Jim Haggerty

Sober Life

How ‘The Power of Now’ Helps Me Stay Sober

June 14, 2021

Sobriety is a life-long process that starts when you begin giving up alcohol or mind- or mood-altering drugs for good and it starts with the detox period, maintaining  recovery,…

Recovery Tips

Alcoholism, Ego, and Self AA Meetings: What I Learned from Bob Anderson

June 4, 2021

In recovery, we often—in fact, we must—look to others who have walked the same winding road with addiction. We look to those who live in the mind and body…

Recovery Tips

How Relapse Can Aid In Recovery

June 2, 2021

Living with an incurable disease such as addiction is a heavy lifelong burden. I remember the first time I first jumped into the recovery world — it felt so…

Spirituality in Recovery

Wisdom from the Buddhist Monks for People Struggling with Addiction

May 19, 2021

Living in active addiction can be exhausting and stressful. However, living out the steps while getting clean and working a program with a goal of  long-term recovery is no…

For Families of an Addict

How to Deal with an Addicted Family Member

May 10, 2021

When your family member or loved one suffers from substance dependence, the whole family is affected in one way or another. The presence of a Substance Use Disorder places…