Think about it this way
If alcohol made you happy
if it cured boredom
if it solved your relationship issues
If it gave more then it takes
Would you be reading this?
So if you’re thinking about drinking get on in here and yell HELP! ( every blue title will open a post in BOOM)
Because if you feed the beast in your brain it just gets bigger and bigger and bigger …..
dehydrate that bugger! Deny him the drink and he’ll blowwwwwwww away.
Here is a great post by MaggyM to remind you why you may think you want a drink but actually DON’T!
And our BrandNewStarts essential post on why you crumble in the late afternoon
and some thoughts on how posting to a community of peers can help you get sober and stay that way
Please don’t forget
And last but not least never forget that
No one ever woke up saying …. damn! I wish I’d drunk last night
Play it forward
Find natural remedies that work for you to release
And remember it is the anticipation that triggers the pleasure centers in your brain
Understand what your brain is doing from the perspective of neuroscience :
I have not learned to meditate yet .. I hope to … but this guided meditation is something that absolutely turns me to a river of calm
I don’t even sit when I listen to it
I lay down and close my eyes and drift away …. if you’re feeling edgy try it