Category: Beatrix

How to get From Here to There

I’ve been pondering the question of how to get from here to there…..here of course being addicted to alcohol and there being free from alcohol. This is a very different thing to ‘not drinking’. Not drinking is very hard work! It assumes that drinking is desirable but for some reason we aren’t very good at

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The Only Way to Fail is to Stop Trying

I’ve been free from the shackles of alcohol for over three years now and my oh my has life changed in the most wonderful of ways. Yet that amount of time ago, plus one day, I was gripped by an addiction to alcohol that had overtaken my life. Drinking was my favourite thing! Or at

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Three Years Alcohol Free and Looking Back on What Worked

I stopped drinking over 3 years ago and just these past few days I’ve been asked a few times for advice. I kept some of my old blog posts and was reading through them to see if any of them might be helpful…..It’s been quite an experience! Reading back through reminded me of what life

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Write Your Own Narrative

I’m starting a hypnotherapy course in October, and the reading I have been doing in preparation has taught me a great deal. Probably the most important thing I’ve learned, is how our daily experience is shaped by the stories we tell ourselves. Nine years ago, having been sober for four years, I had decided that

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