How to Stop Drinking Alcohol: 5 Tips

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Are you looking for how to stop drinking alcohol tips? Great!  Because… Stopping drinking alcohol when you’re an alcoholic is the most important thing you can do to improve your quality of life. What follows are tips on how to quit drinking based on the experience, strength and hope of others that have successfully started…

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Taking Step Three

We were now at Step Three. Many of us said to our Maker, as we understood Him: “God, I offer myself to Thee — to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way of life. May I do Thy will always!”

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The Step Three Spiritual Principles

Congratulations on being on Step Three! This is a wonderful step that marks the end of thinking and the beginning of serious action. Many say that this step is where they truly found peace and freedom from the obsession of addiction, as they turned the key of willingness in the lock of self-will. That is…

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Step 2 in Twelve Step Programs: Finding Hope at a Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centre

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In the Twelve Steps, Step 2 reads “Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.” The wording of the step is truly important to the individual struggling with addiction, particularly if he or she is feeling broken at the prospect of getting well. By the time we have entered…

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Perspective: The beginning of freedom

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

One crucial insight that I learned through my struggles with Step One was that the suffering and adverse consequences related to my drinking were never enough for me to reach my final bottom. Adverse consequences included many hospital trips, a few psychiatric/crisis visits, broken bones, numerous blackouts, loneliness, isolation, legal and financial problems … the list could go on and on. But until that complete and utter surrender came, I continued to fight.

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Step One

“Powerless over alcohol,” I would argue, refers to the original “allergic reaction theory” of Bill Wilson’s physician and mentor Dr. William Silkworth. This pioneer in addiction treatment had come to believe that alcoholics were physically different from non-alcoholics in how their bodies reacted to alcohol. And the neurobiological studies from today’s research are proving him right.

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