How Substituting Habits Can Help You Stay Sober One reason so many people find sobriety challenging is that so many of their habits are built around drinking. Maybe you are in the habit of stopping at the pub on the way home from work, or maybe you open a beer when you sit down to watch television.
Why Showers Are So Important in Detox Showers are an often overlooked comfort in detox. They can soothe any number of withdrawal symptoms and generally make you feel better. Here are some reasons showers are great in detox. You will probably sweat a lot. Fever and sweating are common withdrawal symptoms. Lying in bed covered in sweat
Got Soul is a charity, founded by Maryam Ghaffari in 2012 to help people out of loneliness and isolation through soul and R n B music, and to make a difference in the community. Since then the Got Soul Choir has now run hundreds of workshops, performed in some of the country’s most prestigious music venues and
What Causes Hangovers? When you’re hungover, you might go through your day feeling tired and sluggish or you may be so miserable you can’t get out of bed except to run to the toilet. Most people have experienced a hangover and many people have their own pet theories about what causes them. What do we actually know
How Soon Will My Health Improve After I Quit Drinking? Alcohol is bad for your health, especially for your liver, your heart, your digestive tract, and your brain. Your reasons for quitting may have nothing to do with health. Maybe your drinking is hurting your relationships or career. Maybe you are tired of waking up in strange
Why Empathy Matters in Recovery Empathy is an important quality to cultivate in recovery. It doesn’t get as much attention as some other qualities like humility, perseverance, patience, honesty, and optimism, but it’s just as important. Here’s how your recovery will benefit by learning to be more empathetic. Service is easier if you care about others. Part
Why Alcohol Makes Some People Aggressive Alcohol makes most people less inhibited and less coordinated. Their judgement is not quite what it normally is and their speech is less articulate, but they are basically the same people. People who are aggressive when they drink are usually aggressive when they don’t drink. Nevertheless, alcohol seems to engender conflict.