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How to Fill the VOID When You Quit AlcoholRead more: How to Fill the VOID When You Quit Alcohol
Have you ever heard of “decision fatigue? The brain can only make so many “good” decisions in a day. When you set a goal in the morning to stop drinking alcohol, then find yourself with a glass of wine in your hands at 5 pm, that’s decision fatigue. People with a strong will and the […]
Tools to Help you Quit DrinkingRead more: Tools to Help you Quit Drinking
It is not easy to stop drinking and stay sober. Sometimes people try and fail, and try and fail, in an endless cycle of frustration. In our online community, we have a couple of sayings that are repeated often to people who are struggling to stay sober. The Trick To Quit Drinking is to Never […]
‘Twas a Sober OctoberRead more: ‘Twas a Sober October
‘Twas a Sober Octoberand all through my mindran a list of excuseswhy I should drink wine – Now I know that I promisedthis month I’d be good –I’d quit poisoning my bodyand take care as I should! But just when I thoughtthese days were a breeze,along came my triggersto tempt and to tease – First […]
Treats to Fill Your Sober October “Goody Bag”Read more: Treats to Fill Your Sober October “Goody Bag”
Did you decide to do a Sober October this year but are finding staying alcohol-free more difficult than you expected? Don’t give up! You just may find that with the right perspective it’s a pleasure to take some time alcohol-free. Alcohol-free IS Freedom. Freedom is not planning my social life around hangovers, not doing something […]
A Sober October Podcast “Extra” to Beat the Wine O’clock CravingsRead more: A Sober October Podcast “Extra” to Beat the Wine O’clock Cravings
Happy Sober October, everyone! We have 31 days to enjoy with clear minds and hearts unburdened by shame, our bodies free from poison, fatigue, and puffiness. 😎Sobriety is kryptonite to shame! Join us! What is the best way to stay alcohol-free today during those sensitive early evening hours? It can be hard to use some […]
Join Us For A Sober OctoberRead more: Join Us For A Sober October
The holiday season can be overwhelming if you’re trying to stop drinking or stay sober. Why not get a leg up on some alcohol-free time by joining us for our Sober October celebration? If you’ve ever planned to have “just one drink” and then don’t remember how you got home. If you ever started drinking […]
The Cost of Mommy’s Wine Time and How I Broke FreeRead more: The Cost of Mommy’s Wine Time and How I Broke Free
When my son was a baby, my drinking would have been considered part of what is now (the very normal and encouraged) “Mommy’s wine time” culture. I’d put him down for bed in the early evening – after a very long day of all things baby! – I’d flip on the baby monitor, head to […]
A Sober September Farewell to the Wine WitchRead more: A Sober September Farewell to the Wine Witch
Dear Wine Witch, Thank you. Thank you for always being there for me. You were always by my side for the good and bad, ups and downs through my adult life’s events. You never let me down, you were always there, so smooth, gentle, fresh – a pure delight. Well, unless I had too much […]
Alcohol and Exercise-Battling Diminishing ReturnsRead more: Alcohol and Exercise-Battling Diminishing Returns
Does exercise cancel out the deadly effect of too much alcohol? I’ve read that it does in articles online and I certainly tried to cancel out the alcohol toxicity with daily exercise when I was drinking. My routine became a binge and purge of drinking at night and running in the morning. But since I’ve […]
Your Grief Honors LoveRead more: Your Grief Honors Love
Today is September 11th. Today is a day of unease. We grieve those lost in the United States twenty-one years ago, but this year many people also grieve the recent loss of a monarch who served her country for over seventy years. We grieve as individuals for people lost, and we grieve as nations for […]
- Tool Kit
- How is Your Relationship With Alcohol?
- Are You Sober Curious ?
- How to Stop Drinking
- A Family History of Addiction
- Alcohol the Seductive Beast that Kills
- Alcohol, Brain Chemistry, Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity
- Emotional Sobriety
- Staying Sober
- Sober Milestones
- An Alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous and Traditional Recovery
- Debunking the Glamour of Mommy’s Wine Time
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