manage Chronic Pain in Recovery

If you are recovering from opioid addiction, pain management in recovery can be a complex challenge. This is especially true if you are enrolled in a sober living program, as most sober living homes do not allow residents to use any narcotics or medications that could...
IOP and Sober Living: The Perfect Pair

IOP and Sober Living: The Perfect Pair

A sober living program is a natural next step after rehab, but what about IOP? IOP, or intensive outpatient treatment, is specifically designed to support people in recovery and provide extended care after residential rehab. As a supplementary service, it’s also the...
How to Transition from Rehab to Sober Living

How to Transition from Rehab to Sober Living

When you first went to rehab, you made the transition from a life of active addiction into a life of recovery. Now that you’re sober and you’ve finished rehab, there’s yet another transition to make: going from rehab to sober living. Although not all people in...
How Long Should I Stay at a Sober Living Home?

How Long Should I Stay at a Sober Living Home?

After rehab, many sober people enroll in a sober living program to receive additional support as they transition out of rehab and into a more independent lifestyle. Living sober on your own for the first time can be challenging, but sober living homes provide...
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