RE 240: How do I Make it Stop?

Rose took her last drink on March 12, 2019.  This is her story. Update on the Alcohol is Sh!t book!  The book is out!  Pick up your copy on Amazon here! On today’s episode Paul talks about Recovery...

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Ways to Ground Yourself in Sobriety

I'm going to cover the techniques I use to ground myself when I'm having a rough day, or am feeling anxious.  Let's face it, there can be times in sobriety when we find ourselves taking things one day at a time (ODAAT), or one hour at a time (OHAAT), or one minute at...

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The Unfu*ck Yourself Movement

I was in a bookstore at the airport the other day and noticed a trend while looking at the top twenty best sellers. There were several books with clear, unambiguous titles. Our society collectively is starting to wake up and is looking for ways to unfuck themselves....

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5 Reasons You Should Stop Drinking Alcohol

I was completely ignorant to how beneficial giving up alcohol would be to the overall quality of my life. After all, alcohol became me. I spent a huge chunk of my life intimately interacting with alcohol, completely isolated from any other solution. When I was first...

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How Quitting Drinking Made Me a Better Traveler

By Claire O'Brien   A few months before I quit drinking for good, the husband and I stole a few days to lounge on the sand at the Delaware Shore. It was September, and the air was still warm but the crowds had thinned, leaving us the wide beaches to ourselves. We...

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12 Reasons Why Sober is Better for 2019

The decision to cut alcohol out of your life will pay off huge dividends in 2019 and much longer. Trust me... Happy New Years Eve! Breaking news… You don’t have to drink today. In fact, over the years, I’ve met several people whose sobriety date was December 31st. You...

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The Empty Calories in Alcohol

I drank a lot of alcohol. Alcohol caused a lot of damage in my life. Was any of it good? Was I able to at least get some nutritional value from $14 beer night? Well, let’s take a look. Alcoholic beverages primarily consist of water, pure alcohol (chemically known as...

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The Cure to Addiction

I’ve been wanting to write this post for quite some time, and I’m excited to have finally done so. A cure to addiction... Is this even possible? Before we explore this, let’s take a snapshot of what addiction is right now.  At this moment in time, 2018, I feel we are...

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Alcohol – Meaning Body Eating Spirit in Arabic

“Al-khul (Arabic, meaning ‘body-eating spirit’. Etymological root of ‘alcohol’.) - By Alissa Kingham. Alissa can be reached at alknrk@aol.com. The spider lived on the back of her head. She wasn’t sure exactly how long it’d been there. She only became truly aware of...

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High Bottom Drunk: The Wheels Don’t Have To Fly Off

We all hear the stories of alcoholics who almost completely ruin their lives before getting sober. They are secretly chugging bottles of vodka, crashing cars, getting arrested, and continuously putting themselves into incredibly dangerous situations. I have addicts...

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