Loneliness and Addiction

Loneliness noun \ˈlōn-lē-nəs\ From the outside, someone who is battling alcohol addiction does not seem lonely but rather the “life of the party” each night out, but that is simply a façade. The gnawing feeling of loneliness as alcohol dependence develops, the deeper the disconnect from family and friends. Our basic needs for survival include to […]

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Staying Sober Through Self-Care

Self-Care noun \ˈself \ – \ˈker\ Celebrate your sobriety by taking time for yourself. It is critical to take some quiet time each day for relaxation and meditation. Be mindful of how you feel and others make you feel. Your emotion well-being is crucial to how you live each day. Check in with yourself and see if you […]

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Signs You Should Give Up Alcohol

Binge noun \ˈbinj\ For some, the decision to quit drinking comes after hitting rock bottom. For others, the signs are not so obvious. But just because you haven’t reached the lowest point in your life yet doesn’t mean your drinking isn’t a problem. There are several signs that alcohol is playing a negative role in your life, […]

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Why We Can’t Stop Ourselves

Alcohol noun \ al·co·hol \ˈal-kə-ˌhȯl\ Alcohol is everywhere in our society. It is in restaurants, commercials on television and in print, and billboard advertisements for sporting events. It is hard to avoid seeing it all around us. In a world of “FOMO” (fear of missing out), we don’t want to be left out or miss out on the fun especially when […]

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Moms Who Drink

Drinking verb \ dri*nking\ take (a liquid) into the mouth and swallow Who knew that such a simple definition could hold such meaning, and potential a catastrophic outcome when overused. Parents play a huge role in families but mom’s have a particularly key part. We are attached at the umbilical cord for nine months, so it […]

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