Alcoholic Help | Cut Yourself Some Slack | Habits Don't Die | SDA19

Alcoholic Help | Cut Yourself Some Slack | Habits Don’t Die | SDA19

This is week 19 of my journey into alcohol mastery! The party is over and it’s back to normal. 19 weeks off the booze and a big test behind me. I had the old habits surfacing at the family gathering, as much as I had expected. I indulged in some of the old habits and avoided others. A great time was had by all, but thanks that it’s over!

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The Further From Alcohol The Better The Life | Enjoy Yourself | SDA18

The Further From Alcohol The Better The Life | Enjoy Yourself | SDA18

Stop Drinking Alcohol Week 18 This week I talk about my Father’s 80th birthday, bless him! He’s getting on but still enjoys every moment of his life. My whole family is descending on this quiet little Spanish town and there’s gonna be some ribbing when they find out I’m not drinking any more – oh…

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Giving Up Alcohol - Thinking About the Long Term - Pure Joy | SDA17

Giving Up Alcohol – Thinking About the Long Term – Pure Joy | SDA17

This is week 17 of my journey into alcohol mastery! The theme of this week’s tally is to look at things in the long term rather than the short sightedness that comes from only looking at things in the moment. Short term thinking can be hazardous to your health and your life…

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How to Control Your Negative Alcohol Thoughts and More | SDA 16

How to Control Your Negative Alcohol Thoughts and More | SDA 16

How do you control your negative thoughts when you are quitting drinking alcohol?

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The Alcohol Disease Theory

Today, just a quick look at the theory of alcohol disease… We only show a single pattern of drinking… We will drink more and more, the problems to our mental and physical health will get worse, and our place in society will deteriorate…We drink involuntarily. Our cravings are irresistible. Once we begin drinking, we cannot stop. We can’t quit without medical intervention… the cure…We are not responsible for what we do under the influence…

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Alcohol Addiction: My Alcohol Story

I’m going to kick off another series of videos about alcohol addiction with a brief look at my story. I talk about starting drinking at an early age and progressing to the pubs as soon as I could legally get in the door. I go into starting to hide from problems with alcohol and eventually trying to overcome tragedy by drinking myself stupid every night.

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How to Stay Focused After You've Stopped Drinking Booze | SDA15

How to Stay Focused After You’ve Stopped Drinking Booze | SDA15

This is week 15 of my journey into alcohol mastery! Unfortunately, due to a major brain fart, the site was offline for most of the week… I learned the hard way how to migrate a website from one host to another… I talk about the need to focus in the present moment… it’s the only place where you can make changes… the past is gone and the present hasn’t happened and might never happen. We need to focus our energies on what we can do right here and now in the present. We only need to deal with things in the context of the situation that we’re in… It stops a lot of overwhelm!

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Fourth From the Top For Irish Drinks

The Irish drink more than almost anyone else in the world… In terms of recorded alcohol consumption, Ireland comes fourth in the world…Yep, it explains a lot….

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After Quitting Alcohol - Having Quiet Time is Sanity Essential | SDA14

After Quitting Alcohol – Having Quiet Time is Sanity Essential | SDA14

This is the Thursday Tally 14. This week it’s all about relaxation. Spring is here and the weather is lovely. I talk about my ups and downs as normal. My tip of the week is to chill and find yourself some quiet space for time on your own… it doesn’t have to be for long, just enough to get your thoughts together, breath, and relax…

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Did You Lose Weight After You Stopped Drinking? How I Did it!

Did You Lose Weight After You Stopped Drinking? How I Did it!

This is a question about weight loss. I’m the lowest weight I’ve been in a long time, probably about 10 or maybe 15 years… Stopping drinking has made a huge impact. I did lose weight before, but it always came piling back on once I had a couple of splash sessions…

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