Category: Ted’s Top Ten

Top Ten Random Tips on having a Great Alcohol-Free Weekend

10, Raise the “barrier” to drinking. Don’t keep alcohol at home. Don’t carry enough cash to buy booze. 9. Don’t skip meals. Eating healthy 3-4 times a day reduces alcohol cravings. 8. Act like you are in charge. Don’t think or talk like a victim, someone who can’t stop drinking. Actually, alcohol is powerless –

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Top Ten Answers for when that Little Voice tells us to have a Drink because we’re Down

10. No Because drinking can bring back memories of bad experiences, especially if they involved alcohol. 9. No because drinking can keep our anti-depressant or anti-anxiety meds from working. 8. No because drinking increases our chances of having an accident or doing something stupid – things which will only make us more down. 7. No

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Top Ten Lies Drinkers tell Themselves and Others

10. I have to drink; It’s the only way I can handle [fill in problem here]. – Of course drinking doesn’t “handle” anything, it just puts off having to handle it, and adds another problem. 9. My body can handle alcohol better than normal people, so I can drink more. – Handling alcohol is not

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Top Ten Signs you might have a hangover

This “Top Ten Post” was shared to the Boozemusings Community by @Ira from HSM. 10. You would rather have a pencil driven through your eye than be exposed to sunlight. 9. Trying to gain control of the situation, you continue to tell your room to “stay still.” 8. Looking at yourself in the mirror induces

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