Tag: soberinspiration

Top Ten Random Tips on having a Great Alcohol-Free Weekend

10, Raise the “barrier” to drinking. Don’t keep alcohol at home. Don’t carry enough cash to buy booze. 9. Don’t skip meals. Eating healthy 3-4 times a day reduces alcohol cravings. 8. Act like you are in charge. Don’t think or talk like a victim, someone who can’t stop drinking. Actually, alcohol is powerless –

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Join Us! for 100 Days of Change

While binge-listening to the SINCE RIGHT NOW podcast, I found myself absorbed in one called “100 Pedals”. It was about the program you’ll find at 100pedals.com. A program that began after its founder Dave received news that his youngest 20-something son was addicted to heroin, homeless, and in legal trouble. This always on-top-of-things great dad

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How to get From Here to There

I’ve been pondering the question of how to get from here to there when you stop drinking. Here of course being addicted to alcohol and there, being free from alcohol. This is a very different thing to ‘not drinking’. Not drinking is very hard work! It assumes that drinking is desirable but for some reason

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Finding the Right Team

I’ve never been very active in social media. Facebook has mostly been an easy way to share pictures of my kids with family and friends back home. I’m not even sure what Twitter is. But a little over a year ago, at one of the lowest points of my life, I found the support that

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