Your Parents Made You And You’re An Alcoholic

There’s no question that our behavior, thinking, and emotions are both hardwired within us and influenced by our environment. From alcoholism to masturbation addiction and everything known to man, the mind and it’s development in childhood still holds a lot of answers to our physical and emotional p

5 Tremendous Benefits of Gratitude

Gratitude for a miracle seems a fait accompli. I came home from a morning walk (actually, I went to the furthest Cafe in town!) and along the way, I took these photographs. I was so filled with gratitude for:- Being sober Realising how lucky I am Having great beauty around me Living in an age […]

12 Steps of Recovery in The 21st Century

In The Beginning A.A. had its beginnings in 1935 at Akron, Ohio, as the outcome of a meeting between Bill Wilson, a New York stockbroker, and Dr. Bob Smith, an Akron surgeon. Both had been hopeless alcoholics. Prior to that time, Bill and Dr Bob had each been in contact with the Oxford Group, a […]

4 Ways Karma Can Heal Your Fuckupedness

“Is Fate getting what you deserve, or deserving what you get?” – Jodi Picoult Angry Some? Existential angst can be avoided if you take a pragmatic worldview. We all hate when things go wrong, don’t go as planned, or suddenly turn to shit. Tell me about it – I drank for 30 years thinking that […]

Its A Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain

As the Divinyls’ late great frontwoman Chrissy Amphlett famously sang, “It’s a fine line between pleasure and pain”. (She also wrote a book by that title too) If you, like most of us, have had enough of the latter and are seeking more of the former, listen in. I have a secret. Well, it’s not […]

Alcoholism can help relationships

Fear of Missing Out and Alcoholism

FOMA How much does FOMA influence someone to NOT quit a dangerous and potentially life-ending malady? It’s time to FACE UP TO FOMA and have a Frickin Awesome Life! The pace of life in 2018 is something to behold. Some people my age would sound preachy talking about how things were better when life was […]