Whether you are considering entering recovery, newly sober or have been sober for quite some time, the holidays are, without a doubt, a stressful time of the year. Sobriety during the holidays may even seem completely impossible to some. How do you possibly not drink on the obligatory night out before Thanksgiving? Who doesn’t like spiked eggnog on Christmas? Who doesn’t need a few drinks at the office holiday party to relax? Who doesn’t do cocaine on New Years Eve? Hopefully these tips and ideas from like minded people who have been where you are will help you on your journey of recovery and help lessen your holiday stress.