So many people believe that if you want to take a break from drinking, you should avoid alcohol so that you won't be tempted. On this episode of Take a Break, I explain why you don't need to isolate yourself, and how doing so can actually backfire when you want to change the habit.
The belief that you need to escape your life in order to solve your problems is incredibly common. I'll explain why this is, how this belief works in the think-feel-act cycle, and why this can cause problems when you want to take a break from drinking.
Tune in this week as I show you how you can use situations where people are drinking to your advantage, and successfully change your desire to drink.
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What You'll Learn from this Episode:
- How to gain awareness about the unconscious thoughts you have about drinking.
- Why alcohol itself doesn't create the feeling of desire, restriction, or longing.
- Why hiding from alcohol can backfire.
- How to challenge the belief that you need to isolate yourself if you want to change your drinking.
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