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Quit Drinking Alcohol and Taking Responsibility for Your Own Health

Quit Drinking Alcohol and Taking Responsibility for Your Own Health

Poor lifestyle choices, such as smoking, alcohol use, poor diet, lack of physical activity and poor stress relief are key contributors in the development and progression of preventable chronic diseases, including obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and several types of cancer. Almost 90% of hospital admissions and prescription costs are for treatment of chronic diseases. Fortunately, over 75% of these chronic illnesses can be treated by the choices that we make in our lives. I think that number can be pushed even higher with preventative measures, stopping smoking, quitting drinking, eating healthy, and getting regular exercise. In other words, your health is in your hands and it’s your responsibility!

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How to Get Rid of Your Energy Vampires?

How to Get Rid of Your Energy Vampires?

There are just so many things in this life that can drain you of energy, so many people as well. What can you do about it? How can you get rid of these energy vampires?

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Everything in Moderation

Everything in Moderation

You have heard of the phrase, everything in moderation. What does it really mean and how to we use it to justify our instant gratifications?

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Fear Kills More Dreams Than Failure Ever Will

Fear Kills More Dreams Than Failure Ever Will

There is no real point in worrying about something, fearing what might or might not happen. This is one of the biggest obstacles to anyone trying to quit drinking, or make any other changes in their lives… The inner circle of comfort loves predictability, repetition, uniformity… It hates fluctuation, uncertainty, or vulnerability. These cause anxiety and anxiety produces fear. As I said, mostly fear is unwarranted and it only exists in your mind. Like any other thought, fear will remain as long as you focus on it… The only way to stop fear in its tracks is to move into positive action and fear will be shown up for what it really is.

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What Does Your Partner Think of You After You Have Quit Drinking?

What Does Your Partner Think of You After You Have Quit Drinking?

This video is in answer to an email I received where the person asked if my partner had given me any feedback on the changes that they have seen me.

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The Reasons I Still Think About Drinking Alcohol

The Reasons I Still Think About Drinking Alcohol

Yes, I still think about alcohol. And it’s not just because I’m writing or talking about it every day. Some things just don’t ever go. However, the way you think about things alters when you push yourself to make consistent deliberate self-directed changes in your life.

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Connecting with your Emotions without Alcohol

Connecting with your Emotions without Alcohol

Today’s video is in answer to an email from a listener who just can’t find some of his emotions unless he drinks.

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Are You Afraid of Inadvertently Drinking Any Alcohol?

Are You Afraid of Inadvertently Drinking Any Alcohol?

What does it mean to inadvertently drink? Is that fear logical? In today’s video, I look at what alcohol is in relation to it’s place in our bodies, what the real problem of consuming alcohol is, and where you might be better to put your focus.

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The Strength for Quitting Alcohol Comes from Persistence

The Strength for Quitting Alcohol Comes from Persistence

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence. Persistence is one of the best habits you can ever develop because it will help you throughout your life in a variety of different areas. Napoleon Hill said that “Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steal”. How successful you are in any of your endeavours will be largely determined by your levels of persistence and discipline.

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The Discomfort of No Booze Offers the Greatest Potential for Growth

The Discomfort of No Booze Offers the Greatest Potential for Growth

Most people don’t change beyond the inevitable changes that happen TO them. They like to remain in their comfort zones for life.
All change happens outside of that cushioned life. The best changes that you can make, the self-directed changes, mean that you have to deliberately push yourself out of your comfort zone… That’s even more difficult…
With changes that are forced on you, you have no choice… But there is a choice with self-directed change… It’s very easy to run back into your shell, hiding in the comfort of your sheltered self. Stick out the discomfort. It’s only on the other side of that discomfort that the truly magical things in life are found.
I hope you enjoy this video!

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