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!
Is there a chance for humanity? And how does this relate to sobriety? (hang in there, all will be revealed)...
My spending habits were similar to my drinking habits - and so was the feeling of shame....
Sober Ever After, my new book is now available in an audio version.
This is the first chapter.
Is it the Russians? What effect is all this "Fake News" having on our drinking behaviour?
The only way to shift the conversation, to get the message to people who are still on the "top floors" of the alcohol elevator, is to come out of the Sober Closet...but that's easier said than done...
Change happens whether we like it or not. Part of the sober journey is figuring out how to deal with it.
Is full abstinence the only way? Or should we, in the Sober community be more supportive to those who are wanting to moderate?
If we hold out politicians to a high standard of integrity, shouldn't we do the same thing for ourselves?
How wine became my Spin Master...
Dealing with issues that come up during your sober journey..
Even when I was pounding out the miles, and finishing marathons, there was still something wrong...
What would I say to Younger Jackie? How can we make it easier for our young people to be sober, and still 'cool"?
However much work I do, FEAR can sometimes take over. I'm still a work in progress.
In today's episode I rant a bit, sorry..but seriously, yoga and booze? Is nothing sacred?
The perils of taking your Sober Blog into the public domain - some tips to help you maintain boundaries..
Finding out about myself, post - booze days.....will the real Jackie please stand up...
We all know that it's stupid, dangerous and irresponsible to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after we've been drinking. So why does it still happen and how do we stop it?
How Self Care became vital to my sobriety...
I'm in a funk. What happened to my Sober Joy??
Five things you should quit doing - it will make your sobriety easier, I promise!
Why do we make anything so complicated? And why are we obsessed with the "Big Picture"? Focus on the simple stuff..