Hey! I Quit Drinking But Now I Have No Self Confidence

self confidence

 Are you using alcohol to fake self-confidence? In my work, I talk to people every day who are considering moderating their alcohol consumption rather than quitting drinking because they believe alcohol gives them the self-confidence and courage to do things that they couldn’t when not drinking. One email I received recently was from someone […]

Naltrexone Alcohol Medication For Problem Drinking Explained

Back to Social Drinking

Considering Naltrexone Alcohol Medication When I finally threw in the towel and acknowledged that I had zero control over the booze. For what I thought was the final time in July of 2007, I managed to go an astounding nine calendar months sober at the same time preserving a successful career and family life. I […]

Is Everything in Moderation the Secret to Controlling Alcohol Use?

Controlling Alcohol Use With Moderation

 Controlling Alcohol Use With Moderation? At some point, many problem drinkers ask the question, “Should I quit drinking completely or cut back and try to moderate?” If you take a look around, it may appear everyone else is able to drink in moderation, and you might even feel envious, wishing you could do the […]

5 Ways Your Life Will Change After Quitting Drinking

After quitting drinking life gets so good

Life After Quitting Drinking Rocks! Now that you’ve decided to quit drinking, there are so many changes that await you. Some of these changes might be instantly positive, some might turn your whole life around, some might be challenging, and some might need a lot of work. Some of them might require you to completely […]

How To Stop Being Lonely… Without Using Alcohol

How to Stop Being Lonely

Are you using alcohol to cope with loneliness? There are millions of people around the world suffering from a miserable condition. However, only a comparatively small number of them will admit to it. Yes, there is a lot of shame and stigma attached to openly acknowledging that you are lonely. Declaring yourself to be lonely […]

15 Sober Activities for Yourself or With Friends That Will Promote Recovery

Sober Activities

15 Sober Activities for Yourself or With Friends Did you know that more than 14 million adults in the United States have an alcohol use disorder? Approximately 9 million of them are men while about 5.1 million are women. Although it can be fun to share one or two drinks with friends from time to time, […]

Alcohol And Relationships: How Intimacy Changes When You Get Sober

Alcohol And Relationships

Alcohol And Relationships… The Big Impact One of the biggest things alcohol addiction effects is your relationships, and a big factor in relationships is sex and intimacy. It’s also one of the biggest areas of improvements in your life once you get sober. It doesn’t matter if you’ve lied, stolen, or stabbed friends in the […]

Natural Remedies for Alcohol Withdrawal: How to Safely Detox

Remedies for Alcohol Withdrawal

Natural Remedies for Alcohol Withdrawal What if you could quit drinking without expensive rehab? Without the guilt and the shame and without blaming yourself? If the anxiety of quitting or just merely thinking about the withdrawal symptoms are too much to bear then that makes AA out of the question. So what can you do? You might want […]

Giving Up Alcohol Does Not Require Willpower

Giving up alcohol can be easy

 Giving Up Alcohol Can Be A Simple Process Worried about your drinking and considering giving up alcohol? Medical researchers and scientists still can’t agree on all the contributing components of addiction, which makes it difficult to conquer. What everyone agrees on is overcoming addiction cannot be conquered by willpower alone. It takes other resources, […]

There’s Nothing Wrong with You If AA Doesn’t Work

AA Doesn't Work

AA Doesn’t Work For Most People… But That’s Okay While alcohol is the one specific problem for many — with excessive drinking causing over 80,000 deaths per year in the U.S. alone, there is not one specific solution that fits everyone that has a problem with alcohol. Yet, Alcoholics Anonymous has been touted as the only solution in the mainstream treatment […]