Toshia Humphries

Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio. She has been writing for two decades and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology with a focus on addictions and women’s studies. She is also the creator of Threads Locks & Rock—a performance art show which utilizes personal experiences and stories to inspire each show and its performers, healing and empowering them and audience members alike. Much of her work is fueled by her own life experience and education.

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Like grief, forgiveness comes in stages that do not have a set duration of time or order. Continue Reading

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The Myth of the 'Happy Drunk'

By Toshia Humphries

The happy drunk is often times more at risk for liver disease, accidental overdose and suicide. Continue Reading


Should You Date During Recovery?

By Toshia Humphries

Those in early recovery are typically advised to abstain for good reason. Continue Reading

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They don’t call alcohol spirits for nothing. Continue Reading

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Letting go of negative energy is essential for personal growth and recovery. Continue Reading

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How to Stay Sober During the Grieving Process

By Toshia Humphries

The grieving process is already difficult for anyone. For those of us recovering from drug or alcohol abuse, a tragic loss can ... Continue Reading

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One writer compares her ACOA story to an endless horror movie and how she found the power to claim her right to a life of heali... Continue Reading

A recovering addict and her lay counselor discuss recovery over brunch.

Lay Counseling in Addiction Recovery

By Toshia Humphries

One author discusses how lay counselors helped her overcome temptations when she came home from an inpatient addiction-treatmen... Continue Reading

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5 Ways Addiction is a Sign of Spiritual Disconnect

By Toshia Humphries

There are at least five ways addiction presents as a symptom rather than the root of spiritual disconnection. Continue Reading

A woman lies in the grass feeling happy with the benefits she's experienced staying sober.

7 Things You Gain by Staying Sober Today

By Toshia Humphries

Here are 7 intrinsic things we gain (or keep) by not drinking today. Continue Reading