About Sam Powys

Sam Powys is a former drunk, music school drop-out, and newfound optimist. His work seeks to document the journey through sobriety and explore the philosophical implications of recovery from addiction. He currently resides in Northern California and enjoys a peaceful life free from alcohol.

Sam Powys has written 1 article so far, you can find it below.

Finding the Joy We Used to Have

man sitting on a mountainside

I remember there was morning light streaming through the window the morning I started my journey with sobriety, and the room was full of an eerie glow that made it feel like time was standing still, or like it was dawn and dusk all at the same time. I was cold and sweating and shaking,