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How I've managed to be 167 days alcohol free

How I've managed to be 167 days alcohol free

I've known that I needed to go sober for a while and that drinking was holding me back in lots of ways.

To be honest, alcohol was never something that I had a comfortable relationship with.

Since I was a teenager getting drunk has resulted in violent hangovers and sometimes even ending up in the hospital with pancreatitis.

The first time I got drunk was at my cousin's birthday party where my family encouraged me to drink Blue Lagoons (1 part Blue Curacao, 1 part Vodka, 4 parts Lemon juice). 

Five Things To Understand About Acceptance and Commitment Coaching

Five Things To Understand About Acceptance and Commitment Coaching

You want to be happy, but we are all wired to notice threats and fears, in fact probably up to 70% of your thoughts are negative every day.

And we all make the mistake of buying into popular happiness myths.

Thinking that happiness is our natural state. That if we have food, water, shelter and loving relationships then we will naturally be happy.

That if you are not happy then you are defective and need to be medicated.

And that we should just think ourselves happy and be able to control our thoughts and feelings.

If only it was that easy.