Every December on New Year’s, many people overindulge and binge on alcohol to celebrate the upcoming year. In America, this behavior is often an annual tradition that people don’t think twice about before doing. However, if you’re sober, it doesn’t have to be your tradition and there are many other ways to celebrate.
The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone, not just for people in recovery. And with stress being one of the main factors that increases the risk of relapse, it’s easy to see why relapse might be more common during the holidays.
The holidays can be a tricky time to be in recovery, especially if you’re newly sober. With more travel, pressure-filled social engagements with family and friends, and increased financial strain, all the stress can quickly build up and make you more susceptible to relapse.
There’s plenty of sober fun to be had this holiday season in Houston. If you’re looking for something fun, festive, and alcohol-free to do, here are 12 great activities for sober individuals and loved ones.
Finding fun, festive, and alcohol-free events during the holiday season isn’t always easy. However, this year, Austin is hosting several exciting holiday events and activities for residents who like to have a good time without all the booze. Here are ten of the top alcohol-free holiday events in Austin, perfect for the person in recovery.
The holidays present a unique set of challenges for people in recovery, often putting their coping and relapse prevention skills to the ultimate test. However, these road bumps during the holiday season don’t have to be threats to sobriety. Instead, they can be used as opportunities to develop and improve important skills like resilience, discipline, […]
Traveling for the holidays can be a challenging endeavor for a person in recovery, especially if the sober lifestyle is new. For many people in early recovery, anything that deviates from the normal recovery routine, sobriety support system, or sober surroundings can be a threat to sobriety.
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” next_background_color=”#898989″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text use_border_color=”off” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.19.17″] The commitment required to enroll in a sober living program can be a deterring factor for many people in recovery. Perhaps you have had negative experiences with a previous transitional living program, are hesitant to leave your family, or maybe you […]
Updated on August 25th, 2020 It’s nearly summertime and vacation season is upon us! Just because you’re sober now, doesn’t mean you have to give up fun group vacations with your friends and family. There are plenty of ways to vacation sober without the stress. It just takes some planning.
Whether you’ve started your holiday shopping or not, the holidays are upon us, and this time of year is all about giving. Giving a gift is a great way to show someone that you care, especially if that someone is facing a particularly difficult season of life.