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10 Reasons it’s Great Being Sober for the Holidays

Being sober for the holidays makes everything better — not just for you, but also your loved ones. Even though there’s a lot of stress going on (and a lot of alcohol being poured), you can rest assured that being … Continue reading

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Fall Back in Time-Way’s to Start Your Morning

The time change can be an adjustment and the way you start your morning can affect the rest of your day. When you start the day out feeling stressed, you may feel a downward spiral of negative experiences and stressful … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Get Involved in Your Community

Getting and staying sober is a huge accomplishment, but it is one that doesn’t come without its challenges. If you are on the path to recovery, it is important to find things that can help you to fill the void … Continue reading

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My 12 Step Store Presents Special FREE Screening of My Recoverist Family During Reel Recovery Film Festival, 2018

My 12 Step Store, the recovery book and gift store located in the heart of West Hollywood is sponsoring a special free screening of the film My Recoverist Family, as part of the 10th Annual Film Festival & Symposium 2018, … Continue reading

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Dating While Newly Sober: What You Should and Shouldn’t Do

By becoming sober, you are taking the first step in improving your life and becoming a better person. As you go through recovery, you may find yourself longing for a partner or romantic interest. However, before you leap into a … Continue reading

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7 Best Coffee Chains in the U.S.

When in recovery, many former alcohol addicts like to concentrate on coffee. Coffee provides a lot of what alcohol does: a social ritual that you can engage in with friends. While physical addiction is hard, the psychological and habitual addiction … Continue reading

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Am I FAT?

You look in the mirror and what do you see?  If your eyes go directly to a protruding belly or thighs that look a bit larger than you think they should, then you might be beginning to wonder “Am I … Continue reading

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Recovery and Business Community Mix and Mingle at My 12 Step Store 15-year Anniversary

By Paulo Murillo WEHO TIMES My 12 Step Store had much to celebrate this past Wednesday, September 22, during National Recovery Month. The recovery book and gift store located at 8730 Santa Monica Boulevard, in the heart of West Hollywood, … Continue reading

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Steer Clear of These Dangerous Street Drugs

There are plenty of challenges to be had with addiction to a “traditional” drug, but what happens when you or a loved one tangle with something deadly? The danger that is lingering on a daily basis due to drugs is … Continue reading

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4 Famous People Who Have Battled Addiction

It’s easy to look at a celebrity and think that their life is perfect — they have no challenges nor have money problems — and that they could never understand what you are going through. The reality is that you … Continue reading

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