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Living Sober

If you are tired of being locked in a fierce internal battle with yourself about alcohol then this is the website for you.

Here at Living Sober we understand exactly what you’re going through – because we’re all the same. We’ve all struggled with that voice in our brains convincing us to drink. We’ve all experienced the guilt and misery after yet another big night. We understand the confusion, the sickness, and the desperation. We have all felt the loneliness. Some of us here at Living Sober are still locked in a place of boozy misery, some of us are right now battling our way out of it, and some of us have gotten free. We are all here helping each other. Living Sober is a safe, online platform where you can comfortably share about your inner angst regarding booze. It’s free and if you’d like to remain anonymous, you can. Living Sober is a community. It is a place of warmth, wisdom, support, encouragement and understanding. We share ideas, compare notes, boost each other along, sympathise, empathise, commiserate, rejoice. We don’t judge, criticize or condescend. All of our stories regarding alcohol are different, but by sharing our individual truths, we are all immensely strengthened. Welcome to Living Sober. You are not alone.

Why writing is so powerful

Saturday 2 Aug, 2014, 9:27am by Mrs D 5 comments

One of the things that is so hard about being addicted to alcohol is that much of the angst is internal. I had a lot of twisted beliefs, secret compulsions, and miserable  thoughts that had been swirling around in my head. When I gave up alcohol I started blogging, and by blogging I was getting […]

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Featured post Ask An Expert: Cheryl (Mindfulness teacher)

Wed 29 Jun, 2016, 9:15am by Mrs D 2

Today’s expert is Cheryl – a mindfulness practitioner who runs courses and retreats through her company Mindfulness 4u. ============ Mrs D: How did you get into this line of work? Cheryl: I was in a therapy/coaching role and went to a mindfulness workshop to learn how I could use mindfulness with my clients. I had […]

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