Tag: self-discovery

  • Creating the Journey – It’s in Your Hands

    Creating the Journey – It’s in Your Hands

    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 […]

  • Courting My Wild Twin or My Self-Reconciliation in Sobriety

    Courting My Wild Twin or My Self-Reconciliation in Sobriety

    This week I’ve been reading Courting the Wild Twin, by Martin Shaw, which explores the myth that we all have a wild twin who was tossed out the window when we were born, and who carries with them much of our own wildness and vitality. Old folktales about our wild twins encourage us to mend […]

  • Finding Me… Alcohol-Free

    Finding Me… Alcohol-Free

    I’m somewhere in-betweenDon’t want to go outHappy to stay inDon’t feel sociable without boozeBut don’t want to give inI no longer see wine as a win So what will helpWhat will set my soul on fireAfter a day that’s either boring, stressful or just dire? I no longer want to take it down to the […]

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