At this time of the year, many people are looking at their drinking again and trying to come up with new ways to managing the booze. So we thought putting together a list of our most popular blogs would be useful.
I’m not sure if I if I have a problem?
As a society, so many of drink in way that harms us that it is actually difficult to know if we have a problem in managing the booze. So you might find these posts useful if you’re unsure.
Should I give up the booze altogether or just reduce?
Everyone is different, for some people giving up the booze altogether works for them (known as sobriety). For other people reducing what they drink works better. (Known as harm reduction) While the most common approach is sobriety, reducing drinking works for many people as well. These posts will be useful if you’re trying to make a decision.
I’ve decided I’m managing the booze, where do I start?
It’s really important to plan how you will manage the booze. Here’s a few things to consider.
What to do after a blow out
Most people will have set backs. They’re a normal part of trying to make any change. Think of the little toddler trying to learn to walk. Initially they just keep falling down. They may cry or hurt themselves but that does not stop them trying again. So these posts help you manage setbacks.
I need more help
If you’re finding it really difficult managing the booze on your own, then help is available.
There is an online community originally set up in England where you can talk to other people. While the main approach is sobriety there’s lot of useful support from other women. Find out more here
Or if you think you need one to one support these posts will be useful.
You can find a complete listing of all services that can help you manage the booze here.