When you stop doing something you’ve been doing for a while – in our case, drinking alcohol, you will get cravings you will probably be thinking about wine or beer all the time. However, your thoughts and feelings are not you and a mere thought cannot make you do anything you don’t want to do […]
When I got sober, my husband did too, we worked through it together. However, my journey to sobriety was very different to his, we had different struggles and certainly different starting points and past experiences. This guest post is by my lovely husband and I never knew the whole story, in fact some of it […]
When I realized I had to do something about my drinking, I was terrified and I know I wasn’t alone in having those feelings. I work with people all the time who tell me that fear is the main reason why they struggle to take that first step. I get it, it is scary when […]
What Happens when you First Quit Drinking? No matter what method you choose, when you first quit drinking you will experience a range of thoughts, feelings, emotions and physical stuff that you probably haven’t felt for a long time. Whether you do my program, another program or challenge, you will notice certain changes in your mind […]
Alcohol and Parenting – the one mixer you don’t need. A friend once said to me, “I can’t do parenting without wine and sometimes I need to get so out of it just to cope”
When I talk to people they say that the thing they struggle with most is the habit of having alcohol after work and what to do about it. This can be a very challenging aspect of going alcohol free and the one that most people say they have problems dealing with. If this is you […]
“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it” – Henry David Thoreau Drinking too much? When people say to me, ‘I can’t afford this right now’ my answer is always the same – Can you afford not to? The financial cost always comes up, after all the course is not […]
My First 100 Days Sober This is a huge milestone, a goal towards which many people work. They focus on it, it is motivational, something to achieve.