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Liberation v Fixation

In a recent coaching session we spoke about Liberation v Fixation. The topic made me stop and think and it really hit home to me how much I was ‘fixated’ when I was drinking. If you are reading this blog you have probably asked yourself the dreaded question ‘Am I An Alcoholic?’, I know I …

Simon Chapple Interview with Annie Grace from This Naked Mind

Interview with Annie Grace – Author of This Naked Mind

I recently had the opportunity to interview Annie Grace author of This Naked Mind and founder of The Alcohol Experiment. This Naked Mind was the book that enabled my to change my own relationship with alcohol, it made me adapt my mindset from ‘Can’t Have’ a drink to ‘Don’t Want’ one, so I was really …

How long dies it take to stop thinking about alcohol

How long does it take before it gets easier after you stop drinking?

I am often asked how long it takes for the challenging period to subside when you first give up drinking and to be in a place where the thoughts of alcohol are few and far between. When you stop drinking alcohol the first week or two can feel like a really tough challenge, you will …