Sobriety generally refers to the state of being sober which is abstaining from drinking alcohol. It is often associated with addiction recovery and can be seen as the opposite of addiction. Sobriety can be a personal goal for individuals who struggle with addiction and can be achieved through various methods such as therapy, support groups, and rehabilitation programs.Continue reading “What Does Sobriety Mean?”
Dry January is the UK’s one month alcohol-free challenge. After all the excess of Christmas and New Year you may be ready to give up the booze for January too. So check out my Dry January tips.
In the past, I have attempted Dry January many times but only managed to stay the course for about two weeks before I making up an excuse to drink.
Heard of any of these?
“I’ve got a party to go to next week”
“2 weeks is enough time to detox”
“I’ll have a drink tonight and tag an extra day on at the end of the month”
These are all just excuses.Continue reading “Dry January Tips”
Drinking During Lockdown.
Before getting sober, my drinking brain would have used this current situation as an excuse to drink more. Losing my drinking restrictions like school pick-ups, work, visiting relatives, etc… means I would have drunk in excess of my already excessive normal.Continue reading “Lockdown: Drinking v Sobriety – Day 1480”