• how to avoid groundhog day when you quit drinking

    How to avoid Groundhog Day when you quit Drinking

    How to avoid Groundhog Day when you quit Drinking In March 2018 I quit drinking for good, but that’s not to say I didn’t have many Ground Hog days, before I finally broke free from booze. I hate that film by the way, it has me squirming in my seat every time Bill Murray wakes […]

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    10 More Movies About Alcohol Addiction

    Ten more movies about alcohol addiction, recovery and sobriety to inspire and motivate you as you go through your own journey into self discovery. I must confess I haven’t watched all of these films but I do intend to watch them all. Watching films, reading books and blogs were vital to me in the early […]

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    Ten Tips to Help You Through Dry January

    Ten Tips to Help You Through Dry January As I write we are almost half way through the first month of a brand new year. How are you feeling? How are your resolutions coming along if you’ve made them? If you are taking part in Dry January, how is that going for you? Depending on […]

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    Why is Alcohol a Socially Acceptable Drug?

    Why is Alcohol a Socially Acceptable Drug? In this article we’ll be looking at why alcohol is a socially acceptable drug and how this developed from the post war years through to the present day.   What is Social Drinking? Alcohol and socialising have gone hand in hand for hundreds of years, in modern day […]

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    How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve When You’re Sober

    How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve When You’re Sober Just like Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, navigating your way through New Year’s Eve when you’re sober can be a huge challenge. It’s the one time of year when everyone seems to go a little wild, believing that it will all be okay tomorrow, that we’ll […]

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    Protecting Your Sobriety at Christmas

    Protecting your sobriety at Christmas According to Andy Williams, It’s the most wonderful time of the year but for those of us in recovery or early sobriety it can be extremely challenging, stressful and lonely. If you’ve read my other blog posts about Christmas and socializing, you will know that I always encourage you to […]

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    How to Have Fun Without Alcohol

    At this time of year, the question about how to have fun without alcohol usually pops up and you begin to worry that because you are not drinking then you will be no fun and people will think you are boring and you might even worry that you won’t have a good time yourself. Actually, […]

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