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Taking You From Panic To Peace

How do you feel in the face of your favourite tipple or dessert?  Do they call to you, tempting you from your straight and narrow, leaving you helpless in the face of their ‘charms’?  Or can you take them or leave them – a little bit of what you fancy is fine, after all. So … Continue reading Taking You From Panic To Peace

Willpower Is The Hardest Route

We only need willpower to resist doing what we desire, the things we do want to do, not the things we truly don’t.  And because of our desire, it is the hardest, least successful method of long term change.

Self-Care is not Selfish. The Top 10 Tips That Helped Me Stop Drinking

When I stopped drinking, one of the first things that I realized was that I had no level of self-care - or self-love, or self-respect.  Actually, thinking about it now,  I had no sense of 'self' at all. Thankfully I learn quick - for good and for bad it seems - and I understood that … Continue reading Self-Care is not Selfish. The Top 10 Tips That Helped Me Stop Drinking

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)