A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls "deaths of despair" — suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol-related diseases. The new paper by two Princeton University economists,...
This is Sober Podcast Episode #182 for my weekly sober podcast series. There is no magic potion. you can spend $100 on vitamins if you like. You can read one book and then be disappointed that it doesn’t solve all of your problems. To be sober, we need to apply an attitude of ‘layers of […]
Vendor: I don’t need your money! I don’t need your money! I don’t need your money! Angry customer: Bullshit! Vendor: I don’t need it! I got money! I don’t get high! You drink! I don’t need your money! –112th & Broadway Overheard by: Ukranian Boy
I guess, if I were being honest, I’d have to say I am the kind of person who enjoys being alone in a remote cabin in the woods. I am writing from one now. If you met me, you would not think of me as some solitary, grizzly gal. I shave my legs, I carry on lively […] The post I’m Solitary Sober… What Kind of Sober are You? appeared first on Waking Up The Ghost.
Amanda Nelson is 18 months sober from a 17 year drug and alcohol addiction. Amanda has multiple arrests, a felony, and has tried treatment multiple times. It took Amanda packing up and moving to Florida to get away from her old environments and start a new life. Show More Summary
Demi Lovato celebrated five years of sobriety by hand-delivering checks to charities. The “Body Say” singer, 24, drove around Los Angeles and handed over donations to causes in her area, including LGBT and animal welfare groups. SheShow More Summary
Mentaiko spaghetti has become a classic of the Japanese-Italian kitchen, and is popular on late-night menus as an accompaniment to heavy drinking. It's also as easy as can be: a bowl of buttery noodles, tossed with spicy cured pollack roe and strips of nori.
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Leaders of a new Minnesota school that helps students struggling with alcohol abuse are asking lawmakers for funding. The St. Cloud Times (http://on.sctimes.com/2n1AkWA ) reports that seven students have been … Click to Continue »
Demi Lovato just hit a big milestone in her sobriety and celebrated in an even bigger way! The 24-year-old singer and actress made some donations to multiple charities that catered to causes close to her heart to celebrate being sober for five years, according to E! News. Demi drove around town on Saturday (March 18) [...]
American penitentiaries, in idealized Quaker imaginings, were to be a place for reflective penitence followed by forgiveness. That's not how it worked out, especially for the poor. And the problem goes far beyond prison reform: (mor...
A couple of research reports released overnight by Deutsche Bank and Bank of America, respectively, come to a sobering conclusion: the fate of the global economy may be in the hands of the Chinese housing bubble. As a reminder, China...Show More Summary
As we've previously reported, beer goggles are a real phenomenon. Well, according to this study, drinking doesn't just make other people more attractive--it also makes you more attractive. Here, researchers asked (sober) participants to look at photos of people who had been drinking and rank their attractiveness. Show More Summary
Over the last decade, I’ve surrendered to some humbling realizations. I almost can’t believe that I am now living a fulfilling life with a beautiful family that I helped create. But I am. Before this time in my life, though, there were issues that literally took years for me to work through. One of these issues for me was sex. Show More Summary
New video shows Bam Margera is back on a skateboard and sober.
Demi Lovato is "so proud of" herself for staying sober for five years. The 'Cool for the Summer' hitmaker is thrilled to be reaching such a milestone in her recovery but admits there have been ups and downs and times when she "wanted to relapse". Celebrating the five years with a post on Instagram, she wrote: "So grateful. Show More Summary
Demi Lovato is five years sober, and that’s something to celebrate. The “Confident” singer has been open about her deeply personal struggles with drugs and alcohol. On Wednesday, she commemorated the fifth anniversary of her sobriety with a heartfelt message to fans and, most importantly, herself. “So grateful. Show More Summary
Demi Lovato has something important to say. And we doubt anyone will take issue with this statement. Forget the controversial fact over Lovato claiming to be 1% African, she's here with a far more persona message to send to all social...Show More Summary
Listening to Sorority Noise’s third album, You’re Not As _____ As You Think, is a sobering experience. For his band’s latest release, vocalist-guitarist Cameron Boucher did what he always has: written music about his life and put together an album. Show More Summary
Demi Lovato is celebrating a major milestone in her life. The 24-year-old performer took to Instagram on Wednesday (March 15) to reflect on her five-year anniversary of being sober. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Demi Lovato “So grateful. It’s been quite the journey,” Demi started her post. “So many ups and downs.” For [...]