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  • Dealing with Addiction through Writing

    Dealing with Addiction through Writing

    Quitting drinking, whether with the idea of quitting for good or just taking a few months off, can reveal holes in our lives that we used to fill with drinking and we then search for ways to fill this hole with something else, to make us whole again. This blog post is an introduction to […]

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  • 10 best documentaries about alcohol addiction

    10 Best Documentaries About Alcohol Addiction

    10 Best Documentaries About Alcohol Addiction (BBC, HBO, NETFLIX) Here we have the 10 best documentaries about alcohol addiction covering a wide range of issues from the affects excessive alcohol consumption has on society, mental health and physical implications. This list includes documentaries about alcohol that come from various different angles, all are well worth […]

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  • How to Quit Drinking When you are Stuck At Home

    How to Quit Drinking When you are Stuck At Home

    How to Quit Drinking When you are Stuck At Home In light of the recent Cornavirus outbreak, I wanted to share with you some tips on how to protect your sobriety and quit drinking when you are stuck at home. I never thought I’d see Covid-19 and sobriety in the same sentence, but this outbreak […]

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  • sober bliss meets coins in a jar

    Sober Bliss Meets Coins in a Jar Podcast

    Motivation to Quit Drinking Alcohol With Coins in a Jar This week’s podcast episode talks motivation to quit drinking alcohol with coins in a jar. I talk to a wonderful, inspiring lady form south Africa, called Jo who began her journey to sobriety by starting a Facebook Page called Coins in a Jar. Jo wanted […]

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  • changes produced by alcohol

    Physical and Mental Changes Produced by Alcohol

    Physical and mental changes produced by alcohol In this article we look at both the physical and mental changes produced by alcohol. Alcohol effects everyone in different ways, in the short term we can see everything from personality changes on a night out to more serious effects that drinking has had in the long term. […]

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  • movies about alcohol addiction

    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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  • tips for dry january

    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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  • alcohol socially acceptable drug

    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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