The Ritual of Recovery

This is why I love Elena Brower so fiercely. This particular meditation helped me when I was working so hard on self-love as a launching pad to my sobriety -- and it felt like nobody could understand me (and much less put it in words). I had drowned my ability to feel for so long, … Continue reading The Ritual of Recovery

Goddesses on my Recovery Path

I am grateful to have many Goddess teachers on my path to recovery and spiritual awakening. I believe there is nothing more powerful than women lifting women. Women who share their growth so that others can be strengthened and inspired. I am humbled to have incredible, powerful, generous women like these in my life. Women … Continue reading Goddesses on my Recovery Path

Guest Post: 5 Healthy Ways of Dealing with Stress in Early Recovery

Happy to share a practical post written by fellow recovery warrior, Luke Pool. He requested to share this on Sober Mami as a valuable insight to the basics of early recovery. Enjoy! ************************************************************************************* It’s often said that the real work begins after completing a treatment program. The reason this is said is because it’s much … Continue reading Guest Post: 5 Healthy Ways of Dealing with Stress in Early Recovery

The Deep Craving Episode (or how I beat my Drinking Demon, instead of relapsing again)

Today I beat my drinking demon to a pulp. I fought my illness good and hard on the wrestling mat. It was a terrifying match. I finished bloody, messy and exhausted...but I won. Against all odds, I won. What this means is that in the middle of an otherwise ordinary workday, smack in the middle of solid months … Continue reading The Deep Craving Episode (or how I beat my Drinking Demon, instead of relapsing again)