• Sitting With Your Feelings

    Most of us repress our negative feelings in order to function in normal life allowing us to soldier on and “get the job done”.  However, when this...
  • What is Your Spiritual Practice?

    Whether you are thinking of joining a 12 step programme, getting sober coaching, or consulting with a drug and alcohol counsellor, most if not all...
  • The Power of "No"

    How many times do we say YES when we really want to say NO?  ⁠⁠Some of the reasons I said yes in the past to many things (not just drinking) were: ...
  • Deciding 'It's Easy'

    Sometimes, you just need to decide that it’s easy. Just to be clear, we’re not claiming that quitting alcohol will be without its struggles, but m...
  • Mindfulness

    Practicing mindfulness is a super powerful tool to keep you on track with sobriety and to help keep anxiety and your emotional state in check.   W...
  • Mental Rehearsals - Time to Picture Your Alcohol-Free Future

    When I first quit alcohol, one of the biggest drivers for me was not wanting to ever go back to where I was before. The self hatred, the “hangxiet...
  • Time to Get Mindful

    So many of us live in a constant state of reactivity, being pushed and pulled by the thoughts and emotions we experience. We are controlled by a v...
  • Changing Your Rituals

    As with all aspects of life, you get back what you put in.
  • Start Your Rebellion

    I've always been rebellious by nature. If you tell me not to do something, then that's exactly what I would go and do.
  • Sticking to your New Year's Resolutions.

    We have all been there. The clock strikes midnight and we declare to our friends and family what our intentions are for the New Year.
  • New Year, new beginnings. How will you say goodbye to 2020?

    One thing I have learned about life is that nothing stays the same. Every moment is temporary, every thought, action and our own lives.
  • Do we give alcohol too much credit for the good times?

    I can see it all so clearly, well, kind of… Dancing on the table, belting out “I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues” at the top of my lungs.