QUITTING DRINKING – WHY CAN’T I JUST MODERATE?

If you are using willpower to moderate your drinking, then all you are really doing is fighting against your desire. Why moderation doesn’t work…

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SURELY ONE WON’T HURT. WE MEET GAYLE.

SURELY ONE WON’T HURT. WE MEET GAYLE.

I wasted so many precious moments with my kids thanks to alcohol and they missed out on so much too because I was either … View Post
DRINKING WASN’T MY PASSTIME, IT WAS MY IDENTITY.SO I QUIT.

DRINKING WASN’T MY PASSTIME, IT WAS MY IDENTITY.SO I QUIT.

Right up until the moment I quit I thought I would always be a drinker. I would never give up alcohol. Life was too … View Post
SHOVE & NUMB. BY TRACIE.

SHOVE & NUMB. BY TRACIE.

Maintaining sobriety can be brutal. Just when you think you’ve got things covered, the monster rears its ugly head – let battle commence. So, … View Post
BRITISH WOMEN ARE AMONG THE HEAVIEST DRINKERS IN THE WORLD.

BRITISH WOMEN ARE AMONG THE HEAVIEST DRINKERS IN THE WORLD.

Do you feel free? Perhaps you feel held captive by a society that promotes drinking alcohol as, well, “absolutely fabulous”? Did you know that … View Post
WHAT HAVE I LEARNED SINCE BINNING THE BOOZE.

WHAT HAVE I LEARNED SINCE BINNING THE BOOZE.

Giving up alcohol isn’t the same as taking a magic pill. Wouldn’t that be lovely? But leading a booze free life exposes … View Post
WORDS OF WISDOM. WE MEET ANNE.

WORDS OF WISDOM. WE MEET ANNE.

Something was holding her back. Closer examination revealed Anne's relationship with alcohol was holding her back. View Post
HOW TO MAKE IT STICK.

HOW TO MAKE IT STICK.

Hot on the heals of our very open and frank chat about quitting alcohol, we’re honoured to feature the writing of Tracey-Anne. Giving … View Post
A THOUSAND SPLENDID SOBER SUNS. (1/4)

A THOUSAND SPLENDID SOBER SUNS. (1/4)

And so it transpired that November 7th 2018 was my one thousandth day sober. It’s something I’ve wanted to write about for some … View Post