#Trending Series: Pt 8: What Does Sober Mean?

The Webster Dictionary definition of sober – not drinking or using mind altering substances – is more of a definition of being dry. Mike and Glenn discuss how sober is more than not drinking, it’s the byproduct of working a quality recovery program. 

So what does sober really mean? Sober is characterized by reason, sanity, or self-control; showing mental and emotional balance. Are you emotionally balanced?

Physically balanced? Spiritually balanced? 

Glenn and Mike lay it out at the coffee shop like this: “We’re on the sober path. We’re not at the sober ski lodge, we haven’t arrived. Sober is the journey, not the destination.“

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Mentioned in this episode:

Your Dictionary: https://www.yourdictionary.com

Dr John Episode: What Is Sober? https://www.sober.coffee/podcast/episode/40951704/bonus-drop-what-is-sober-dr-john-joins

The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren: https://www.amazon.com/Purpose-Driven-Life-What-Earth/dp/031033750X

Want more clinical information about what sober means?

Visit Care Addiction Center’s Resources For Recovery Blog:


For more about this podcast:

Visit Sober.Coffee website: https://www.sober.coffee

Sober.Coffee on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sober.coffeepodcast/

Recorded at Audiohive Podcasting: https://www.audiohivepodcasting.com

In collaboration with Care Addiction Center: https://www.careaddiction.com

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