Tag: Support

How I Became Alcohol-Free – Thoughts on Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis

When you give up alcohol you have to go through a process of change. I don’t mean the change of you’ve decided to try stopping drinking alcohol. On its own, it can be argued that that statement is meaningless and possibly/probably bound to fail. Maybe you’ve made a decision to give up alcohol and you

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Simple Solutions to Beat the Binge Drinking Routine

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During the six long years between the day I knew that I needed to stop drinking, and the day I finally did, there was a lot of pain and frustration that might have been avoided if I’d known a few simple things. It is, of course, obvious that if you’re going to stop drinking, you

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This is Us – Families, Addiction and the Legacy of Shame

Have you ever watched the show This is Us ? It’s a series that airs in the US. A show about families in all their brokenness and loving awesomeness. If you haven’t watched it and have it available, I highly recommend it but keep the tissues close by. Last night I watched a recent episode

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