Cravings change over time. To start with, distraction and substitution are great techniques to help you put down the bottle. But, in the long term, I found that they weren't enough...
Feeling a bit "meh"? It's hard to embrace a change in lifestyle if your mojo is low. Here are three steps to help you get your mindset in the "right place" and start (or restart) your sober journey!
What is it that sets off that urge for wine? A trigger! In this episode I'll share with you, my Seven Deadly Triggers...
In this episode, I'll chat about "healthy boundaries" and why it's good for us to say NO...
Stuff I have learned along the way (and still learning)!
Just finished Dry January? Wondering what to do? Feeling a bit conflicted? Have a listen, as I explode some myths about your month off booze..
It's been two years since I started Sober Sassy Life...
"The reasons why I drank are far less important to me, than the reasons why I will never drink again". Nevertheless, sometimes stories can help others. I hope this one can.
Like it or not we all get older. A disturbing trend is that older women are drinking more than ever..
Today, I'm chatting about our brains on and off booze, and how to get through Post Acute Withdrawal Symptoms.
Life has got so much simplier since I quit drinking...also What's New and Booze in the News...
Today I'm chatting about Echo Chamber, what they are, how we can into them, and how they hinder sobriety. Also Booze in the News and details about Sober Made Simple and Let's Chat - two new resources from Sober Sassy Life..
Do these magical dates for "Fresh Starts" put us under too much pressure?
Also, I talk about this week's Booze in the News (Baby Boomers v Millennials booze consumption) and What's New this week at Sober Sassy life.
You can also watch this episode LIVE on Youtube.
What would you do? How would start afresh? Sharing some new goals for the rest of my life..
Are you doomed to be in the Hallway of Recovery forever? What's stopping you from opening that door...
Sometimes those memories from our drinking past are not pleasant. But sometimes they serve a purpose.
Do all these crystals, potions and cleanses actually help your sobriety? (Warning this one gets a bit sweary)
As summer is upon us, I wonder - is there is a better time of year to quit drinking?
I started writing a blog to keep myself accountable - now it's much more than that.
Nausea? Upset stomach? Every pill designed to 'cure" us has a side effect? But what about the side effects of a very simple 'cure', available to all of us?
Looking back over the last couple of years, and also, what's planned for June.
Think you haven't reached "rock bottom" yet? Listen in...