Monthly Archives: December 2019

The Second Hardest Part of the Sobriety Timeline

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The Second Hardest Part of the Sobriety Timeline Benya Clark Oct 25, 2018 · 4 min read The common wisdom is that the first three to five days of sobriety are the hardest. My personal experience of quitting drinking certainly fell in line with this. During my first days of sobriety, the physical symptoms of withdrawal were at[..read more..]

Trying to Moderate

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Trying to Moderate your Drinking can be a Dangerous Dangling Carrot. It’s time we let go of this illusion. Danielle Emrey Oct 5 · 4 min read   Just one bottle before the kids are in bed, and one bottle after. No more drinking after 8:00. No more drinking on the couch. Only on weekends.[..read more..]

The Trouble with “Cutting Back” on Drinking

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The Trouble with “Cutting Back” on Drinking Benya Clark When I first realized that I had a drinking problem, my solution was to try to cut back. I knew that I was drinking way too much and I even recognized that I had an addiction. Even so, the idea of going completely sober sounded like[..read more..]

How to Quit Booze When You Love Drinking

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How to Quit Booze When You Love Drinking Chelsey Flood May 10 · 7 min read Hangovers aren’t the only thing you lose when you quit drinking. Here’s how I learned to focus on what I could gain instead. It’s easy enough to let go of headaches, nausea and shame, but what about that first pint in a[..read more..]

Maintaining a Sense of Peace

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How to Maintain a Sense of Peace No Matter What Life Throws At You Melissa Chu  Oct 9, 2018 “Ships don’t sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don’t let what’s happening around you get inside you and weigh you down.” — Unknown Do you ever[..read more..]

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