Feb 21, 2022

The Surprising Magic of a Sober Life with Laura McKowen

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addiction, Authenticity, Belonging, Resentment, sobriety


Laura McKowen is the bestselling author of We Are The Luckiest: The Surprising Magic of a Sober Life and the forthcoming sobriety manifesto, Push Off From Here. Following a long, successful career in the Mad Men-esque drinking culture of advertising, Laura got sober and quickly became recognized as a fresh voice in recovery, beloved for her soulful and irreverent writing online and in print. She has been published in The New York Times and her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, the Today show, and more. In 2020, Laura founded The Luckiest Club, a global sobriety support organization.


  • Our individual experiences of sobriety
  • Our thoughts on the current state of affairs and why we’re so divided as a collective
  • The problem with “keeping the peace” and why speaking your truth is the ultimate invitation to expansion
  • What’s really behind feelings of resentment and how they often lead to addictive behaviours