Tag: Sobriety

  • How do You Stop Drinking When You Love to Drink?

    How do You Stop Drinking When You Love to Drink?

    If you’re trying to stop drinking, how do you break the cycle of getting to day 3, or 5, or 7 alcohol-free, and finding yourself drinking again because you talk yourself into thinking that you can handle just one or two? How do you get to the point where you don’t retreat to old habits […]

  • Celebrate Arid August with Hope and Energy

    Celebrate Arid August with Hope and Energy

    I might still be stuck in a nightly black-out, binge drinking routine if I hadn’t found the book Drink by Ann Dowsett Johnson. I related to much of Ann’s story of addiction and was inspired by her recovery through Alcoholics Anonymous, but what left the greatest impression on me was her analysis of why so […]

  • Reach for Empowerment

    Reach for Empowerment

    “We Love it, we commiserate with it, we celebrate with it, but you have a Problem with It, and Nobody wants to talk to You” – That’s how the BBC series ‘Like Minds: Why is using alcohol to cope so common?‘ begins. Whether you call it alcohol abuse, alcoholism or alcohol use disorder, alcohol addiction […]

  • Break Free from the Status quo Rethink the Drink

    Break Free from the Status quo Rethink the Drink

    But that safety is not real. The love of your life is a snake in your bed. He offers you escape from all the big meanies and scaries, while he quietly tightens the noose around your neck and the bindings on your wrists and ankles.

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