Today, the National Center for Transgender Equality released the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey (USTS), a groundbreaking, new report on the experiences of transgender people in the United States. The report’s sobering results, which found...Show More Summary
It's never too late to turn your life around! On Thursday, Tom Hanks' formerly troubled son Chet Hanks took to Instagram to reveal he's a DAD. The surprising news comes on the heels of Hanks' well-documented troubles with alcohol and drugs. Related: Tom Has Always Had Chet's Back! In the shocking announcement, the rapper known as Chet Haze [...]
Today Vivek H. Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States, delivered some sobering news to rebellious kids who think they look badass while completely obscured by a cloud of flavored water vapor: e-cigarette use by youth and young adults isn’t safe. Read more...
Alcohol and drugs got her in trouble as a youth, ruined her marriage and might very well have destroyed her relationship with her three children had she not taken up yoga and enrolled in a 12-step program. Sober now for 3½ years, the...Show More Summary
This is Sober Podcast Episode #172 for my weekly sober podcast series. OK, it happened. The radio interview i’ve been talking about has been recorded. Here it is. Triple R Radio (RRR 102.7 FM Melbourne), on the show ‘Multi-Storied’ with Elizabeth McCarthy & Louise Irving, recorded live December 7, 2016 I’m glad it’s done, and […]
Vertigo is the unpleasant sensation of feeling violently drunk when you are quite sober. The room spins, you can’t balance, and there’s a strange feeling in your head. Sometimes it happens very suddenly and without warning, which, unfortunately, is what happened to me on a Tuesday in November of... Continue reading
In September, the LGBT rights charity Stonewall revealed sobering data that 72 percent of football fans have heard homophobic language while watching a match communally in the last five years. Among those aged between 18 to 24, the research...Show More Summary
Sixteen years ago, the tech bubble crashed. The NASDAQ fell from a high of 5,132 in March 2000 to just 1,470 a few months later, as giddy investors suddenly sobered up after figuring out that web businesses with little or no revenue were fundamentally worthless. Show More Summary
As a sober mom (8 years in January!) I am freaking serious about stress relief. I have to be, because I never, ever get to opt for the easy relaxation of a glass of wine or other substance to take the edge off at the end of a long day...Show More Summary
This is turning into a marathon session of interview practise! I’ve been working on a longer audio, and I have finished recording Sober Podcast Episode #171 for my weekly sober podcast series. This audio is a bit tighter that parts 1 and 2. There are fewer stories, and my answers are more ‘informative’ — i […]
Cases of wolves killing livestock in Michigan are extremely rare, amounting to just 0.0005 percent of livestock deaths in 2015. Photo by Alamy One of the most disturbing and sobering examples of the misuse of political power comes out of Michigan – and it has nothing to do with the astonishingly close presidential race of 2016. Show More Summary
A young mother named Molly Landis is going viral with a sobering post warning other moms not to put their babies at risk without even realizing it—just like she did. Like many moms, Landis frequently goes about her household business while wearing her baby in a wrap carrier. Show More Summary
Donald Trump is nothing more than an entitled teenager whose parents defend his ridiculous statements according to Seth Meyers. The “Late Night” host noted Monday night that Trump lacks the “sober, analytical thinking and firm grasp on reality” necessary to handle the world....
Click here for reuse options! Voters make an impulse decision they've come to regret after sober thought—sound familiar? In May United Kingdom residents were convinced that it would be in their best interests to vote to leave the European Union. Show More Summary
Sometimes life is just too hard to get through sober. If you ever find yourself in need of a drink, no matter where you are, alcohol can be delivered to you within a hour. The ingenius app, DrinKuaidi, will deliver any type of alcohol- wine, beer, cocktails, spirits- to you rapidly. [ more › ]
After years of public health messaging alcohol consumption is falling – now we need a sober assessment of how much further to push it
"The sober fact is that the map depicting the location and service-area of the vast majority of cultural organizations looks a lot like the map of Clinton supporters. Museums, theaters, orchestras, dance companies, performing arts centers and music schools are concentrated in urban areas and the densest concentrations are in the most liberal cities: New […]
New research makes the strong case for burgundy (or choosing the sober social scene).
Kim Richards has finally gotten a handle on her sobriety and is “so happy” with her new alcohol-free life – “Honest!” After publicly relapsing on Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, Kim was arrested twice and had numerous rehab stints,...Show More Summary
Now is not the time to sober up if you're reading this the way it was intended, in the back of a cab and en route to your favorite late-night pizza place. Instead, use this time to sit quietly and shop and give your Uber driver a much needed break from all the buzzed or inebriated people who... Continue reading