Health & Wellness

Annie Zimmerman running a marathon

Running Toward Recovery

Seeking purpose in early recovery, Annie Zimmerman rekindled an old fire with distance running — and found it carried her through some of her toughest trials in sober life.

Ben Tuff

Closer to the Shore

On Ben Tuff's third day in inpatient treatment, he had a surprising encounter that would eventually lead him to attempt a grueling 24-mile swim across the Narragansett Bay.

Cover of the book Releasing Anger, by Richard S.

‘Releasing Anger’ | All Sober Book Club

Four decades ago, an anonymous man in recovery sketched out some humble truths in 15 pages and discovered "anger is a friend," in some ways.

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The Smart Way To Start Exercising — And What To Watch Out For

As with all things recovery, it's important not to rush it. But once you're on your way, you'll find the long-term benefits of fitness are exceptional.

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Nature Therapy or Just Fresh Air: Get Outside!

We feel nature's serenity and beauty, but science now explains why being outdoors makes our brains and bodies happy. For some in recovery, it can be a game changer.

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Untroubling the Waters: Anger Management in Recovery

Everyone gets angry sometimes, but if anger is poisoning you, it's hurting your recovery. Here's how to let it out in a healthy way.

Lifting weights to tackle stress

How To Tackle Stress in Recovery

Ack! Life is stressful, and it feels different in recovery. You know substances only make things worse, so what to do? Some pointers on handling it like a champ.

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What’s a Wellness Program, and How Can It Charge Up My Sobriety?

You don't have to be a zen master to handle life sober. But if you tune up a routine of health and harmony that works for you, you just might become one.

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Sweet, Sour, Savory, Sober: How To Eat Right and Feel Good

Cutting out alcohol gives you an edge in getting fit and looking fine. Follow a few tips on nutrition to make the most of it.

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Meditate for 5 Minutes a Day! (You Can Definitely Do This)

Stress everywhere, serenity in hiding? Meditation, even just a little bit, can work wonders on the mind in recovery. Here's how and why to give it a try.

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Is It Normal To Be This Anxious in Recovery?

Things will feel very raw at first, no doubt, but as you progress, you can learn some simple methods for coping with everyday anxiety or get help if the issue is more severe.

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Sleep Like a Champ and Level Up Your Recovery

We know you're busy, but bad sleep habits can hold you back in sober life — and hurt your health in the longer term. Here's why and how to sleep tighter.

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