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Top 10 getting sober blogs

We’ve pulled together a short list of blogs to help you get sober. You’re not alone in your struggles with getting sober, and we want to show you some other resources outside of our info & guides that could help.

Due to the positive impact recovery blogs can provide throughout a person’s recovery, at Port of Call, we decided to compile a list of the top 10 getting sober blogs, to help individuals receive the extra support they may need.

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Our top 10 getting sober blogs

1) Sober Unicorn

Sober Unicorn is an honest and truthful quit drinking blog created by Cristina, a ‘grateful sober unicorn’. Cristina has made it her mission to push others to mindful, courageous and kind in the face of alcohol addiction recovery. The blog is home to a great selection of fun activities and fundraisers for everyone to get involved in.

2) Buzzkill Pod

Buzzkill Pod is not only a blog about how to stop drinking alcohol, but is also a selection of podcasts. Run by Paul, a recovered alcoholic, the blog discusses alcohol addiction via beautifully written literary pieces, including cameos from other well renowned authors. Paul is open to all routes to sobriety and his wonderful blog provides you with many great recourses.

3) Catholic Alcoholic

This living without alcohol blog is one for the family. Written by a loving mother who has struggled with alcoholism, Catholic Alcoholic discusses how to be honest with yourself and your family, while facing your much-loved beliefs.

4) Sober Courage

This getting sober blog is a place for people to come together and celebrate life in recovery. Sober Courage mainly focuses on early sobriety, surviving Friday nights sober, sober parenting and dealing with social stigma.

5) The Miracle of The Mundane

In this living without alcohol blog, Mark Goodson offers an array of poetry, essays and creative writing to enlighten you on the power of addiction and assist you in overcoming it. The Miracle of the Mundane is one of a kind and utilises creative literature to inform.

6) Liv’s Recovery Kitchen

Liv’s Recovery Kitchen is a beautiful blog about the path to health and wellness in recovery. Food is a staple in all our lives, and this quit drinking blog enables you to use nutrition as an aid to sobriety. The blog covers real life stories, expert advice and has a supportive community of health and wellbeing seekers.

7) Jody Lamb

Jody lamb is a blog for adults who have suffered the effects of growing up with an alcoholic parent. This blog about how to stop drinking alcohol offers support to children and families of alcoholics, and supplies everyone with useful and insightful tales of Jodie’s personal path to recovery and forgiveness.

8) Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle is run by Paul, a former alcoholic who has spent 25 years in recovery. In his living without alcohol blog, Paul uses popular culture references and real-life experiences to guide you through the steps to recovery.

9) Hip Sobriety

The Hip Sobriety is a real down to earth blog from Holly Glen Whittaker who’s based in New York. She wants to “fix the mess that is addiction and addiction recovery” and as a sobriety coach her blog is filled with first hand experience of the effects of alcohol on your life. She’s also written a book! Definitely worth a read.

10)  Sober School

Kate helps women get sober, and her blog is a great resource for tips and support in getting sober today! Kate also runs an online coaching programme to help you stop drinking, so check her out.

It’s good to talk…

Communication is one of the best support mechanisms when recovering from addiction. Building relationships, and having people to turn to when in recovery at an alcohol rehabilitation centre can help overcome the feelings of isolation and loneliness often associated with addiction. In an age where the internet is easily accessed, many people look for this communication online. This is known as internet recovery and can take the form of online rehab programmes, forums and blogs.

Living without alcohol blogs can provide that extra level of support that many recovering addicts need, offering recovery information and personal advice on abstinence. More often than not, these living without alcohol blogs are written by individuals who have overcome their alcohol addiction and, therefore, are able to understand exactly what others are going through.

Whether you are looking for help finding an addiction rehab clinic in Cheshire, all the way down to London, we can help. Let us help you navigate through your treatment options, so that you can find the right avenue of support for you, or your loved one. Take that first step today in overcoming your addiction by speaking to one of our confidential addiction experts by experience on 0800 002 9010.

About the author: Martin Preston

Martin is our Founder and Chief Executive. Martin is himself in long term recovery and started Port of Call to help families navigate treatment options. In 2020 Martin will open Delamere Health Ltd, the UK’s first purpose built addiction treatment clinic.

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