Tag: self-determination

  • Finding the Courage to Go Sober

    Finding the Courage to Go Sober

    Have you ever heard alcohol described as liquid courage? When you were young were you told to drink like a man, or that booze would put hair on your chest? As a young woman, I often took pride in drinking dangerously. I associated drinking with my badass identity. But it took far more courage for […]

  • From Sober Curious to Sober Courageous

    From Sober Curious to Sober Courageous

    A post in our online community about the keys to sobriety got me thinking about courage. I wrote something about courage as a key to being sober in my comment and then stumbled across this in Haruki Murakami’s book, The Wind-up Bird Chronicle : “Curiosity can bring guts out of hiding at times, maybe even […]

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