This weekend I discovered a new tool that helped me bat away numerous, awkward 'Why aren't you drinking?' questions. We had a large family reunion with loads of drinking involved. My secret weapon? A rental car! I had to take a short flight then rental to get there. So, when the endless stream of questions … Continue reading Alcoholfree living: the power of the rental car.
This year, I committed to overcoming my lifelong delusional perspective that alcohol was awesome. It's not been easy but on the whole, so far so good. Not a glass of wine has entered my body, or any other alcoholic drinks for that matter. To enable me to do this, I'm taking a multi-dimensional approach: Physical: … Continue reading Growing self confidence: learning to say NO.
Over the last few days, I've been getting a tonne of inspiration from the Self-Acceptance Online Summit. It's free, is still running... it's not too late to sign up. Here's the link: https://www.soundstrue.com/store/self-acceptance-summit/free-access To be honest, I wasn't too sure what to expect when signing up. I hadn't heard of Sounds True, Danielle LaPorte, Caroline … Continue reading Come join us! The 2017 Self-Acceptance Online Summit. 🔆
Last week I faced several days of full on alcohol temptation... a work conference out of town. Since quitting drinking in January, this was the first time in a loooong time that I got mildly panicky about being in an environment I'd typically imbibe. Work conferences have loads of free booze, trade stalls, food and … Continue reading Alcoholfree Living: Beating temptation.