Tag: Addiction

  • How to Avoid Relapse in Sobriety – You Don’t Have to Slip

    How to Avoid Relapse in Sobriety – You Don’t Have to Slip

    I’ve often heard people say that when you stop drinking it is all but impossible to avoid slipping at some point. The common assumption is that almost everyone will lapse or relapse in sobriety and that can be daunting because most of us work hard to stay alcohol-free. Did you know there are some warning […]

  • What Will Life Look Like If I Stop Drinking Today?

    What Will Life Look Like If I Stop Drinking  Today?

    There is a quote that I read in my first few months sober that said quite simply– “If you’re going to stop drinking you have to stop drinking” — seemingly obvious right? But somehow it seems to be the hardest thing in the world for so many good people. Have you ever felt trapped by […]

  • Stepping Out From Under the Influence

    Stepping Out From Under the Influence

    I used to look in the mirror the morning after a binge drinking session with heart palpitations and my head pounding, glazed eyes looking dully back demanding that ALCOHOL DOES NOTHING FOR ME! My problem with drinking and addiction, which stemmed from trying to numb trauma, didn’t really set in for me until I was […]

  • How to Fill the VOID When You Quit Alcohol

    How to Fill the VOID When You Quit Alcohol

    Have you ever heard of “decision fatigue? The brain can only make so many “good” decisions in a day. When you set a goal in the morning to stop drinking alcohol, then find yourself with a glass of wine in your hands at 5 pm, that’s decision fatigue. People with a strong will and the […]

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