Saying no to a drink is easy; the real challenge lies in dealing with the discomfort of an unanswered urge.
Explore the ins and outs of the “in-between” time: the place where you’re shedding one identity and beginning to create a new one. Why you need to learn how to navigate it, and how you can get started.
Learn why feeling pity for others isn't helpful, the reason no one likes being pitied, and why it's easy to fall into the trap of feeling sorry for yourself when it comes to your drinking.
Your body is telling you a story right now about your drinking. The question is: Are you listening?
The reason we are constantly in search of a reward when something good happens and the potential downsides of always augmenting positive emotions with food and alcohol.
This week on the Take a Break podcast, I'm discussing permission-giving thoughts, how they fuel the habit of drinking, and the most common one, "I deserve it."
Past results are never an indicator of future success. If you keep looking backwards for evidence that you can't change your drinking, you will never be able to change the habit.
This week, we look at why you're really not enjoying yourself when you don't have a drink in your hand.
Your opinion of you should be your number one priority. When you focus on what others think, it will keep you stuck and unable to change the habits that aren't serving you.