Tag: alcohol use disorder

Why is it So Hard? 4 Hurdles to Overcome When You Stop Drinking

Why is it so hard to stop drinking? That is a question often asked in our online community and the answer is not as simple as it would seem. When I was in my early 40’s I read Allen Carr’s Easy Way to Control Alcohol to try to answer that question for myself. I was

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Find Your Way Out – Let’s Get Real About Dangerous Drinking

Drinking alcohol is something that is so ingrained in our expectations of a normal way to live,  that it takes some pretty dramatic shake-ups for us to rethink how dangerously we drink. In 2020 at the beginning of the pandemic, our governments locked us down. As we began to stay home to protect our health

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30 posts for 30 days To Help You Quit Drinking

A big fear of mine when things shut down in Spring 2020 was being without booze. When we first locked down to prevent the spread of Covid19, many of our governments deemed alcohol an essential item and  I was comforted that drinking away the Covid lockdown blues would be celebrated as a natural reaction to

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Sobriety? It’s not Magic it Just Feels Like it Sometimes

A Letter to my Drinking Self 13 months ago- You are stronger than you know. Yes. Really you are. You just need to want sobriety bad enough. And right now you don’t. And you also do. You just won’t. You won’t look at how it’s damaging you. You won’t believe that people around you can

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