Category: Willow Finkelstein

How Drinking Too Much Alcohol Affects Your Looks

Woman crying How Drinking Too Much Alcohol Effects Your Looks

It’s easy to find articles online about how drinking alcohol affects your looks – Alcohol and Hair Loss: What You Need to Know How to Combat the Effects of Alcohol on Skin, According to an Expert How Does Alcohol Affect Weight Loss? But I think the effects of alcohol on your looks go much deeper

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Falling In Love With the Work of Sobriety as Personal Activism – With Reflections on the Words of John Lewis

Love Falling in Love with Sobriety as personal Activism

John Lewis, long time civil rights activist and career public servant was memorialized yesterday in Atlanta by former United States President Obama, Clinton, and Bush. Former President Jimmy Carter, at age 95, sent a statement that was read aloud. These were the last word that John Lewis shared before his death on July 17. It

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3 Months Sober and Unstuck!

Grafitti of man with Balloon 3 months sober and Unstuck

I honestly don’t think I would have stopped drinking had the pandemic not forced me to be alone with myself.  These past 4 months since the onset of covid have changed everything. I’ve never spent so much time alone, and to spend a majority of that time in a sober mind, facing my thoughts and

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Courting My Wild Twin or My Self-Reconciliation in Sobriety

Woman and reflection Courting my Wild Twin or My Self-Reconciliation in sobriety

This week I’ve been reading Courting the Wild Twin, by Martin Shaw, which explores the myth that we all have a wild twin who was tossed out the window when we were born, and who carries with them much of our own wildness and vitality. Old folktales about our wild twins encourage us to mend

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