Tag: Anxiety

Using Alcohol to Control Anxiety

Anxiety and Alcohol

If you think about it logically everyone who drinks alcohol for the very first time and continues to drink it over the following years drinks it for one simple reason and that is to change their brain patterns with a drug. Maybe a small change, maybe a large change. But we put alcohol (or any

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CBD Oil Helped Me Stay Sober

After experiencing depression in my early twenties and being put on mind-numbing drugs for a period of time, I have developed a sixth sense of awareness for when I feel myself slipping back into that unexplained ‘sadness’, that ‘scary’ place. Six weeks ago when I realized that my anxiety and mood swings were leading me

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Staring it Right in the Eyes

I look away when things are scary. When I’m filled with fear, I try to control other things because I feel like I can’t handle it. I get light-headed, nauseous, sweaty, panicked. There is a ringing in my ears. Sometimes when it’s not as bad, I just procrastinate instead. I do laundry, shop online, watch

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"I would die for my children but I could not stop drinking for them"……

There is a very good reason that after over three years alcohol-free I still blog about sobriety most days. I’m going to do whatever it takes to hold onto my freedom because alcohol addiction is serious business. The risk of relapse is high even after years of sobriety, but I believe the key is to

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Staring it Right in the Eyes

I look away when things are scary. When I’m filled with fear, I try to control other things because I feel like I can’t handle it. I get light-headed, nauseous, sweaty, panicked. There is a ringing in my ears. Sometimes when it’s not as bad, I just procrastinate instead. I do laundry, shop online, watch

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