How you manage an urge – what you do when it comes up – makes a huge difference when you’re trying to take a break from drinking.
On episode 8, we talked about urges, what they are all about, and how to handle them. This week, I want to go deeper and give you a new way to think about an urge in a very helpful way as you’re doing this work.
Saying no to a drink is easy; the real challenge lies in dealing with the discomfort of an unanswered urge. And on this episode, I share a powerful metaphor to help you understand the mechanism behind why an urge is there in the first place.
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What You'll Learn from this Episode:
- A quick refresher on what an urge is and how you can handle them.
- The best approach for managing your urges.
- Why resisting, distracting yourself, or isolating yourself from others doesn’t work in the long run.
- A powerful way of thinking about urges to help you change your drinking.