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What’s your goal when it comes to drinking?   Does it go something like this-   “I want to drink less.”  “My goal is to just drink on weekends.”  “I don’t want to drink alone at home anymore.”  “My goal is to quit.”   Take a minute to think about that goal.  Close your eyes. Repeat the goal to […]

It’s Not About How Much You Are Drinking. It’s About How You Want To Feel.

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I know I often ask the question here, “why are you drinking” and I have found it so interesting to look at my own timeline of reasons why I drank. I also spend time with each of my clients discussing how the reasons for their drinking has changed over time. In most cases, with each […]

“How Did I Get Here?” A Drinking Timeline

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What are you waiting for? (No, but seriously.) I want to ask you FOR REAL- what are you waiting for to take a break from drinking? Are you waiting for your drinking to get worse? Are you waiting for a rock-bottom type moment where you think you’ll find clarity because then, hey, then you’ll NEED […]

Are You Waiting For Your Drinking to Get Worse?!

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In the beginning bit of this sobriety journey I noticed a lot of triggers that would kick-start the craving process in my brain. Some of these seemed pretty straight forward – like walking into a sunny pub garden or ending a really long hard day with the kids. Those are times that I would normally […]

Let’s Talk Triggers

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I want to tell you about a moment last week with a client that gave me goosebumps. Literally.  We were chatting through her beliefs about alcohol. Like most of the ladies I speak with, she had used alcohol to cope with a difficult thing that happened in her life. I could totally relate to her because my […]

It’s Not Actually About The Actual Wine

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Listen, I don’t do scare tactics. I am not here to scare you out of drinking. I want to talk to you from a place of compassion because I know how overwhelming this whole discussion about drinking can be. That being said, I have realised recently that the majority of women don’t actually know the significant […]

The Health Risks I Didn’t Know About

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Let’s get one thing straight- going alcohol-free is NOT the norm. And that’s why is can seem daunting, overwhelming and scary to consider.  But if we’re scared of going against the grain, the alternative is staying staying stuck with the pack.  What’s the norm?  The norm is to go through life not thinking about what […]

Who wants to be normal, anyways?

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The “ripple effect” is one of the coolest things that I have had the opportunity to experience when it comes to life is the sober and sober curious community. The ripple effect is when one woman starts to get curious about her drinking, and she expresses her curiosity to friends or family. This gives others […]

Let’s Talk About The Ripple Effect

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If you’ve been thinking recently, “maybe I should try to cut back and drink a little less” I have good news for you. You are not alone. Most of us women have questioned, at one point or another, whether or not we are drinking too much. If you’d like to cut back, it may seem […]

Three Reasons a 30 Day Break From Alcohol Can Help you Moderate In the Long Run

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A lot of my clients come to me in the beginning worried that life without alcohol will be no fun. I get it, I’ve been there. I had zero idea how a life without alcohol could be fun. From a very early age we are taught that we need alcohol to have fun and celebrate. […]

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