Drinking dreams

There is no single explanation for the reason or function of dreams. Some experts claim they are just random images created by the brain in response to things we have seen while we are awake. Others suggest they are a way of preparing us for future stresses, almost functioning as a practice run. In this…

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How to have bad days without a drink

Everyone has bad days. Mostly we have ‘ok’ days, and ok days are normal too. We keep being told (by other people’s Facebook feeds, the media, and advertising) that our days should be full of joyous belly laughs and feelings of love. But the reality is that a majority of ‘ok’ days is normal. We use…

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Annie Grace Stress Alcohol

Our old friend Annie Grace did a guest webinar for us, on the topic of stress and drinking. Stress and changing your drinking If you believe that alcohol can relieve stress, it can undermine your commitment to changing your drinking. Why as a society do we believe that alcohol relieves stress? There is actually no…

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How to develop keystone habits

In this webinar, Jussi first talks about habits – in particular keystone habits. They can be any habit that helps to support other habits – either to create new ones, or to sustain existing ones. A keystone habit can be good just on its own, but the added benefit comes from the way they support other habits. Some possible…

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BEATING BOREDOM

In this webinar, Laura talks about beating boredom. How to deal with the boredom that may make us drink? And about the sudden need to find new things to occupy your time now you are not drinking or hungover, which can be a challenge. You also need to make sure you have quick distractions to deal with…

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keep on trying

Changing your drinking is tough, but it is a journey worth embarking on. In this webinar Laura challenges you to make changing your drinking a daily practice, and not to give in when the discomfort gets too much. It does not matter how many day ones you have but that you keep trying. You will…

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Dealing with Discomfort

In today’s culture of convenience, we are used to getting things as soon as we want them. You can turn on a tap and get hot water, receive a package you ordered that morning, and get to a different country within hours. But perhaps we are too used to this idea that our desires and…

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