Midlife Crisis And Alcohol

midlife crisis and alcohol

Women in midlife face many challenges from hormone changes, weight gain, children leaving an empty next, ageing parent, career changes, divorce, and often thrown into the mix is a growing concern and an increasing alcohol problem. Midlife and A Growing Alcohol Problem At first an alcohol problem may not seem to be obvious because the…

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Signs of a High-Functioning Alcoholic

high functioning alcoholic in meeting

Have you ever wondered if your drinking is more than just a pleasant pass-time? Are you edging towards wondering if you are a high-functioning alcoholic? Let’s break that down for you. What do we mean by high functioning? I used to think that high functioning referred to people who are more intelligent, more capable, and…

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Can Alcohol Cause Stress?

can alcohol cause stress

If you find yourself reaching for a bottle or sighing with relief at a well-deserved glass of wine at the end of a stressful day, then you are not alone. Far more busy executives than you can imagine do the same thing, and many of them feel ashamed that they do. C-suite executives and busy…

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Alcohol Addiction Among High Earning Professionals – Shocking Stats

Why are so many high-profile professionals struggling with alcohol addiction As many as 1 in 20 UK GPs are dependent on alcohol, with half drinking at least twice a week ‘because of the NHS crisis.’   Doctors suffering with alcohol addiction are not only putting their own health at risk, but also the wellbeing of patients…

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Is alcohol addiction affecting your work productivity?

Is alcohol addiction affecting you and your organisations work productivity? Every day, millions of high flying successful, educated and competent career women across the globe have to cope with working not only in a high-end successful exec role (where it maybe a male dominated industry they work in and so feel the need to work…

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Drinking is Stressful

Everybody has challenging times in their lives and everybody has situations that are stressful. Some people are better able to cope with life’s issues than others. Drinking is stressful, however well you cope with life stresses, drinking will only serve to increase your levels of stress.   Consider all the aspects in your life as…

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The Honest Truth: Alcohol Trap Explained

Would you know if you were caught in the Alcohol trap? Alcohol addiction is a trap that we fall into. We don’t intend for it to happen and we rarely see it happening. Alcohol hijacks our brains and cons us into believing that it benefits us and that we need it. In this article I…

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Casual Drinkers, Control and Moderation

Do you class yourself as a casual drinker? The progress of alcohol addiction can take years, or decades, and sometimes it hovers on the edge for a lifetime. This does not mean that so-called ‘casual drinkers’ are not addicted. To a certain extent they are, and alcohol will be affecting their health in ways they…

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