If you are used to dealing with emotional landscape, both good and bad, with alcohol then life suddenly feels very real when you go alcohol-free.
Feeling emotions could lead you back to hit the f**k it button – but of course that would be silly. Learning a new set of skills for emotional intelligence is not only worth the effort, but will make your more resilient for the longer term.
- The strong emotions you may be feeling right now – from heightened joy to anger and resentment
- How those emotions can trigger you and knock you off your goal
- Building new emotional skills and learning to control your emotions
- How to recognise stress – because changing your drinking is stressful and you need to find new ways to deal with it.