On 27 November 2016, I decided to give up booze for a year and write about my journey.
This is my story.
Imagine you are a computer. Then imagine all of the things you have in your life are open pages on your computer screen, for example work, family, relationships, thoughts, emotions, habits, etc. Then think of what happens to your computer when too many...read more
The key to success is meticulous planning. Personally I avoided situations where there was going to be copious amounts of alcohol. If you were on a diet, you wouldn’t hang out in McDonald’s would you? Download podcasts .. I particularly enjoyed the Recovery...read more
Sometimes, I feel like Sobriety is a bit of a cult, a bit like a religion, a bit like a secret club that until you truly embrace it, you can’t quite understand it. Sobriety has literally given me my life back. Recently, several people have asked me whether now...read more
‘The Shamanic Journey is the ancient method of the shaman that can be used by everyday people for healing, personal growth, and to connect with nature’ If you’d said to me a year ago, I’d be trying out different therapies, attending meditations & gong baths &...read more
Christmas. A time of peace & goodwill to all men. Or a bloody logistical nightmare. You choose. Believe it or not, when we were small, we managed to have a good time without alcohol. We managed to put up the tree without having a sherry & managed to...read more
A year, 12 months, 365 days since a drop of alcohol passed my lips, since smoke hit my lungs, since I stayed up all night, since I threw up, since I suffered hangxiety. In this epic year, I’ve changed jobs, got a new car, lost 3.5 stone in weight, got rid of a...read more