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Home Remedy for the Covid19 Lockdown Hangover

Elder flower cocktail - Hangover remedy for Covid19 Binge drinking

If you’ve been drinking too much during these past two months of the Covid19 lock down, you are not alone. It’s not a surprise that in countries where alcohol was deemed essential the sale of alcoholic beverages is booming. In the UK, sales were up by 22% in March. US sales of alcoholic beverages have

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Breaking the Spell of Wine o’Clock

Woman enchanted walking into wine o clock spell

I think that it was the author Lucy Rocca who coined the term Wine Witch. Belle, who writes the blog Tired of Thinking about Drinking, came up with a malevolent wine o’clock voice named Wolfie. In the rational recovery program, the smiling assassin’s Drink Now voice is called The Feast Beast. And indeed, what I

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55 Great Reasons to be Alcohol Free

About five years ago I realized that my wine o’ clock routine was no longer an indulgence but a “ball and chain”. I could stop drinking for a week here and there but once I started again the cycle renewed. Days began with a vow “never to drink again“ but ended with a “well deserved“,

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