Everything in life changes. This is the only single truth of the universe. A grain of sand was once a mountain. Nature grows and dies. We are always in a constant state of change. This is fact. Once this truth is understood, then it makes no sense to get attached to things. To be prepared … Continue reading A new dawn – raising the collective consiousness.
A brave new world has now unfolded. simple by design Who would have known sobrieties pleasures were to be so fine. The headaches gone no weekly pain inflicted on myself clarity now has become the norm, a different form of wealth. The burden has lifted the shackles are off no longer … Continue reading The waking world 🙂
What a glorious bank holiday weekend it's been! The sun showed up for the full weekend, and its the first time, in probably 20 years, that i haven't craved a drink of alcohol on a weekend like that. Instead I was out in the garden, baking in the sun whilst mowing my lawn, planting, potting, … Continue reading Sunny drinks turn sour.
If you are on the journey of QUITTING alcohol completely then this book is for you Kick the Drink. . .Easily! . However, if you are just looking to moderate your drinking, then this WILL NOT help. This book by Jason Vale WILL make you think twice about alcohol. If you are picking it up anyway … Continue reading Kick the drink…. easily!
As this year has progressed, there have been expected milestones. Certain markers of progress. Challenges to measure the success of the beer free year by. An all inclusive holiday in Crete is definitely one of those markers. At the start of the year I would never have thought that I could go on holiday alcohol … Continue reading Does alcohol enhance a holiday?
I've been thinking about this question for a while recently, often whilst aimlessly scrolling through my facebook feed for the 40th time in the day. About 2 years ago I had had enough. I plucked up the 'courage' and deleted Facebook. I survived. I found other things to fill my spare, lazy attention. I became … Continue reading Does Facebook kill human motivation?
12 weeks sober! It feels great to say that! Its been a bumpy ride but i'm happy I've lasted the distance and am more an more confident every day that the year will be completed. As I've done every two weeks of the year so far here is the latest body stat update.. And I'm … Continue reading 12 weeks alcohol free – The stats and lessons learned.
I have just put down my first book of the year. And considering I'm doing the year alcohol free, you won't be surprised to hear that it was called 'The unexpected Joy of being sober' by Catherine Gray The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, wealthy alcohol-free life To be honest I … Continue reading ‘The unexpected joy of being sober’
It was Mother's Day yesterday. I managed to get us in to an Italian restaurant for some food. Me, Ruth and Harrison. The restaurant was nice, the walls were surrounded by antipasti, expensive 30yr old balsamic vinegar and wine. Lots and lots of wine. I had the urge. See I would have liked a glass … Continue reading Italian cup of tea, who knew!?
I went 'out' on Friday. The first time I'd been 'out, out' since stopping drinking (see Micky Flanagan clip if you don't know what I mean). https://youtu.be/0jP_brwVyvc It was a night at a casino in Manchester playing poker etc. And it was quite hard initially. I got the taste for beers. As we went to … Continue reading ‘Out out’ sober…