UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Categoría: Sober living

  • California Sober: The Rise of a Lifestyle That Redefines Sobriety

    This is according to a new generation of kinda-sorta temporary temperance crusaders, whose attitudes toward the hooch is somewhere between Carrie Nation’s and Carrie Bradshaw’s. To them, sobriety is something less (and more) than a practice relevant only to clinically determined alcohol abusers. Now it can also just be something cool and healthful to try,…

  • Try These 3 Art Projects to Give You a New Perspective on Recovery

    That means that when I set down to create each piece, I reflected on my work with a specific client, and then created the artwork with that experience in mind. All efforts were made to comply with HIPAA law and confidentiality and privacy of all clients. When they are finished, ask them to explain how…

  • Opinion: I stopped drinking and built the life I wanted Why was I still so anxious? Los Angeles Times

    I silenced the quiet, studious kid in me, drowning him in delicious red wine. «Managing the cravings and triggers to drink were the hardest part. That Friday night feeling, week-ends, not being able… Shortly after the hacking incident, I was invited to dinner with my friend Annette and her college roommates. We had become friends…

  • What Does It Feel Like to Be Drunk? Levels of Being Drunk

    Before becoming so neurologically unconstrained by drink, such sentiments would have been checked. Drunk, they become emboldened—now with an autonomous, and possibly outrageous, voice of their own. Experts on the subject have identified alcohol as a depressant drug that can create the effect of anxiety and depression as a result of drinking too much, or…

  • What Do We Know About Healthy Aging? National Institute on Aging

    Research from 2020 states that alcohol reduces sleep quality, and while it may not significantly reduce REM sleep, there is dysregulation. Alcohol may also result in suppressed REM sleep in the short term. Although alcohol can initially have a sedative effect, it can lead to problems in the sleep cycle. As alcohol enhances the GABA’s…