Living the Benefits of Quitting Drinking Alcohol for Good

Living the Benefits of Quitting Drinking Alcohol for Good

And there we have it…Day 365…Challenge Done!!!

I have learned so much about so much doing this challenge, from a personal level to a professional level. It has given me a much better understanding of the subject of habit change and in particular changing the alcohol habit – extermination of the habit, to be precise. Hopefully, a lot of that has transferred out to you in these videos.

Today’s video is all about living the benefits of not drinking any more. Now, starting every day without a hangover is one thing. It’s something that as drinkers we have all experienced, at one time or another. In this video I wanted to talk about what it’s like to get away from the whole boozy life. What is it like to get up every morning and not have to think with a drinker’s brain any more. What is it like to be free of that self-made mental cage?

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The Discomfort of Quitting Drinking is Inevitable, Why Not Now?

The Discomfort of Quitting Drinking is Inevitable, Why Not Now?

What makes you want to quit drinking? What’s the difference between needing to quit drinking and wanting to quit drinking? There’s a big difference. In this video we going to look at how to find your reason why, connecting to your values, finding your compelling purpose, and taking your Dickens trip.

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If You Don’t Want to Quit Drinking, You Won’t Quit Drinking Long Term

If You Don’t Want to Quit Drinking, You Won’t Quit Drinking Long Term

Today, I want to talk about the topic of wanting to quit drinking. If you don’t want to quit drinking, you’re going to find it very difficult to do this in the long-term. There’s a big difference between wanting and needing to quit. Most of us get into quitting drinking because we have to stop, for one reason or another. We know we need to do this, but there is a reluctance to start and once we do start, a period of mourning for our loss. Sometimes this mourning period never ends. That’s why you have so many people still referring to themselves as alcoholics even decades after they have taken their last alcoholic drink. What can we do?

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Who Are You Blaming for Your Alcohol Problems?

Who Are You Blaming for Your Alcohol Problems?

It’s one of the easiest things to blame other people or your environment or your talents for where you find yourself today. A much more productive thing would be to examine how much faith you have in your own ability to respond. It’s in your responsibility, that 100% responsibility that you know you need, and by looking at your past mistakes. This is where you will find all the answers as to why you are where you are today. As soon as you start to blame anything outside yourself, you give up so much of your own power, you start to shrink back into yourself, not growing, receding. Stop playing the victim to the circumstances that you created.

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Alcohol Relapse Prevention-Many Defeats Does Not Equal Being Defeated

Alcohol Relapse Prevention-Many Defeats Does Not Equal Being Defeated

“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” Napoleon Hill.
What are the things you can do to turn a defeat into a part of the plan? Where do you look? This post looks at looking at yourself and your mindset, the dynamic process of change, and finally looking at the word ‘defeat’.

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How Do I Stop Drinking? Find Your Passion to Fuel Any Lifelong Change

How Do I Stop Drinking? Find Your Passion to Fuel Any Lifelong Change

Today I’m talking about finding your passion to fuel any change in your life… If you have a passion that you want to achieve in life, you have something that is pulling you forwards and you don’t have to be pushed… It’s a much more productive frame of mind. I talk about focusing on the right direction and how to do that, how to have the right perspective and attitude, and surrounding yourself with the right people.

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Alcohol Is Not Your Friend Alcohol Is Your Enemy…

Alcohol Is Not Your Friend Alcohol Is Your Enemy…

The topic of today’s video is looking at how alcohol affects your life, physically, mentally, spiritually,… Through every aspect of your life in fact… Now, it’s not that alcohol itself is a damaging substance for your body, it’s not. Your body is quite capable of handling small amounts of alcohol, it produces small amounts of alcohol as part of the digestive processes… But, the amount of alcohol that it takes to get drunk are super excessive. Your body has got nowhere near the capacity to deal with this. In the short-term, the damage can be mitigated through other physical elimination processes, through being young, or because every time you suffer the consequences of a hangover, your whole system is trying to tell you to stop through various pain mechanisms… But, we don’t listen… We have to get to the understanding that alcohol is not your friend. I hope you enjoy this video.

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The Benefits of Fooling Yourself

The Benefits of Fooling Yourself

In today’s video I talk about the benefits of fooling your mind, positive foolery 🙂 How our brain tries to fool us all the time, how we have a natural aversion for making mistakes, and the benefits of faking it until you make it.

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Your Body Can Stand Almost Anything - It’s Your Mind You Have To Convince

Your Body Can Stand Almost Anything – It’s Your Mind You Have To Convince

Your body and mind are not separate. In this video, I talk about how – if you can convince your mind, your body and emotions will follow. Then we look at your pain and some techniques to overcome physical or psychological discomfort…

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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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