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How I Became Alcohol-Free – Thoughts on Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis

When you give up alcohol you have to go through a process of change. I don’t mean the change of you’ve decided to try stopping drinking alcohol. On its own, it can be argued that that statement is meaningless and possibly/probably bound to fail. Maybe you’ve made a decision to give up alcohol and you

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Musings from Five Years Alcohol-Free – Understanding WHY I Drank

I can remember being in awe of people who had gone for a long time alcohol-free. I never thought I’d do it. In fact, to be truthful I didn’t think I COULD do it. I’d tried to reduce, moderate, change the drink in my glass, go a month without and start again. When I drank

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Together We Grow

There are hundreds of thousands of people all over the world worried about what effect alcohol is having on their lives. Maybe they’ve seen their intake slowly creep up. Maybe they binge drink after going without alcohol for a long time. Maybe the effects they get from alcohol are getting increasingly uncomfortable for them. Maybe

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