Toshia Humphries

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Toshia Humphries is a writer, and artist in Lubbock, Texas. She has been writing for two decades and possesses two Master's Degrees from Texas Tech University, one a Master's of Education in Counseling and the other, a Master's of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a tri-level focus in Women's Studies, Addictions, and Counseling. She earned her Bachelor's in Psychology with a double minor in English and Substance Abuse from the same school. Additionally, Toshia has received specialized training and experience in addictions, substance abuse, and prevention at the Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery at Texas Tech University. There she co-facilitated life skills and process groups for kids and college students and co-authored a curriculum for life skills programs for teens.   Toshia is the author of two books available on Amazon: Today is the Day to Sparkle: Daily Affirmations for Those Who Need to Find Their Shine (2016), and The Sky Was All Purple: A Collection of Love for Prince (2017). She is also the talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio, and 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.

If You Can’t Say Anything Nice: A Caution Against Spiritually Abusive Advice By Toshia Humphries Have you ever heard the saying... Continue Reading


Whether you’re going through a spiritual awakening or seeing yourself in the scenario of shamed, judged or distorted experience... Continue Reading

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Finding Your Voice & Setting Boundaries in Recovery

By Toshia Humphries

So, how do we find our authentic voice and set them in recovery? Continue Reading


In any given situation, the ego sees an opportunity to go deeper into hiding. Recovery is no exception. Continue Reading


Newly Recovered in the New Normal

By Toshia Humphries

In a time of suggested social distancing and isolation with heightened energies of fear and desperation, the potential for rela... Continue Reading


When someone speaks about having a spiritual awakening, they are typically referencing an experience or multiple experiences th... Continue Reading

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Being an empath is a gift, not a burden. You just have to honor yourself and protect your energy. Continue Reading

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Keep The Faith: Staying Sober Through Tough Times

By Toshia Humphries

Rather than viewing something as a crisis, we can choose the lens of faith over fear and see it as an opportunity. Continue Reading


Vampire energy presents in various forms, but no form is more easily recognizable than active addiction. Continue Reading

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Ultimately, we can hold space for those we love, learn to love ourselves and hold space for our own healing and recovery. Continue Reading