Stuck between paradigms.

I previously blogged about values and principles. This blog was an attempt to understand them and the differences between them. Principles of living are so strong that they create the paradigm from which we view the world, view life. We live within our own set of principals subconsciously as we believe that that is the … Continue reading Stuck between paradigms.

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Recovery – week 1. Emotional management

So, one week into ‘operation quit drinking ‘ phase 2. And i’m Feeling very mixed. I feel determined, confused, apprehensive and a bit sad. I feel different emotions every hour or so, with varying degrees of extremity. Like my mind is yet to settle and become content. In fact, come to think about it, I … Continue reading Recovery – week 1. Emotional management

12 weeks alcohol free – The stats and lessons learned.

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.

‘The unexpected joy of being sober’

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’

What happened when I switched off Autopilot and had a look at how far I’d travelled?

Do you ever start some new adventure, or regime with gusto and then slowly it grinds to a halt? Or you reach a point about 2/3 months later and then check back in and think 'what's just happened, where did that time go?, how have we got to the 16th March already!' Like you've been … Continue reading What happened when I switched off Autopilot and had a look at how far I’d travelled?