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How It All Started: When Does Alcohol Become a Problem?

How does alcohol become a problem for us in the first place? How do we fall into the alcohol trap? How do we become addicted? How does alcohol become a problem for us? How it all starts… It starts before we ever realise it…It starts before we ever know anything. It started for me, as…

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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

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?

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, My Toxic Blackout Drinking, EX Best Friend

Alcohol, my toxic, blackout drinking, memory loss causing EX best friend had me conned for many years, into thinking it was an important part of my life, and that I didn’t have a drinking problem. I just liked a drink, and what was the harm in that?

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Why Do We Drink Alcohol? Especially as It’s Poisonous

Why do we drink Alcohol? Can you remember the first time you tried alcohol? Maybe it was a glass of wine, a spirits or a beer. You may not have liked it at first even thinking the taste was disgusting but kept going, as it was the thing to do (peer pressure) and everyone around…

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Alcohol Addiction Among High Earning Professionals [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 [Proven]

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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Is Alcohol Wrecking Your Relationships and Your Life?

If alcohol is causing your relationship problems, then I can totally relate, as I have been there too. Alcohol has caused me relationship problems, I have suffered blackouts and bouts of complete memory loss.  At times I embarrassed myself in front of family and friends with my drunken behaviour. At that point in my life, my addiction…

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