EP 252: Reader Question – How can I say no to a free drink in business class or at an all inclusive resort?

    Free stuff … things we don’t buy with money. But are they ever truly without some sort of cost? How do we say no to free alcohol? What can we do to manage triggers that show [...]

EP 250: Reader Question – Do non drinkers experience the same optimism as someone who goes alcohol free?

    People who’ve removed alcohol from their lives rave about the joy and happiness they feel, even those who’ve been alcohol-free for years and years. “Do non-drinkers experience this same optimism or do they just recognize it [...]

EP 244: Reader Question – Do other countries have as much of a problem with alcohol as we do in the U.S.?

  Do people in other countries where wine is a cultural thing have the problems with alcohol that we do here in the U.S.? Is it just recently that our society seems to revere the wine stops, the [...]

EP 240: Reader Question – How can I not feel guilty for all the time I’ve spent trying to fix myself?

Guilt … it’s such a common feeling. What if we didn’t try to fix ourselves? What if we continued to let ourselves down and maintained a hold on things that no longer serve us? Annie shares her perspective [...]

EP 230: Reader Question – Why do people drink after a workout? When they are feeling great?

Does it seem strange to you that there’s a cultural trend toward drinking alcohol after a great workout? Why would anyone do this when they’re feeling so great? Annie educates us on how alcohol affects us differently after [...]

EP 224: Reader Question – How do you mend the relationships you hurt while you were drinking?

So many of us have hurt the ones we love because of drinking. What’s the best way to go about trying to restore those relationships now that we’ve kicked alcohol to the curb? And how do I mentally [...]

EP 218: Reader Question – I know I want to drink less but my husband NEVER comments on it – ever (despite my being obviously drunk multiple times!). Why is this!?

It’s not like we all need someone to tell us that we’re drinking too much – we already know! But when it’s so obvious that we should probably cut back, why doesn’t anyone say anything? Listen in as [...]