A step-by-step guide to unravel this question.

If you've ever struggled with drinking too much and want to learn how take a break without feeling like you're missing out on life, look no further.

I wrote Why Can't I Drink Like Everyone Else? to share with people the tools I use with my one-on-one clients and show people that you can answer this question without labels or shame. 

Struggling with drinking too much doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with you or your brain, and it’s not a sign that you lack willpower or that you have a character defect.

Drinking too much is simply a habit that you unconsciously learned in an attempt to feel better. It feels difficult to change because you don’t understand what’s driving it.

Drinking too much is simply a habit that you unconsciously learned in an attempt to feel better.

I explain just how much power you have to feel better without needing to distract yourself from anxiety, stress, insecurity loneliness or whatever discomfort you feel.

Too many people think the answer to forget about feeling stressed, insecure, lonely, or whatever else is bothering them is at the bottom of a glass. But whatever temporary relief you get from alcohol will only ever be fleeting.

Whatever temporary relief you get from alcohol will only ever be fleeting.

Each time you turn to a drink to take the edge off, relieve stress, or just feel better, you miss out on the opportunity to learn how capable you are of being with any emotion and how powerful you are to generate better feelings on your own.

Why Can't I Drink Like Everyone Else? outlines:

  • How the most common frameworks for understanding over-drinking miss the mark.
  • Why alcohol can feel like a crutch and how not to need it.
  • The surprising answer to what’s really fueling your desire to drink.
  • How to have fun, feel confident, and deal with stress without a glass in your hand.
  • The reason why willpower and discipline aren’t the solution.
  • Techniques for overcoming the most common obstacles.
  • How to take a break from drinking without feeling miserable or like you’re missing out.

It really is simpler than you think.