Ways to Show You Support Someone in Recovery

In order to recover, people need support. But how can you show someone that you support them without being overbearing? It can be difficult to find the right balance, especially as people are transitioning to a new and sober life. Here are some ideas for how to help support someone through their recovery. Continue reading

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Rehab to Sober Living

The words Rehab and Sober Living’ can mean very different things to different people. To a parent or loved one it can mean someone in your life is in rehab and clean and sober again. The horrors of addiction have maybe stopped while in treatment, but you wonder will it last. To the addict it can mean similar will this be the time I stop using and drinking for good. Continue reading

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MY 12 Step Store to be Featured in ‘This is LA’ Lifestyle Show on CBS 2

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My 12 Step Store, the recovery gift and book store, located in the heart of West Hollywood, is being showcased on channel CBS 2 show “This is LA,” on

Sunday, December 9, 2018, at 10am PST (check your local listing for possible broadcast delays and other potential network schedule changes).

“This is LA” is a Circle 8 Production’s lifestyle television show that features the hottest new local businesses, restaurants, trends, products, and weekend getaways. The program provides an inside look into the fast paced and ever-changing landscape of Southern California, with an emphasis on what’s trending in the area’s lifestyle leader.

The My 12 Step Store segment on “This is LA” will highlight the store’s history, which started out in Hollywood on Sunset Boulevard, before in moved to its current home in West Hollywood. It will feature an interview with one of My 12 Step Store’s project manager. “This is LA” will also feature the stores best-selling recovery items that have helped keep the store open for well over a decade.

My 12 Step Store recently celebrated 15 years of providing love and service for all 12-step programs in the recovering community. The recovery book and gift store, located at 8730 Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood CA, offers an online store that delivers recovery gifts all over the world. My 12 Step Store continues to offer various ways to make 12-recovery fun and livable for all walks of life. It is known for the largest collection of the splashiest medallion styles, fun apparel, silver and gold 12-step jewelry, including the Surrender Collection, along with prayer bookmarks, unique gifts and inspirational recovery cards.

For more information, visit www.my12stepstore.com, email: info@my12stepstore.com, or call 310-623-1702.

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Rest and Recovery Gifts for Christmas and the Holidays

Celebrate the sobriety of your friends and family members by giving them the gift of rest and recovery. There are several relaxing gifts that you can give them, so they can treat themselves or pamper themselves. We find the best gifts are the ones that touch our heart spiritually such as prayer coins and medallions.  Continue reading

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Recovery, Family and the Holidays

Holidays are one of the most difficult times for many people, not just those in recovery. When you’re in recovery, there are a lot of things that can lead you to stress: meeting with the family, having to go shopping, and more. Here are some tips to keep you calm, cool, and collected during the holiday season.  Continue reading

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How to Select a Charity for Holiday Giving

The holiday season is nearly upon us, giving us a great opportunity to be thankful for the past year and plan for the future. Many individuals use this time of the year to select a charity to support, either for the holiday season or in the coming year. Continue reading

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10 Reasons it’s Great Being Sober for the Holidays

10 Reasons its 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 sober is better for these reasons: 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 responses throughout the remainder of your day. However, starting the day from a place of relaxation, you will be better able to deal with what comes as well as be able to enjoy the remainder of your day to its fullest extent.  Here are several healthy lifestyle habits to incorporate into your morning routine that will allow you to better handle the stresses of the day. 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 left behind by your addiction and to do things that make you feel good about yourself. Getting involved in the community can help you to fill your time, feel great about yourself and give back. Here are three fun ways to get involved in your community.  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, produced by Writers in Treatment. The event is being presented with the generous support of Addiction Policy Forum at the Laemmle Royal Theatre located at 11523 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles, CA 90025, on Sunday, October 28, at 1 p.m.

My Recoverist Family follows an LGBT+ group from Greater Manchester on a non-linear journey through recovery from substance use. Presided over by performance artist and high wire avant-guardist David Hoyle with supporting artist Jackie Haynes, their trips around the north west culminate in a once only live arts performance at Manchester’s international arts venue HOME. Cutting between final performance and nomadic workshops, the film bears witness to these recoverists’ unique perspectives on addiction, the vitalizing power of art and friendship and on what it is that they – and we – need to recover from.

Writers In Treatment is producing the 10th Annual Los Angeles REEL Recovery Film Festival & Symposium from October 24-30, 2018. This multi-day event is a celebration of film, the arts, writing and creativity. It showcases filmmakers who make honest films about addiction, alcoholism, behavioral disorders, treatment and recovery. Slated for screening is an eclectic lineup of contemporary and classic films, documentaries and shorts from American and international, first-time filmmakers and industry veterans. To learn more and to get a listing of the different films being presented, visit reelrecoveryfilmfestival.org.

MY 12 STEP STORE is a recovery book and gift store located in the heart of West Hollywood with an online presence that ships worldwide. Whether it’s addiction to alcohol, drugs, sex, love, food, meth or codependency, to list only a few, we have something for you and those you love. The store offers the largest collection of splashy medallion styles, racy clothing, 12-step jewelry, including the Surrender collection, along with prayer bookmarks, unique gifts and inspirational recovery cards. The store specializes in the most unique gifts for you and those you love, complete with gift wrap options and greeting card enclosure and offers a variety of shipping options which includes Priority Express 1-2-day delivery shipping. The store attracts those interested in recovery from all over the world and has a large celebrity clientele who shop for themselves or those they love. For more information, visit www.my12stepstore.com.

Contact: 310 623-1702             RJdesignLA@msn.com info@my12stepstore.com

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