This time last year, when I posted an invitation in The FIX for Dry July, I got a bit of criticism in the comments that was worth thinking through. One of the comments on our Dry July articles suggested that it was irresponsible to cheerlead the idea of taking a month off drinking because stopping and
We’ve been told for years that drinking red wine and alcohol in general, can do everything from lower our risk of heart disease to help us control our weight. The recent reports that alcohol actually contributes to the development of 7 types of cancer has done little to hinder the marketing of wine and alcohol as healthy, essential, and fun. Dry July turns the whole shebang on it’s head by making it healthy, essential and FUN to NOT drink for a month while raising money to help people with cancer in the process.
So we start a little journey on a fun looking train, not sure where it’s destination is but it looks cool and exciting.We get off at our designated stop to go home safe and sound.We get on this same train again and again and it takes us on a pleasant journey and we disembark as
You know that Little Voice in your head ? That thirsty little voice that says you’ve earned a drink at the end of a long hard day even though you promised yourself earlier, when you woke up hung over again, that you were DONE WITH ALCOHOL ! It goes something like this : I hear
One of the things that I love about listening to podcasts, is the quality of people out there in the world who struggled with their alcohol demons, won big time, and are living joyfully sober. The people you meet in recovery circles are some of the most healthy, vibrant, creative, sensitive, wise, authentic, and radically