How to Stop Drinking: Q & A with Annie Grace of This Naked Mind

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Annie Grace answers readers' questions about sobriety, recovery, sober living, how to drink less, how to stop drinking, and living alcohol free.

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There’s a way to beat stress without alcohol. Practicing Mindfulness - You’ll have beat stress w/o alcohol & avoided a nasty hangover too! Talk or write it out - Grab a friend & spend some time hashing the problem out. Or grab a solo cup of coffee & a notebook. Write down the problem to work through the issue. Volunteer - Rather than numbing your emotions with alcohol you’re flooding yourself with positivity and the knowledge that you’ve helped someone else in your own small way.

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There’s a way to beat stress without alcohol. Practicing Mindfulness - You’ll have beat stress w/o alcohol & avoided a nasty hangover too! Talk or write it out - Grab a friend & spend some time hashing the problem out. Or grab a solo cup of coffee & a notebook. Write down the problem to work through the issue. Volunteer - Rather than numbing your emotions with alcohol you’re flooding yourself with positivity and the knowledge that you’ve helped someone else in your own small way.

The word ultimatum should really be a curse word. The moment I banish something from my life, it becomes desirable. It doesn't matter that eating gluten makes me feel horrible or that I'm actually allergic to eggs. Forbidden fruit syndrome will rear its ugly head w/o fail any time I say never again. When temptation hits I don't fight it. I acknowledge it's there & wait for it to pass. The urge for whatever I want seldom lasts long & after I can analyze what I actually needed or wanted.

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The word ultimatum should really be a curse word. The moment I banish something from my life, it becomes desirable. It doesn't matter that eating gluten makes me feel horrible or that I'm actually allergic to eggs. Forbidden fruit syndrome will rear its ugly head w/o fail any time I say never again. When temptation hits I don't fight it. I acknowledge it's there & wait for it to pass. The urge for whatever I want seldom lasts long & after I can analyze what I actually needed or wanted.

Millions of Americans have been forced to rethink how they recharge under challenging times. Now the growing movement that is inspiring followers to put down their drinks and practice sobriety. Deborah Roberts reports.
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Millions of Americans have been forced to rethink how they recharge under challenging times. Now the growing movement that is inspiring followers to put down their drinks and practice sobriety. Deborah Roberts reports.

When pondering if it's time to pull the plug on something I always ask myself these questions - 1) What Benefit Do I Think It Is Giving Me? 2) What Would It Take To Stop? 3) What's Holding You Back? Working through these questions &answers often brings me the resolution I struggle to find. Give It To Me, Bring It On, Take That, Annie Grace, Stop Drinking, My Struggle, Things To Think About, This Or That Questions, Quit Drinking
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When pondering if it's time to pull the plug on something I always ask myself these questions - 1) What Benefit Do I Think It Is Giving Me? 2) What Would It Take To Stop? 3) What's Holding You Back? Working through these questions &answers often brings me the resolution I struggle to find.

Damn Girl Scout cookies. They get me every time!! Luckily, now they have gluten-free GS cookies! These are amazing times we live in. Gluten-free, dairy-free, alcohol-free, nut-free - whatever it is that we're living free of - we have choices. There's no deprivation when you're free and in control. Options await, claim them! Looking to live life free? The PATH can help guide you there! Nut Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Gs Cookies, Annie Grace, Stop Drinking, Girl Scout Cookies, Alcohol Free, Live Life

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Damn Girl Scout cookies. They get me every time!! Luckily, now they have gluten-free GS cookies! These are amazing times we live in. Gluten-free, dairy-free, alcohol-free, nut-free - whatever it is that we're living free of - we have choices. There's no deprivation when you're free and in control. Options await, claim them! Looking to live life free? The PATH can help guide you there!

