Sobriety Is A Wake Up Call

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When I got sober almost 9 years ago, I had no idea what was coming next. My initial goal was to stop using cocaine and in order to do so I knew I also had to quit drinking. What I didn’t realize is that I was answering a much bigger call. My sobriety hasn’t just been a call to clean up … Read More

6 Ways I Have Fun Without Alcohol

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Getting sober is one thing. Staying sober means we must adapt to a new lifestyle without our old ways of “letting loose.” The biggest fear most people have about stepping into a life of sobriety usually sounds like this: “But how will I have fun?” “What if they think I’m lame?” “Is my social life over?” It’s natural to wonder what “fun” is … Read More

Why Self Care Is Important

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Well, hello there beautiful MAB tribe! I hope the start to your New Year has been glorious. As we start off 2017, I’ve been powerfully reminded about why self care is important. If you’ve been following my Instagram, you may know that I have been traveling the last several weeks. I was on a cruise in the Caribbean for the … Read More

Are You Creating A Life You Love?

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Are You Creating A Life You Love? I’ve had to mindfully ask myself this question, very humbly and honestly, so many times throughout my adult life. Is everything I’m doing and surrounding myself with feeding my soul? Or are there things that need some massaging, changing or perhaps even a straight up massacring? One thing about sobriety is that you … Read More

Getting In Your Zone

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Yesterday I did an interview with The Recovery Revolution on their Since Right Now podcast. We talked about how Miracles Are Brewing came to be. I shared how I got sober and the spiritual experience I felt as it happened, my top essentials for staying sober, how I deal with depression and anxiety as well as what’s coming next for … Read More

One Practice That Has Kept Me Sober

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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

8 Ways To Worry Less

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I’ve been catching myself worrying quite a bit lately. Worrying about details, choices, little things, big things. It’s crazy because once our minds get into worry mode we can find ourselves worrying about everything. It can sweep us up into a bad cycle if we are not careful. So, I sat with it. I caught myself getting stuck in negative … Read More

Never Give Up On Your Dreams

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I visited San Diego for the first time in 2005 and absolutely loved it. I remember driving around La Jolla looking at the houses for sale with an inquiring mind as to if I could live here, one day. At the time everything seemed so expensive, which made this dream become one of those off in the distant ones. So, … Read More