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"Fall down seven times. Stand up eight"


Hear It From Me


I was raised in Massachusetts and in my teens moved to NYC. I have spent the last ten years helping people build businesses and building my own. Four years ago I pursued my passion to pursue building a social network for those in pursuit of a sober lifestyle. Similarly created this blog to share my journey as both an entrepreneur and as a person pursuing a sober life. I recently joined the board of InvestAcure a NYC based micro finance company founded to help findn a cure for Alzheimer's.


June 17, 2018

Relapse often tends to be a part of early recovery. As unwanted as relapse is, it’s usually quite common. Relapse is not something that randomly chases you, but rather something that happens if you stop working a program of recovery. Relapse triggers can vary from loca...

June 12, 2018

It’ incredibly important to take care of your mental health. It’ll be difficult or impossible to achieve the goals in life otherwise! Plus, it’ll be hard to remain in a good shape for long.

Emotional well-being is no less important than physical well-being. When somethi...

May 1, 2018

"Even if I'm addicted, I'm still a man. If I have a problem of abusing narcotic substances, I still want to be understood and to have a support network, but not to be the reason of numerous arguments or close people turning away from me."

~ Sober Grid User

It seems that...

April 10, 2018

“I don’t have a program without my sponsor. The work I have done on myself with my sponsor has been the greatest thing I have ever done and maybe will ever do. From where I was to where he has helped me to get now is nothing short of a miracle.”

~ Sober Grid user.

Many p...

March 27, 2018

Random panic attacks can be a common thing nowadays. It’s often a very unpleasant and frightening experience. There are several facts about panic attacks that are worth being aware of.

1. A panic attack is not (at all) dangerous

A panic attack itself can cause an extreme...

March 7, 2018

There are plenty of discussions on the topic of smoking myths. These falsehoods are often misleadingly and perceived being truthful. Although some of these myths can be easily refuted, sometimes it's not very easy. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular myths ab...

February 28, 2018

“Sober Grid is the largest social media network for people in, or seeking recovery from, Substance Abuse Disorder (SUD)” says Beau Mann, founder of the app in 2015.

Beau’s story starts like many stories of SUD; high school age drinking to excess, and an escalation from...

February 28, 2018

Good health is the first and most important need of any individual wishing to enhance the ability to engage in various activities and provide harmonious self-development. It is a vital prerequisite for acquiring knowledge of the surrounding world and happiness. Accordi...

February 27, 2018

 Source: Scope Weekly

Sober Grid, a groundbreaking app may be one of the first, long-term steps in combating the Opioid Crisis.

Launched in 2015, Sober Grid has proven itself to be a revolutionary new app that provides recovering addicts around the world with 24/7 peer s...

February 24, 2018

    A cessation of drug use doesn’t in itself achieve full recovery from drug addiction. Recovery is only possible by creating a new, drug-free way of living. If no suitable conditions are created, then it’s quite possible that drug use will resume again.


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