Monthly Archives: January 2020

Giving Up Alcohol Is an Act of Courage

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Giving Up Alcohol Is an Act of Courage Remove the stabilisers and ride the damn bike Kitiara Pascoe Oct 9, 2019 ‘Don’t you miss it?’ asks a friend, previously always horrified that I gave up drinking. ‘Nope. Actually, I wish I’d given up sooner,’ I tell them. Their question highlights the real truth behind many[..read more..]

The Zen Buddhist’s of Way of Accepting Who You Are

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The Zen Buddhist’s of Way of Accepting Who You Are How to dispel your anxiety by sitting down quietly and doing nothing. Brandon Long Sep 4, 2019 Most people in the Western world are tormented by their conception of their ideal self — it runs ahead of them like some phantom, beating them to every[..read more..]

Alcoholism is a Disease

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Alcoholism is a Disease: Let’s Treat it with Science, not just Willpower & Meetings Matt SalisFeb 26, 2019 · 6 min read I did the math. If I’m lucky enough to live to be 90 years old, I will take over 750 million breaths in my life, and my heart will beat over three billion times. My[..read more..]

Quitting alcohol — Day One Again?

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Quitting alcohol — Day One Again? Gayle Macdonald Dec 21, 2018 · 9 min read Going back to Day one again and again is very frustrating, upsetting and soul destroying when you are quitting alcohol. I see it all the time, it happens to the best of us and I too had my fair share[..read more..]

The Problem That Comes After Your Drinking Problem

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The Problem That Comes After Your Drinking Problem It was only after I walked away from alcohol that people thought I needed help Sara Nash, PhD, LMHC >Aug 16, 2018 · 9 min read I finally stopped using the addictive, carcinogenic drug ethanol, known by its street name alcohol, three months ago. I’m not counting the days[..read more..]

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