Drinking is a problem faced by many adult men and women, but the good news is by having a plan you can totally avoided it. Also, if you have a history of drinking, you will need to exercise additional steps and self-observation
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Eating certain foods can increase the craving for alcohol so let’s see what foods can be eaten that will help decrease this problem. Balancing your blood sugar and not being on excessive amounts of carbohydrates help your inner balance. Some even say that alcohol drinking is a sugar problem itself, though others dispute that. Refine [...]
It’s now a few weeks into the New Year. Are you keeping your resolution or is your motivation slipping? If it’s slipping and you find yourself either drinking, smoking pot, doing harder drugs or indulging with prescription drug medications brush yourself off and get your motivation back. Don’t beat yourself up. Just start a new [...]
I saw an interesting article written in the early century in a newspaper clipping. It talked about whiskey and if it ever did anyone any good. The wisdom from the past is very useful in today’s world. The writer was discussing whiskey. Here’s some of what was said:
Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah and enjoy whatever spiritual path you are observing this time of year. First of all congratulate yourself for resisting the temptation for alcohol and drug indulgence that is all around now at friends, family and office parties. You need to be honest with yourself if you can drink in moderation or [...]
Is it possible to overcome a drinking addiction yourself or is alcoholic rehab necessary? That is greatly debated, but the general opinion is that
if there is an addiction to alcohol , it’s wise to book yourself or the person you are concerned about into an alcoholic rehab. Alcoholic rehab centers consist of people who have [...]
You’ve probably seen alcoholic intervention discussed on a reality tv show or discussed on Oprah and Dr. Phil, but how does it really work? When I first heard about it, I remember thinking that people would either get very angry when they are confronted or become so humiliated they’d feel even worse.
The effects of alcoholism are two-fold. One is the effects on the drinker’s
body, mind and spirit. The second part is the effects of alcoholism on
one’s family and life circumstances. Children of alcoholics have a lot of baggage and this is something to reflect upon seriously if you are a parent.
We seem to be surprised by finding out about celebrity drug abuse problems despite knowing that their lives often are high pressured, full of difficult
childhood situations and torn apart often due to inner conflicts. This
disillusions most people because there is the hope that fame and money would alleviate most problems. Here are some celebrity drug [...]
There are some typical alcoholic behaviors despite the fact that someone who drinks often will work hard at masking the problem and staying undetected, similar to someone who is a closet overeater. It’s important to try to identify alcohol addictive patterns if you are wondering if a family member, friend or even yourself has a drinking problem.
One characteristic [...]
I talked to a client today who was in tears because her husband every night returns from work and starts drinking. He feels that his life is just a few hours at night before going back to the job. Many people feel that way about work and the evening can be a time to forget [...]
Whether you have a problem yourself with drinking, illegal drugs or prescription drugs OR are concerned about a family member, friend or loved one, this is the place to come for support, knowledge, techniques using breathing, yoga and meditation and motivation.
You may not think you have a problem, but others might. OR you may just [...]