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How To Live A Clean And Sober Life

Updated on July 20, 2014

Living Clean and Sober

Living a clean and sober life sometimes is a very difficult thing for those that are addicted to alcohol and haven't seen sobriety in their life for sometime. I for one, have missed out on many years of clean and sober living, but it doesn't have to be that way forever. It is up to all of us that are addicted to alcohol to make that life style turn around to be a clean and sober life again.

How to live a clean and sober life can be very easy if you put your mind to making that huge change in your life. Some of us are very content with the life of addiction and don't want to make our life a better one, but then there are those that long for sobriety and want to make that change, but they have no idea where to start. These people need to first admit that they have an addiction to alcohol and want the help to get them clean and sober.

If I knew that being clean and sober was so great I would of tried to become sober many years ago, but that is in the past and now I must work on the now and my future just as you should and try your very hardest to find your sobriety again.

Sobriety is a wonderful thing and you should never be afraid to go after what is rightfully yours, and that is a clean and sober life living with sobriety.

I realize how hard it is to stop drinking alcohol because I was once in that boat, the boat that was almost ready to sink. As your boat may be ready to sink you the alcoholic do not have to go down with the ship as they say. You can save yourself in many ways just by surrendering to your alcohol addiction and start to live clean and sober.


Enjoyiing Life Clean and Sober

You would be surprised how much fun you can have being clean and sober. I never thought I could have any fun being sober, but I was dead wrong and learned that sobriety and being clean and sober is more fun than any drunk or high in the world. The best thing about that is, that you remember everything you did to have that fun all being sober.

I remember all so many times laughing at the people that didn't drink alcohol and always wondered, " how in the world can they have any fun at all being sober?" I look back at those times and think how horrible I was to even think such a thing and make fun of those that were clean and sober. Now look, I am one of those people that don't drink and I'm having more fun than ever and I remember ever second of my day and evening and wake up feeling great, healthy and refreshed each and everyday of my life now.

Living life sober is a wonderful thing and the best part of it all is that your body is now thanking you for giving it a second chance at a clean and sober life.

The way I found that helped the most in my sobriety is that I changed my outlook on life from being negative to now thinking positive in everything I do in life, in which, my positive attitude helped me and still helps me to stay clean and sober. You would be surprised of just how your mind can make you change you life style and your life, only if you give your mind a fair chance at helping change your life.

Everyday that you are clean and sober is a little easier to deal with the absence of alcohol in your body. Sure it takes hard work and determination to get clean and sober, but the final outcome is remarkable and every bit of that hard work will pay off in the end, not only for the alcoholic, but their families and friends as well.

So, if you have decided you want a better life for yourself and get out of your addiction to alcohol, just make your mind up and stick to your decision to become clean and sober and with that positive attitude and believing in yourself you will be on your way to recovery.

If you think that you may not be able to do it on your own, there are so many great Rehab. Centers all over the world and sometimes right at your back door. So don't be ashamed or embarrassed of your alcohol addiction by hiding it. Ask for the help you need to change your life around and get clean and sober and when you ask there will be many people out there to help you achieve you goal of sobriety.

© 2011 Mark Bruno


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    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      5 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Kelis-Thanks for reading and your comment. I have written over 400 hubs such as this one.

      Rizvan- I am so glad you read this and I hope it helped somewhat. I can relate to how hard it is to stay sober. I am very of you that you have been sober for 2 years ....That is GREAT! Keep it up and don't let anyone or anything make you go back to your old ways. I will have 4 years of sobriety. Oct 27th.. Sobriety does indeed rock if all of would just give it a chance. Keep up the great work my sober friend!!!


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      5 years ago

      If it hadn't been for Rainbow Canyon Retreat I wouldn't be where I'm at right now. I would eetihr be sitting in a jail or prison somewhere back home or I would be out getting high. I had been getting high for 12 years before coming here and was unable to hold a steady job. I'd been in and out of jail for a variety of things and had been on supervised probation twice. The last time I was on probation I didn't really care, I was still getting high. My probation officer sent me to a 28 day rehab program back home which helped while I was there and then 3 days after coming back home I got a phone call from a friend saying he had some meth and that was all it took for me to start getting high again. I was even doing Intensive Outpatient classes three times a week which also didn't help. Then after going to jail this last time for failing a drug test my family found Rainbow Canyon Retreat. Now almost 2 years later I am holding down a steady job and am still clean!

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      5 years ago

      Exelmtery helpful article, please write more.

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      5 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Hellen- thank you so much for reading and your kind words in your comment. I really hope my writing helps others regain their life and start living sober.

      All the best to you and yours!


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      5 years ago

      I do not really have much to say in rpnsosee, I only wanted to register to reply well done. My fiance really loved your point of view. It looks like you have put a lot of effort into your post and this world need much more of these on the Internet these days.

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      @ Caribqueen, Thank you so much for your kind comment and sorry it took so long to reply, but I have been away for about 4 days. Nice to have met you here and look forward to a long friendship :)

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      7 years ago

      It is admirable that you took a stand to change your life around. Some do not come to this decision until it is too late. As you write to reach others I sincerely hope that your words do not fall on deaf ears and those who are really "victims to alcohol" can also make this life-changing experience.


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