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How I Stopped Drinking by Writing it Out

If you’ve read anything about how to stop drinking you’ve most likely heard of the wine witch, Wolfie, the monkey on your back, or any number of metaphorical monsters used to describe the little voice in your head. The voice that suggests “just one drink”. Just one drink after you have fought so hard to

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Thought for the Day

Wash Rinse Repeat. Drink Drunk Shame.
–or–
Wash Rinse Repeat. Think Feel Evolve. Keep going…
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This is Us

Alcohol Abuse has very far reaching effects. To realize that my feelings of being “less than” are caused by those experiences rather than truth. I am not “less than” those who were brought up by present parents. Yes, I know that no family is perfect. I had plenty of friends with parents who were doing a far better job than mine. That was because she couldn’t cope, it was not because I didn’t deserve it. It is past time for me to stop thinking of myself as “less than”.
I am not “less than”.
Be the change you want in your life.

Hard Selling the "Wine o' Clock" Routine is Deadly Business

In honor of Anne Hathaway’s elegant statement on the Ellen Degeneres show that she would not drink until after her son is an adult, not because she claims to be an alcoholic but simply because she wants to be present in his world without the morning after fall out of “not drinking well” , we

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The Conversation in my Head

I hear a distant voice telling me I deserve a reward. “You’ve done well” it says.“Damn right!” I proudly proclaim“You deserve a treat” I hear, “You should celebrate”.
“I should” I think to myself, “I do deserve it”.
“A nice glass of wine or a whiskey would be a good way to mark the milestone” whispers the voice.