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My Second Chance

For Emma it wasn't until she was faced with serious health challenges, was so forced to address her relationship with alcohol.
3 minutes

Drinking and my self-esteem. How I lost and won it back

For Tom, years of drinking started to take a toll on his self-esteem. Slowly he began to suspect that he had no longer been in control, but rather that alcohol was controlling him. It wasn't until once he stopped drinking - was he able to rebuild his self-esteem and build a better relationship with himself.
5 minutes

I’d never be a CEO with alcohol in my life

Good question. I sometimes ask myself the same thing. But one thing I know for sure. I am a better leader, a better husband and a better father without alcohol in my life.There is no way on this earth I could have moved into executive leadership and then as a CEO if drink was still in my life. The pangs of anxiety, the huge self-doubt, the procrastination – these are crippling on any day of the week but as a leader, I need to be present, I need to make difficult decisions and I need energy to do that. Alcohol robs you of these things.Don’t get me wrong, I have got a long way to go. My natural default is to crawl into a ball and hide in a corner when things get too much. I still find it hard to work through my emotions.But to feel things and appreciate things is a gift. Surely that’s something worth fighting for, right?
3 minutes

Alcohol And ADHD: A Toxic Cocktail

For Richard, decades of drinking masked an issue that prevented him from leading the life he wanted to lead, a common challenge for many drinkers. It wasn’t until he stopped drinking that he realised that alcohol was hiding ADHD.
6 minutes

Breaking the cycle – how CB quit drinking alcohol

After 5 years alcohol-free, CB thought he might be able to ‘drink responsibly’ again. So, he ordered a glass of wine to pair with his curry.That was the beginning of a 4-year rollercoaster relationship with alcohol. Read how he broke the cycle.
9 minutes

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