Quitting Drinking 101
How to Talk to Kids About Your Experience with Addiction
When Elizabeth Maracut entered rehab for alcohol use disorder in 2015, she knew she had to tell her daughter and […]
What is Hangxiety (Hangover Anxiety)?
It’s happened to me before: Sweaty palms, racing thoughts, heart pounding out of my chest, fluttery stomach. A night of […]
What Does it Mean to be ‘Sober Curious?’
“Alcoholic” and “alcoholism” are terms wrought with stigma, which can prevent people from accessing help and marginalize those working through […]
Why “Am I an Alcoholic?” Is the Wrong Question
You’re most likely here because you’ve googled “Am I an Alcoholic” or you’re worried that you might have a drinking […]
‘Should I Quit Drinking?’ What it Means to Question Your Relationship with Alcohol
This whole idea that we need to hit “rock bottom” in order to change our relationship with alcohol is a […]
What is Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)?
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a pattern of problematic drinking that runs on a spectrum of mild, moderate, to severe […]
Why Drinking Makes Your Anxiety Worse
Anxiety is something we all have some experience with. It can range from minor irritation to a full-on panic attack, […]
My Pandemic Drinking Was Problematic: Here’s How I Stopped
When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, I responded to the news of a deadly virus approaching the US the same […]
Common Mistakes We Make When Trying to Quit Drinking
Recovery from alcohol use disorder is a beautiful—and sometimes arduous—process of discovery. So long as you’re committed to the journey, […]
How Does Alcohol Affect Sleep?
Many of us fall into the trap of thinking that a nightcap before bed will lull us to a night […]
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