Tag: drinking

Breaking Free

Change is hard. Most of us associate change with control. Controlling our appetites. Controlling our impulses. Ten or so years ago, when I found myself desperate to stop drinking, the first book I reached for was Allen Carr’s Easyway to Control Alcohol. Those Big Letters across the front really caught me. CONTROL- ALCOHOL That book

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Cognitive Dissonance

If you are out to dinner and are offered a glass of wine, you’ll most likely be questioned if you turn it down. We’ve been sold the idea that all but the hardest liquor is really quite soft. We’ve been taught to believe that wine is good for us. We’ve been taught that drinking is

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I’m Gonna ChangeEverything

Lollie Kay’s Dream Alley… A collection of sound, image, and musings from a sober artist in progress. Drinking and creativity have always been intertwined throughout my adult life. That’s hardly out of the ordinary. Alcohol and artists have always enjoyed each other’s company down through the ages. I’ve grown weary of that companionship and have

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Breaking Down the Myths: What can Alcohol REALLY do for You?

It’s a great idea to take a closer look at some of the cultural and marketing brainwashing about alcohol we’ve been swimming in our entire lives. Things like, “I need a drink to …relax, comfort myself, celebrate, dull the pain, feel less anxious, loosen up socially, enjoy life, be able to stand my family/spouse/children, numb

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