Allow The PATH to take you from asleep to alive. To move beyond just behavior and instead dive deeper to work on your feelings, emotions, and desires. . This program is 5-years in the making and is world-class in its ability to bring you from where you are (pain, guilt, and uncertainty) to where you want to be (free and effortlessly enjoying your beautiful life! Annie Grace, Stop Drinking, Willpower, Life Is Beautiful, 5 Years, Feel Better, Personal Development, Work On Yourself, Behavior

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Allow The PATH to take you from asleep to alive. To move beyond just behavior and instead dive deeper to work on your feelings, emotions, and desires. . This program is 5-years in the making and is world-class in its ability to bring you from where you are (pain, guilt, and uncertainty) to where you want to be (free and effortlessly enjoying your beautiful life!

Have you ever found yourself wondering why it is that alcohol is a take it or leave it thing for some people and for others it seems like a lifeline? . . Do you have questions about it that it seems like no one has been able to answer? . . Do you want to know the science and the secrets behind why some people get addicted? And how others are able to maintain their freedom from the pull of alcohol? . . Join Annie Thursday, January 21 at 12pm EDT to learn the answers to these questions and… Annie Grace, Long Drink, Stop Drinking, Have You Ever, You And I, Finding Yourself, Freedom, Alcohol, January 21

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Have you ever found yourself wondering why it is that alcohol is a take it or leave it thing for some people and for others it seems like a lifeline? . . Do you have questions about it that it seems like no one has been able to answer? . . Do you want to know the science and the secrets behind why some people get addicted? And how others are able to maintain their freedom from the pull of alcohol? . . Join Annie Thursday, January 21 at 12pm EDT to learn the answers to these questions and…

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It’s 6am and you know what that means… The alarm is buzzing, the birds are chirping, and your head is pounding from a hangover! 😓 How did I know? For a DECADE I lived w/a daily drinking habit, & these mornings were all too familiar. When I decided to take a different approach to alcohol, I knew I needed something rooted in science (not shame) in order to regain my control & confidence. The Alcohol Experiment was born! ✨Ready for a 30-day challenge you literally can’t fail? Join me… Alcohol Experiment, Annie Grace, Long Drink, Stop Drinking, 30 Day Challenge, Sobriety, Alcohol Free, Sober, Mornings

It’s 6am and you know what that means… The alarm is buzzing, the birds are chirping, and your head is pounding from a hangover! 😓 How did I know? For a DECADE I lived w/a daily drinking habit, & these mornings were all too familiar. When I decided to take a different approach to alcohol, I knew I needed something rooted in science (not shame) in order to regain my control & confidence. The Alcohol Experiment was born! ✨Ready for a 30-day challenge you literally can’t fail? Join me…

Today, This Naked Mind Head Coach Scott Pinyard offers 6 reasons to reset with the January 2021 LIVE Alcohol Experiment. Are you feeling like you just kind of went through the motions in 2020 and you would like to do things differently next year, maybe change your relationship with alcohol either a little bit or completely? Join us for the Live Alcohol Experiment! Alcohol Experiment, Annie Grace, Going Through The Motions, Stop Drinking, Withdrawal Symptoms, Addiction Recovery, Sobriety, Growth Mindset, Believe In You
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Today, This Naked Mind Head Coach Scott Pinyard offers 6 reasons to reset with the January 2021 LIVE Alcohol Experiment. Are you feeling like you just kind of went through the motions in 2020 and you would like to do things differently next year, maybe change your relationship with alcohol either a little bit or completely? Join us for the Live Alcohol Experiment!

It's ok to need a break from alcohol. And it's totally ok to need help in order to do that. Join us in the Live Alcohol Experiment beginning 1/1/21 for - 📽️30 days of Video Training from Annie Grace and Scott Pinyard 📣 30 days of Virtual Coaching with Scott Pinyard - Head Coach of This Naked Mind and other This Naked Mind Certified Coaches in the private challenge Facebook group 📓 The Alcohol Experiment Companion Journal 💻 Access to private challenge Facebook community Alcohol Experiment, Annie Grace, Stop Drinking, Withdrawal Symptoms, Sobriety, Willpower, Alcohol Free, Coaches, Alcoholic Drinks

