Tag: Alcohol-Free

The Truth Behind the Statistics for Alcohol Awareness Month

Calculations on Computer Don't get lost in the numbers it's personal alcohol awareness month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month in the United States. Alcohol Awareness Month should be an important event considering current statistics of alcohol-related death, disease, and dependence but statistics can be mind-numbing. When I see the number 95,000 representing annual deaths by alcohol abuse in the United States, it is hard to wrap around the significance

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Tuned-In to the Kaleidoscope of Life at 4 Months Sober

Woman as Kaleidioscope Tuned in at 4 months sober

When I was a “life of the party” drinker, I spent a lot of time at bars and house parties. I had a particular fondness for dive bars. The darker and divier the better. I spent all my free time drinking with the same boring people in the same boring places and behaving in the

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Learning Self-Care in My First 100 Days Alcohol-Free

Golden Umbrella Learning Self Care in your first 100 days alcohol-free

It drives me crazy when I see alcohol marketed as a self-care necessity. Absolutely nothing could be further from the truth. I’m over 100 days alcohol-free now and feeling great but boy oh boy, did I ever neglect myself when I was drinking. I mean, I neglected pretty much everything when I was drinking, but

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Join Us for Dry January Support and Inspiration

Dry January 2021 New Year Fresh Start Boom Rethink the Drink

The beginning of a New Year is a common time to reflect on our lives and look forward to the changes we want to make. If you’re reading this, chances are that you’ve been reflecting on your life with alcohol and you don’t like what you see. Whether your goal is to do Dry January

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