Insights from a (formerly) drunk mother

Understanding Your Drinking (part 2)

Last week’s blog on our road trip to Sobriety, was about the powerful and pervasive social conditioning around alcohol.  About the ‘why’ so many of us rush towards the ‘joy’s’ of drinking at each and every opportunity. Of what we are conditioned to feel that alcohol brings to our otherwise overstressed, time poor, slightly dull … Continue reading Understanding Your Drinking (part 2)

Understanding Your Drinking (part 1)

Social Conditioning around alcohol is so powerful that it is hardly surprising many of us get caught in the alcohol trap. But what is Social Conditioning? Where does it come from and why is it's influence so strong?

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TimeLine Therapy – Peaceful Compassionate, Self-acceptance of Who You Really Are

Too many of feel that we are not good enough, not worthy, not deserving.  feelings that deprive us of the life of peace and joy we all deserve, and using food and alcohol in an attempt to comfort those losses. We eat and drink in ways we are ashamed of, that make us feel we … Continue reading TimeLine Therapy – Peaceful Compassionate, Self-acceptance of Who You Really Are

A Journey Into Drinking – Life in What-The-Fork

Before we set off on our journey to Sobriety, we must program the sat nav of us. We need to enter not only our desired destination, but our start point as well.  So, where is our current location? In my experience, for those of us who have decided to undertake the (seemingly) arduous road to … Continue reading A Journey Into Drinking – Life in What-The-Fork

Coming Home To Me

Finding my way back to me............... For a very long time I was lost, completely lost and then I wasn't.  This is how I found my way home.  This is my journey back to me. There is someone waiting for all who are still suffering in their painful habit. Someone waiting at home with open … Continue reading Coming Home To Me