RMA Guide to Surviving the Holidays & Seasonal Affective Disorder – Discussing ”Living Sober”

RMA-Episode 63 Show Notes:


Ready or not, the holidays are around the corner! The stretch from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve is fraught with peril for the newly sober and seasoned sobernaut alike. This week on RMA’s Thanksgiving Extravaganza, Mike and Nat share tips and tricks for making it through with mental health and sobriety intact. To help provide structure to the conversation, they read and comment on selections from Living Sober: Practical Methods Alcoholics Have Used for Living Without Drinking. Whether you identify as an alcoholic, a grey area drinker, or something in between, there’s something in this conversation for YOU.


Other topics covered this week include: Seasonal Affective Disorder, First Things First, Triggers, Boundaries and RMA’s first Zoom recovery meeting.


Plus, Recovery in the News, The Week in Weird, a few war stories and the life update, on a gratitude filled, home for the holidays, cranberry-smeared episode of Recovery in the Middle Ages




Read Living Sober for Free Online


Recovery News You Can Use



Recovery in the News:

Overdose Deaths Reached Record High as Pandemic Spread

Lawmakers want to strengthen access to non-religious substance abuse treatment services


The Week in Weird:


NASA Scientists Propose Framework for Announcing Potential Alien Discoveries


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