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...
Am I anti-alcohol? Anti-drinking? No, absolutely not, but here are some things that I am against...
Why do we just keep on drinking when it's SO bad for us?
When do you turn the other cheek and when do you set boundaries? Determining the best reaction to situations can be harder early on in sobriety, when you are still 'second guessing" yourself..
Quitting the booze is not easy. But it doesn't have to be complicated.
In this social media age, it's easy to think that everyone else is having a better time of it than you...
How to we get to the Big Picture of our life? By ignoring it.....
When does that Tipping Point of Sobriety happen? When the struggle ceases and we embrace our new sober life?
Finding your reason for quitting and for staying sober. Figuring out what's in it for you...
Do it with good grace, or don't do it at all, my mum used to say. I've fallen into a bad habit again...
If you are clear about WHY you are quitting, the "How" becomes a lot easier. Today I'm talking about the impact alcohol has on our health - it should be a reason to quit, but often it's not.
Welcome to the introduction of a series of podcast episodes that will focus on the "nuts and bolts' of quitting and what comes afterward.
This series is an accompaniment to my new "How to Quit Drinking and Live Sober Ever After" which will be published late Jan/early Feb.
The other accompaniment is a YouTube Series that can be viewed via my youtube channel
Reset and reframe your thinking around drinking - here are some of the small but significant improvements to your life that you can expect once you quit drinking. And if you are a little further down the sober path - it doesn't hurt to remind yourself how far you've come!