25 reasons why sober life rocks

What does a sober life feel like? Jumping out of bed with a smile on your face Clear skin, mind and conscience Feeling solid, confident and strong Greater awareness – 20×20 vision replaces tunnel vision Being on the same wave length as your kids Being able to look everyone in the eye Deep sense ofContinue reading “25 reasons why sober life rocks”

Toxic turds and other reasons I’m glad I no longer drink alcohol

It’s gross, I know, but I do not miss the bathroom after a hard night. No one likes to mention — or acknowledge — the horrors of the morning after bowel movement. Because it’s unholy. There’s no escaping the toxicity. The fact that that Pinot Noir, Tanqueray and whatever else found its way down your gullet is poison. ExpensiveContinue reading “Toxic turds and other reasons I’m glad I no longer drink alcohol”

I got sucked back into the soup of my subconscious

I got sucked back into the soup of my subconscious. The self-sabotaging drive kicked in again and over powered the system. Pulled me under. The voices… you’re stupid, no good, you’re going to fail. You’re not proper. You’re a half-baked flake who hasn’t got what it takes. No one will take you seriously. Why areContinue reading “I got sucked back into the soup of my subconscious”

‘The Beginnings of Shame’

Guilt – I’m sorry I made a mistake Shame – I’m sorry, I am a mistake We experience comments during our childhood that can stick with us for the rest of our lives. Parents, peers, teachers or other influencers say things like, ‘if you do that people will think your odd/stupid/weird’, ‘go and stand overContinue reading “‘The Beginnings of Shame’”