Some of the most common excuses and reasons people give me for why their situation is different or unique, and why your brain will always try to prove that to you.
Why believing that changing habits is hard stands in your way and slows down your progress.
Why the ability to feel restless when you have the desire to drink is key in extinguishing the mental drama that comes up in those moments.
What getting curious about your thoughts means and why most people aren’t in the habit of doing this.
The four most common reasons you think you drink too much and the real reasons why.
What it means to acquire a taste for alcohol, how it works, and why, if you want to change your relationship with drinking, it’s necessary to see how you’ve learned to like it.
Key questions you can ask yourself to see if your coping mechanisms are producing results you like, so you can choose different thoughts that may serve you better if they aren’t.
Why positive thinking backfires, how to redirect your brain in a way that will help you move forward, and the true power of learning to manage your mind.
How letting go of willpower will help you find moments of peace and joy and come out stronger on the other side of this pandemic.