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How to Stop Drinking Away the Pain-

I spent a long time not wanting to drink and found myself drinking anyway.  Sometimes it was a learned response to my body’s signals for something else like hunger or thirst. Sometimes I drank to numb emotional pain. If you spell the acronym HALT – hungry, angry, lonely, tired- those are the triggers that set off

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Sober Momentum- Enjoying the Journey Alcohol Free by Learning to Tone Your Vagus Nerve

woman in forest of flowers toning her vagus

Boozing too much builds unhealthy neural pathways. It’s fair to say that most of us stop regulating our emotions in healthy ways when we routinely drink through life’s ups and downs. In my case, I was managing all my emotions with alcohol. There wasn’t a single feeling that I didn’t think would be better filtered

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There is no drug Sweeter than my Sobriety

Sober Curious No More ! There it is 100 Days Alcohol-Free ! Well you could have knocked me over with a feather. I didn’t plan to quit drinking until the day it happened, instantly upon reading the article here, Guide to the first month of Sobriety….For the Sober Curious. It was the first time I had

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2 years sober and what I know

Drawing of person as a tree, sober inspiration

Two Years Sober ! It has been interesting and at times very challenging. My sobriety led to the end of my relationship with an abusive partner. It led to moving back to my home town, finding a job, then moving again and holding down a fulltime job that required a lot of traveling. All really

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