New Year’s Day: Celebrating One year Alcoholfree πŸŽ‰πŸŒΏβ€οΈ

Rather than waking up with a typical New Year's Day hangover, I am waking up fresh and fit. Today I'm celebrating one year off the booze at a week-long yoga retreat in Bali. I remember 2017 New Year's Day vividly - a pounding headache and an argument with my partner. That's when I said I'M … Continue reading New Year’s Day: Celebrating One year Alcoholfree πŸŽ‰πŸŒΏβ€οΈ

Alcoholfree living: eight months today πŸ”†

Where has time gone! It's a crazy concept, realising I've gone to this long without alcohol. On New Year's Day, everyone scoffed at my decision to quit drinking. They thought it was just another hungover, pointless, flakey New Year's resolution. So did I.  "They didn't think I had the guts or the grit to stick at it. … Continue reading Alcoholfree living: eight months today πŸ”†

The Art of Acceptance: Dealing with Difficult People.

I was having a great Sunday. Morning meditation, spring cleaning (throwing junk away is so therapeutic!) and having lunch with a friend. Then the phone rung. It was a family member who, in my view, is a difficult person. I got off the phone, seething with frustration and disappointment that this person could be so … Continue reading The Art of Acceptance: Dealing with Difficult People.