Kim's story filling free time

Today we have another post from our regular guest blogger Kim. She has discovered lots of free time, and been finding new sober hobbies. Finding new free time I never realised how much time it took being a pisshead. Time getting mashed-up in the evening, time working out how I got home, time working out…

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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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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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Coast Scene

Julian has become a different person since quitting drinking. He has taken up many new hobbies at a time of life when he should be slowing down – and his new ambitions are high! This week I met up with an old school chum I hadn’t seen for forty-three years. He and I used to…

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One hundred days alcohol free

Stopped drinking in January If you stopped drinking on January the first, either for good or as part of a timed challenge, then today is 100 days alcohol free. Congratulations! My 100 days fell slap bang in the middle of the 2012 Olympics. I was volunteering. In the stadium by 6am. I could not have…

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