How Compassion helped me find Freedom from Drinking
When I first made the choice to stop drinking and start talking about it, I often heard from friends and family, “Oh, I had no idea it had gotten so bad for you.”
Or, “I can’t even imagine what you’re going through!” Those responses I could live with. They were coming from a great and genuine place of love. I felt no judgment or guilt from them.
EP62 Annie Grace: This Naked Mind
Aliza Kelly speaks with Annie Grace, author of This Naked Mind and a voice for recovery from alcohol addiction. During this episode, the two dive into the mechanics of addiction. Annie discusses her own personal experiment that led to her recovery. She approached her addiction from a place of curiosity, replacing shame and blame with judgement-free questions and self-reflection. The two discuss the importance of ditching the all-or-nothing mentality in order to celebrate the success of progress.
Windy City LIVE
AZTV – Take the 30 Day Alcohol-Free Challenge
KTNV – Morning Blend – The Alcohol Experiment With Author Annie Grace
KTLA – The Alcohol Experiment With Author Annie Grace
WGN – Author says 30 days alcohol-free changed her life
PHL17 – Join the 50,000 People Taking Part in the Alcohol Experiment
Alcohol As A Drug of Choice
I was delighted to join Roman Travers on his Sunday Cafe. It’s a conversation at a cafe, covering off the Sunday papers in a laid back way. Our conversation focuses on alcohol as a drug of choice and how the dynamic is shifting. We discuss why and how to take a break from alcohol as well.