Tag: How I Stopped Drinking

  • 4 Inspiring Videos to Celebrate Living Alcohol-Free

    4 Inspiring Videos to Celebrate Living Alcohol-Free

    Today is the first day of the rest of your life Hearing that phrase used to make me cringe. It is a celebratory phrase. A hopeful phrase. A phrase that conjures up promise and joy. Yet because I had heard that phrase associated many times with Alcoholics Anonymous it carried with it the stigma I […]

  • The Day I Turned My Life Around

    The Day I Turned My Life Around

    Not so long ago, I couldn’t imagine going a day without drinking. I drank 1-2 bottles of wine a night (or more). I remember feeling “proud” of myself when I came down to find that I hadn’t quite finished the second bottle, an inch of wine still left. What restraint I had shown! On a […]

  • How Do You Help Someone Stop Drinking Before it’s Too Late? What if It’s You?

    How Do You Help Someone Stop Drinking Before it’s Too Late? What if It’s You?

    When I was nearing the point where I had to stop drinking, or risk losing myself to alcohol, I turned to my Google bar and searched “what is a high functioning alcoholic?”. Like many people who develop a potentially life destroying problem with alcohol I was able to continue drinking heavily night after night because […]

  • You are Allowed to Change

    You are Allowed to Change

    We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis. —LeeAnn Taylor One of my wise yoga teachers said that anything can be healed from the inside out. She’s on the money with that one, because “from the inside out” is the way all transformation occurs. The caterpillar doesn’t start sprouting wing buds on its back that […]

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