a family enjoying a sober thanksgiving

Enjoying a Sober Thanksgiving

Holidays like Thanksgiving are some of the most challenging times for people living with alcohol addiction. Alcohol is everywhere, and the holidays are often painful too. Learning how to manage recovery during the Holidays is key to maintaining sobriety. Individuals can make enjoying a sober Thanksgiving easy by following some simple guidelines.How to Enjoy a…

a woman in nature to fight drug cravings

5 Ways to Fight Drug Cravings

Quitting any substance isn’t easy, but with the help of an addiction treatment center, you can get through successfully. As you go through drug rehab, however, you will have drug cravings. Therefore, it’s critical to know how to fight them so that you can overcome the issue you’re facing. Here are five ways to fight…

a woman running while enjoying the health benefits of sobriety

Health Benefits of Sobriety

Continued drug abuse may lead to long term adverse effects on the life and health of a user. Unfortunately, getting sober is a challenging process due to the substance withdrawal effects one may experience. Yet, the benefits of ceasing drug use are more significant than the pleasure derived from using them. Oceanfront Recovery can guide…

sober man enjoying summer party with daughter

Survive that Summer Party with Some Sobriety Safety Tips

There are many ways to celebrate summer, but it seems so many events come laden with alcohol. Social plans are hard to make when a person is in sobriety. They are warm-weather, fun events, but they are also stressful and anxiety-inducing for those who do not drink. Protecting the space that is summer fun is…

college students walking and trusting their lab partner

 Yes, You Can Trust People in Sobriety (Just Choose Wisely)

Sobriety brings with it many challenges you may not think about. When you were addicted to drugs or alcohol or had a loved one who struggled, perhaps you didn’t consider whether people were trustworthy or not. The biggest thing in sobriety you have to learn is learning to trust yourself so that you can trust…

young couple in toxic relationship sitting on bridge drinking alcohol

How to Release a Toxic Relationship to Save Your Sobriety

Toxic relationships can be more detrimental to recovery than people realize. Early in recovery, people are susceptible to the influences of loved ones and friends they surround themselves with, making it more important than ever to get rid of those relationships that are toxic. Cutting off toxic relationships is not about not seeing people ever…

man stretching on athletic field to keep summer sobriety interesting

How Can I Keep Summer Sobriety Interesting?

Summertime is when people get their t-shirts and shorts on, barbeque pits outs, and invite friends over. It is a time to go outside and play while the sun shines endlessly and it seems like everyone is happier and more social. For people with sobriety, the first, or subsequent, summers can be fraught with worry,…

man explaining how sobriety is a long journey and worth it to group

Sobriety is Just Another Term for a Long Road Ahead (in a Good Way)

The word ‘sober’ has negative connotations for some people who think it maybe is cliched or old hat. On the flip side, it is another term for what lies ahead, which is sobriety, a clean slate, and a fresh beginning. Sober is the one word that beautifully represents the hugely positive transformation people experience in…