Tag: personal-growth

ALCOHOL PART 1, 2, 3 and 4

You have to trust the person that on day one knew it was the right choice to put down the drink

ALCOHOL PART 1 Over many years I was slowly sucked into papering over the thoughts in my head and the cracks in my life with the thought changing drug called alcohol. My growing dependence on my crutch was so subtle and so insidious that by the time I realised I was seriously trapped I couldn’t

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Deadly Procrastination – I’ll Stop Drinking Tomorrow…

sand slipping through hands deadly procastination stop drinking

Procrastination, I swear I could get a masters in it! Here is how my mind worked for years over how to start, stopping drinking. I want to stop drinking or at least to have a healthy cut-off switch with alcohol. I have niether…I could blame it on an extremely stressful life the last 3 years

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Creating the Journey – It’s in Your Hands

Crumpled paper to paper airplain- creating the journey alcohol-free

I really never thought I could stop drinking after 30 years of daily alcohol excess. I’ve had periods where I’ve drunk less ( less meaning about 6 units on weekday nights!!) but the nightly drinking was still constant even then. Over my entire 30-year drinking career, I have done one Dry January and have had

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Sparking Joy in the Mundane

Have you ever noticed how many hours of our lives we spend on the mundane? Loading the dishwasher. Cooking uninspired meals that feed our bodies but not our souls. The whole production required to make dirty clothes clean. Dusting. Every day we either dedicate hours to these tasks, or don’t… and suffer the consequences.  What

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