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It's ok to need a break from alcohol. And it's totally ok to need help in order to do that. Join us in the Live Alcohol Experiment beginning 1/1/21 for - 📽️30 days of Video Training from Annie Grace and Scott Pinyard 📣 30 days of Virtual Coaching with Scott Pinyard - Head Coach of This Naked Mind and other This Naked Mind Certified Coaches in the private challenge Facebook group 📓 The Alcohol Experiment Companion Journal 💻 Access to private challenge Facebook community

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How long does alcohol take to leave the body? Annie Grace answers.

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Adverse reactions. Responding to something differently than intended. My husband had an adverse reaction to Lord of The Rings. Every time we attempt to watch the movie - he falls asleep. Just because something is said to follow a certain path - it won't be true for everyone. Many people get discouraged when they stop drinking & things don't happen the way they envisioned. It doesn't mean changing your relationship w/alcohol isn't worth it. It just means that the benefits are different for… Alcohol Experiment, Coaching Questions, Annie Grace, Quit Drinking, How To Fall Asleep, I Am Awesome, Naked, Lord, Husband
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Adverse reactions. Responding to something differently than intended. My husband had an adverse reaction to Lord of The Rings. Every time we attempt to watch the movie - he falls asleep. Just because something is said to follow a certain path - it won't be true for everyone. Many people get discouraged when they stop drinking & things don't happen the way they envisioned. It doesn't mean changing your relationship w/alcohol isn't worth it. It just means that the benefits are different for…

Allow The PATH to take you from asleep to alive. To move beyond just behavior and instead dive deeper to work on your feelings, emotions and desires. . This program is 5-years in the making and is world-class in its ability to bring you from where you are (pain, guilt and uncertainty) to where you want to be (free and effortlessly enjoying your beautiful life! Annie Grace, Long Drink, Stop Drinking, Willpower, Sober, Beautiful Life, 5 Years, Work On Yourself, Behavior

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Allow The PATH to take you from asleep to alive. To move beyond just behavior and instead dive deeper to work on your feelings, emotions and desires. . This program is 5-years in the making and is world-class in its ability to bring you from where you are (pain, guilt and uncertainty) to where you want to be (free and effortlessly enjoying your beautiful life!

If we could pick only one thing that sets The PATH apart it would have to be the people in it. The coaches, the participants & the community The PATH creates through the shared experiences, the shared struggles and the shared triumphs is unlike any other. In The PATH you're not just a name or a face in the crowd, this community and the coaches within want to make sure that you have everything you need to experience a complete life change where alcohol becomes small and irrelevant in your… Annie Grace, Sober Living, Stop Drinking, Willpower, Alcohol Free, Coaches, Crowd, Insight, Naked

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If we could pick only one thing that sets The PATH apart it would have to be the people in it. The coaches, the participants & the community The PATH creates through the shared experiences, the shared struggles and the shared triumphs is unlike any other. In The PATH you're not just a name or a face in the crowd, this community and the coaches within want to make sure that you have everything you need to experience a complete life change where alcohol becomes small and irrelevant in your…

In a fun twist, I'm going to be sharing some of our most popular videos and posts over the years occasionally. This video on how I stopped drinking has been a favorite in the almost 4 years since I posted it. . Can we also take a moment and appreciate how much better video quality has gotten in that short time? . If you'd like to see more videos check out the This Naked Mind Facebook or Youtube pages to view them all! Annie Grace, Stop Drinking, Most Popular Videos, Alcohol Free, 4 Years, Over The Years, Naked, Take That, Mindfulness
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In a fun twist, I'm going to be sharing some of our most popular videos and posts over the years occasionally. This video on how I stopped drinking has been a favorite in the almost 4 years since I posted it. . Can we also take a moment and appreciate how much better video quality has gotten in that short time? . If you'd like to see more videos check out the This Naked Mind Facebook or Youtube pages to view them all!