The day-to-day discomfort of quitting alcohol was so worth the future it made possible. I'm reminded of that feeling often as I stay home now.
Four people working toward sobriety describe their insights from the games that have helped them the most with addiction.
For decades, critics have questioned the lack of clinical evidence behind AA's faith-based 12-step method.
For Pin Project founder Mark Goodwin, what started as a way to curb his drinking has turned into a symbol of the sober-curious movement.
Fewer people report starting a Dry January, probably because fewer people are drinking at all.
I thought alcohol helped me enjoy myself and let go, until I realized I’d never actually learned to do either.
No one tells you that a big part of quitting drinking can be incessantly craving sugar.
I worried that my decision to stop drinking meant trading in my identity as a Fun Person to become a bummer. Instead, my world got bigger.
Mental preparation is just as important as a backpack full of seltzer.
When I quit every substance except weed and psychedelics, I could still party and expand my mind, but without the selfishness and addiction.
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.
The Michelin-starred chef of Elizabeth and Kitsune sat down with us to talk about sobriety, sexuality, and serial killers.