55 Great Reasons to be Alcohol-Free with 12 posts to help you Stop Drinking and Stay Happily Sober About 10 years ago I realized that my nightly wine o’ clock routine was becoming a ball and chain. When I tried to stop drinking I could stop for a week here and there but once I
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Demystifying Sober for the Sober Curious I’m nothing short of stunned by the dramatic changes that have occurred in my life over the course of the past 5 weeks since I decided to commit to 3 months of sobriety. I’ve been thinking a lot about how to describe my experience to someone else in the
During the six long years between the day I knew I needed to stop drinking, and the day I finally did, there was a lot of pain and frustration that might have been avoided if I’d known a few simple things. It is of course obvious that if you’re going to stop drinking….you have to
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
Bad days, arguments, breakups, job losses, illness, death. These things happen. I remember after a particularly bad day, that could have been career changing, a friend of mine said ‘drinking won’t help’. I took no notice and dealt with the fallout with the world’s worst hangover. I now see that she was right. Shit happens. Alcohol causes stress, depression and anxiety. The easiest way to deal with shit is with a clear head and an open mind and a willing heart.