One Practice That Has Kept Me Sober

Carly BensonSobriety0 Comments

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When I got sober in 2008, it was hard to rebuild my life at first. Killing bad habits and adjusting your life around the avoidance of them isn’t easy. It is a daily effort in making all the correct choices and no longer allowing the addictions to run your brain. Getting sober is hard work but once you’ve made it … Read More

The Best Thing About Sobriety

Carly BensonSobriety, Transformation0 Comments

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In my recent interview with Sexy Sobriety, we dove head first into my past relationship with alcohol and drugs, what caused me to quit, how I sustained my sobriety and what my lifestyle looks like on the other side of the bottle. Besides all of the benefits we discussed throughout the conversations, I was asked, “What is the best thing … Read More

My Miracle…

Carly BensonSpirituality

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I MADE IT! Today I celebrate 5 years of sobriety from alcohol and cocaine. Not only do I celebrate my commitment to changing my life, I also honor the day I was saved by God’s grace. You see, many of you know bits and pieces of my story.  Some of you were with me during those days and experienced first … Read More

Book Recommendation: A Million Little Pieces by James Frey

Carly BensonBook Review

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I recently finished this book and I’m still reeling at how it made my mind race.  I guess, in part, I connected to this book and his story because I have grappled with addiction. I think it also made my guts turn inside out because I kept thinking that I could have wandered that far off track. This is a … Read More

A Prayer For Addiction

Carly BensonRealize, Spirituality

Serenity Prayer

As I reflect on the recent news of Cory Monteith’s death, it brings tears to my eyes; yet another human life taken by drugs. How many times have we heard this same sad story, over and over? I’ve had numerous friends die in drug related deaths, some of them more shocking than others. Right at this very moment, I can … Read More