If sobriety is something you’re interested in exploring as you head into the new year (and, maybe more importantly, out of the old one), Nina Renata Aron’s list of books, podcasts, TV episodes, and more will equip you with a lot of motivation. Not motivation to quit, necessarily, but motivation to stay interested in quitting.
Because this collection is shame-free.
As Aron writes: “Decoupling the concept of sobriety from the still-stigmatized disease of alcoholism has granted people greater freedom to experiment with self-restraint without feeling a sense of shame or failure if they do decide to do that tequila shot or meet their friends for a dragon bowl.”
It’s evidence that sobriety is no longer a niche self-help subject. It’s inspiration for all manner of expression. There’s no one way to do it, and there’s no one way reflect it.