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The 7 Best Drinks For An Alcohol-Free August

Dry July is over and you enjoyed it so much that you're ready to take on an alcohol-free August instead! Or maybe Dry [...]

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3 Things we Need to Understand about our Emotions—& How it can Change our Lives

Learning to understand our emotions can actually allow us to change how they make us feel and how we feel about them. Read [...]

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Five Reasons Alcohol Increases Anxiety (and how to avoid it!)

If you have ever had a long night filled with drinking, you've probably experienced some form of hangxiety the next day. It's true [...]

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5 Important Steps To Maintain Mental Health During The Pandemic

Being able to maintain mental health is a challenge during the best of times. Doing it in the midst of a pandemic that [...]

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How I Finally Broke the Link between Anxiety & Alcohol. ~ Annie Grace

Breaking The Link Between Anxiety and Alcohol Now more than ever, self-medicating with alcohol is often encouraged. There are virtual happy hours or social distancing [...]

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Alcohol Use and Mental Health

We would be remiss not to touch on the topic of alcohol use and mental health during Alcohol Awareness Month. The link between [...]

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A New Take On Happy Hour – Kerry’s Naked Life

Alcohol has been a part of Kerry's life since she was a pre-teen. With the help of This Naked Mind, she has found [...]

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From Dry January to Fake Cocktails, Inside the New Temperance Movement

Many Americans are reconsidering their relationship to alcohol. But if we drink less, is that automatically a good thing? The Washington Post explores [...]

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Have You Ever Wondered If You Are A Normal Drinker?

Spoiler Alert: It’s not a quiz or assessment that will tell you … it’s you. Are you a normal drinker? What defines a [...]

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50lb Weight Loss After 50? Learn How Maria Did It!

Maria Fox shares her impressive 50-pound (22.6kg) weight loss journey after dealing with chronic fatigue, burnout, and acute perimenopausal stress during the pandemic. Learn how [...]

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7 Best Tips on How To Avoid Alcohol Cravings

Changing your relationship with alcohol would be so much easier if we could just get around one pesky issue - cravings! Cravings can [...]

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Proud To Be In The Drinking Minority – Kyle’s Naked Life

Kyle found himself in the drinking majority in his late 30s. Moderating, setting rules, and even rehab didn't change that. Enter This Naked [...]

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How To Stop Being A Heavy Drinker – Alexis’ Naked Life

Being a heavy drinker didn't seem abnormal to Alexis. It had always been part of her life. Eventually, though, she realized it was [...]

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Vital Answers To Getting Alcohol Out Of Your System

What are the keys to getting alcohol out of your system? How long does it take? Are there any secrets to making the [...]

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Drinking A Bottle of Wine A Night – Billie’s Naked Life

Billie found herself drinking a bottle of wine a night way more often than she felt comfortable with. Something needed to change and [...]

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