I’m trying something new with videos and I don’t think it’s gonna stop! I figured what good is my writing if you can’t see my face or hear my voice? I want you guys to KNOW that you can recover fully fro this dis-ease, and I want you to see exactly how serious I am […]
Today is the first day you stopped drinking… now what? Maybe you’ve been through detox and are ready to start your life again, but what do you do from here? Are you geared up for some AA meetings and a 12-step program? Are you ready for all the horror stories that you hear about recovery? […]
I’ve been observing a lot of my own behaviors trying to connect them with something I may have learned in the past that I kept repeating, that eventually turned out to be something negative, like selfishness. I observe something like anger or frustration and take that feeling back in time to see if I’m reacting […]
I always talk about finding the root of the problem when it comes to why I became an alcoholic, and part of that is finding the source of the justifications that I used to try and protect my alcoholism. “I’m only dinking because I had a bad day at work and I need to […]
So, you’ve quit drinking and have now gone back to your old life. You wake up and do the same things you always do. Talk to the same people you always talk to. You watch the same shows you always watch. You eat the same diet and have the same thought about exercise that you’ve […]
It’s an established fact that alcohol is a depressant. When you drink alcohol, it hits certain receptors in your neurological system that dampens activity in the brain and causes a relaxed feeling in your entire body. It depresses feelings and emotions and allows you to feel like you don’t have a care in the world. Is that the alcohol that you remember? It was for me. If it sounds like a super drug, that’s because it is. Just because alcohol is socially acceptable, doesn’t mean that it’s not one of the most powerful drugs on the planet. It is so powerful in fact, that a person can die from the withdrawal. Alcohol pretends to love you so much that if you try and leave, it will try to kill you like a crazy ex!
There are three things that I would recommend while you’re recovering from addiction. Yoga, meditation, and ketosis. That’s right… ketosis. I am not trying to sell anyone on a ketogenic diet. I simply did a fair amount of research and found many benefits that have served me very well. When you stop eating processed sugars […]