DRINKING: Dancing with the Ghost of My Dead Father?

Alcohol as medication is a terrible idea. Covid drinking is a thing. But for me, the transformation of myself into a "drinker" has been an interesting progression. We laugh at…

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Bad Habits We’re Supposed To Outgrow As We Become Parents

We've got to learn other ways to celebrate our victories and process our hurts. And by showing up in our own lives in a big way, we demonstrate for our kids how to recover from difficult situations and thrive in spite of the setbacks.

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Uppers and Downers: Caffeine, Alcohol, and Micro-dosing

Often when I listened to what my body was telling me, over the last three weeks, I was able to identify what my mood or physical state in need of alteration or boost was. Mostly for me, it's exhaustion. Take a nap. And loneliness. Reach out to someone you love. I am blessed to be in a period of confidence and sustained happiness. So, the cravings have been fairly benign and less urgent.

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