Tag: Self Esteem

  • I am Curious

    I am Curious

    When I think about all the things that helped me get and stay sober, the no. 1 was Curiosity. You see, in 2015, at the age of 62, I have to admit I’d never done this before: never quit drinking, never considered I had a problem, never done a dry January (beyond my wildest imagination!). […]

  • I am Curious

    I am Curious

    Be curious about how each day will unfold, rather than “same old, same old” or even “one day at a time.” Be curious – We were all curious as kids. I recommend it as a life-saving/enhancing strategy.

  • Musings from Five Years Alcohol-Free

    Musings from Five Years Alcohol-Free

    I can remember being in awe of people who had gone for a long time alcohol-free. I never thought I’d do it.In fact, to be truthful I didn’t think I COULD do it. I’d tried to reduce, moderate, change the drink in my glass, go a month without and start again. When I drank I […]

  • Into the long grass: Relationships, self-worth and self-esteem in early sobriety

    Into the long grass: Relationships, self-worth and self-esteem in early sobriety

    Yesterday, I read a post written by a cyber friend of mine. I admire this young woman. She stopped drinking, walked away from an abusive relationship, packed her dog in her car and set off across America in search of a new and more fulfilling life. She has had her ups and downs, but in […]

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