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Quitting Alcohol & Staying Sober: The 6th Step

“We were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.” We’re half way through our series on the 12 Step Program. We hope that these posts have helped you better understand each step and have reaffirmed your determination to quitting alcohol and staying sober. The Big Book of AA states that step […]

Alcohol Recovery Program Help: The 5th Step

“Admitted to God, ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.” Once you’ve completed your 4th step inventory in the 12 step alcohol recovery program, it’s time to move on to step five. In this step, you are asked to share your wrongdoings with another individual or group. Once you see […]

12 Step Recovery  – Step Four

 “Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.” This post continues our series on the steps of the 12 step recovery program. When we arrive at step four, it is only after a great deal of soul searching. We know what has brought us to this point, but how do we get past all […]

The 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous: Step 3

Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. As a stage in our process, the first three steps of the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are designed to bring us to a point where we are willing to turn our lives over to […]

12 Step Help: The Second Step

The 12 step program has helped many with addictions find a way to heal and recover. In this series, we’re providing 12 step help through insight on each statement that makes up the core of the program. In this post, we’re taking a closer look at the second step: “We came to believe that a […]

The 12 Step Program: The First Step

The 12 step program of Alcoholics Anonymous has proved effective in helping those with addictions to drugs and alcohol find a way to heal and recover. In this series, we will dive deep into each step, providing insight on its statement and hopefully illuminate its gifts.

Sober Meditation: Benefits & Tips

Sober living programs often comprise elements of faith and discipline. Depending on the environment you are living in, this can take on a religious connotation or one that is purely spiritual. While meditation in itself is not necessarily a religious or faith-based practice, it is a practice that is used to increase clarity of focus […]

Find a Sober Living Home: What to Look For, What to Ask

One of the most important steps in a commitment to living sober is finding a place to live that will support your new outlook and lifestyle. Above all, you should feel good about this new phase of life, as you are setting the stage for ongoing success in sobriety. The decision to find a sober […]

The Value of Sober Roommates

Living sober is a personal challenge that can be difficult on your own, left to your own thoughts and devices. Having the support of others who are on the same journey is not only helpful, but in many cases can make the difference between a successful transition and a relapse. Whether you are newly sober […]

Sober Living by the Sea

  One of the most wonderful things about living in Mount Pleasant is our sober home’s close proximity to the sea. Sober living by the sea provides an endless source of peace and reflection, reminding us of the power and beauty of nature all around us. The sea itself is in a constant state of renewal, […]