Getting 'California Sober' Showed Me a Kinder, Gentler Way to Do Drugs
When I quit every substance except weed and psychedelics, I could still party and expand my mind, but without the selfishness and addiction.
Getting Sober as a Bartender Means Quitting the Clown Act
I had chosen not to be an artist. I had chosen to be a clown, and I wasn’t happy with it. So I stopped.
Iliana Regan's Current Drugs of Choice Are Making Exquisite Food and Listening to Podcasts About Cults
The Michelin-starred chef of Elizabeth and Kitsune sat down with us to talk about sobriety, sexuality, and serial killers.
A Sobriety Coach Explains How Celebrities Like Wendy Williams Get Clean
On Tuesday, Williams revealed she's secretly been living in a group sobriety house and has a personal companion for recovery.
Can a Bar Feel Like a Bar Without Booze?
The rise of alcohol-free bars asks if drinking’s spontaneity can be separated from booze's loosening properties.
This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking
Here's how a substantial phase of sobriety could affect your immune system, sleep, and even your skin.
Running Away From Drinking Myself to Death
On grief, morning runs, and not getting drunk to late-night news broadcasts alone anymore.
Why I'm Spending This Christmas Sober
The holidays are built for drinking—but if you want to take it easy this Christmas perhaps this advice will help.
What It's Really Like to Stay Sober in College
"I find alcohol existentially terrifying.”
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin
Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring
One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, and the normal.
Views My Own
I’m Transforming into a Nightmare Clown to Beat My Post-Sobriety Anxiety
I'm forcing myself to get on stage... what could possibly go wrong?
7 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Working Out While in Recovery
We tend to be all-or-nothing types of people, but we can go overboard with the good stuff, too.