Celebrating Mother’s Day While in Recovery

Being a sober mom in recovery is a celebratory event in itself. With so much pressure on moms to succumb to “mommy wine culture,” recovery can be a challenge. To celebrate Mother’s Day this year, it’s important to take a look at the things that matter most to you. You can celebrate any holiday without wine, alcohol, or drugs; you just may need to do some planning if you are new in your recovery.  Continue reading

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How To Support Someone After a Relapse

Relapsing after working towards sobriety or steering clear of drugs and alcohol can be devastating, not only for the individual experiencing the relapse but also for those around them. If you have someone in your life who has recently relapsed, there are a few ways you can lend support as they continue on their road to recovery.   Continue reading

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Spring Forward into your Recovery

Springtime can symbolize leaving the past behind and moving forward. This doesn’t mean that we abandon the resolve to take our recovery one day at a time. However, it does help us focus on the positive instead of dwelling on past failures. Continue reading

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Celebrating Black History All Year

Black history month was originally meant to be a way to introduce the accomplishments of African Americans to the culture of the United States. While many could argue that it has accomplished that goal, many people say that it’s now time to incorporate education about African Americans into our lives and education year-round.  Continue reading

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Celebrate New Year’s With a Resolution to Commit to Recovery

Not only does January 1 present the opportunity to celebrate the arrival of a new year, but it is also a chance to celebrate your success in recovery! Additionally, those who struggle with addiction or find themselves caught up in temptation for a potential relapse can embrace the day with a new or renewed commitment to getting sober and staying that way in 2024. Here are some tips for success in the new year!  Continue reading

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Book Signing and Reading: HIGH

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Tuesday, December 12, 6:00p – 8:00p

Book Signing and Reading

HIGH
CONFESSIONS OF A CANNABIS ADDICT

by Leonard Lee Buschel

Co-founder of Writers in Treatment & executive director of REEL Recovery Film Festival Continue reading

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Best Recovery Gifts Featuring My 12 Step Store

When you’re in recovery, your life changes, even the content you desire become more supportive of your initiative to stay positive. If you know another person who also wants to recover and remain upbeat during the holidays, here are some gift ideas to consider. Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Recovery During Gratitude Month

November is National Gratitude Month! The upcoming Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. encourages gratitude, and gratitude offers many benefits–especially if you seek to remain sober during drug or alcohol recovery. Here are the rewards of gratitude and how to cultivate it.  Continue reading

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Interview with an Author

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Often in recovery, we set new goals and start making the time to achieve them. Writing a book seems to make the list quite often but not always, does it actually happen. Continue reading

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Great Tips for a Sober 4th of July

Few things herald the arrival of summer quite like the 4th of July. This year, make sure your celebration aligns with your health and wellness goals. There are plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day free from alcohol, and having a plan is the best way to ensure a happy and healthy 4th. These tips from the team at My 12 Step Store are a great place to start.  Continue reading

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