The Quiet Storm of Self that Emerged When I Quit Drinking

I drank to treat myself, to express myself, and soothe myself, but when I put down the wine I was doing it to save my life. Self-care, self-awareness, and self-realization are not what I expected to find when I stopped drinking, I just stopped because I had to. I was drinking considerably more than the

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What’s Your Secret to Sobriety?

Secret to Sobriety Fingerprint with dectective

Sometimes we need a gentle nudge to remind ourselves that the path towards sobriety is uniquely ours, like our fingerprints. With ridges, whorls, and loops, your fingerprints are unique to you and can’t be duplicated by me. And whilst you may try to imitate my fingerprints, they are mine alone and not for sale. To

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Sparking Joy in the Mundane

Have you ever noticed how many hours of our lives we spend on the mundane? Loading the dishwasher. Cooking uninspired meals that feed our bodies but not our souls. The whole production required to make dirty clothes clean. Dusting. Every day we either dedicate hours to these tasks, or don’t… and suffer the consequences.  What

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Breaking the Bond that Tied me Down – Goodbye to Alcohol

I believe we have the power sign -- Breaking the bond that tied me down Say Goodbye to alcohol

I still vividly remember the moment I said GOODBYE to Alcohol. As I poured that evenings first drink I knew I’d drink until I could drink no more, it was practically neat vodka that looked like week tea as it only had a tiny bit of coke in it. This had become my daily ritual.

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