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Inspiring Challenges and Disguised Opportunities!?

Inspiring Challenges and Disguised Opportunities!? | Sober Something | Scoop.it
I am not afraid of Mondays!  I start the week excited by new opportunities, focusing on the infinite possibilities that could come my way.  I'm not going to sugarcoat it by saying that everything i...
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Does My Genetic Inheritance Guarantee Alcoholism? | The Fix

Does My Genetic Inheritance Guarantee Alcoholism? | The Fix | Sober Something | Scoop.it
A former drunk becomes an advice columnist and advises one of his readers on drinking, love, and genetic determinism.
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Whatever we think about and thank about...

Whatever we think about and thank about... | Sober Something | Scoop.it
This week I had the immense privilege of attending a Dr. John Demartini talk in Johannesburg.  Over the years I have heard people mention him and never really been too curious about him, possibly b...
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Bite-Size Chunks and Baby Steps...

Bite-Size Chunks and Baby Steps... | Sober Something | Scoop.it
Don't for a minute imagine that just because I am a coach I have all the answers for myself all the time.  There are days where just like everyone else I experience self-doubt, insecurity or my per...
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What is Recovery Coaching?

What is Recovery Coaching? | Sober Something | Scoop.it
Since returning to South Africa a couple of months ago I have made my focus the development of my Recovery & Life Coaching business (Recovery Coaching SA).  It's an exciting adventure to build ...
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The two questions that could determine if you have an alcohol problem

The two questions that could determine if you have an alcohol problem | Sober Something | Scoop.it
Two questions is all it could take to establish whether a person currently suffers from or is at risk of a drink problem, a study for GPs says.

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Greg Yates's curator insight, July 10, 2014 1:31 AM

A Quick Fairly Reliable Tool to Determine if You (or Anyone Else) Have An Alcohol Abuse Problem.

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Don't look back in anger...

Don't look back in anger... | Sober Something | Scoop.it
It's been eleven fabulous years of wild adventures, wonderful people and whimsical endeavours.  But nothing has even come close to the feelings I had when the plane landed last week at Johannesburg...
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The one you feed...

The one you feed... | Sober Something | Scoop.it
I am in love with my life!  I cannot ever remember a time when I felt so truly alive...unencumbered by the murky depths of the past and personal nonsense.  I think that all the coaching, training, ...
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It's not my cup of tea...but it is my journey.

It's not my cup of tea...but it is my journey. | Sober Something | Scoop.it
The more I learn about addiction, the more confusing it becomes!? There are so many ideas about the cause of addiction and the reasons that some people become addicts and others don't. At the mom...
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One way ticket to Relapse City?

One way ticket to Relapse City? | Sober Something | Scoop.it
There are so many people and things that have helped me along the road to recovery.  The people I have to thank for their love and support are numerous and they know who they are, because I've made...
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Understanding What Motivates Your Triggers

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Conscious recovery and sustainable sobriety


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Do you understand what motivates your triggers which cause you to slip back into destructive thinking patterns...?

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How you do anything, is how you do everything!

How you do anything, is how you do everything! | Sober Something | Scoop.it
This weekend I attended a seminar on Financial Freedom and Wealth Creation...and it was profoundly life-changing for me!  It wasn't just about how I can make money or what I need to do to become we...
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You (don't) complete me!?

You (don't) complete me!? | Sober Something | Scoop.it
While I was drinking I was incapable of having anything that resembled a mature,fulfilling relationship...  I simply didn't have the faith in myself to get involved with anyone for anything more th...
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Don't judge my path if you haven't walked my journey.

Don't judge my path if you haven't walked my journey. | Sober Something | Scoop.it
It's not often that I have the time (or the inspiration) to post more than once a week, but the devastating passing of Robin Williams gave me much cause to pause and think over the last few days.  ...
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"Are you willing to do the work?"

"Are you willing to do the work?" | Sober Something | Scoop.it
I'm feeling pretty proud of myself at the moment having designed and launched my first commercial website...www.recoverycoachingsa.com.  Still tweaking things here and there, but it's an amazing fe...
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What is Recovery Coaching?

What is Recovery Coaching? | Sober Something | Scoop.it
Since returning to South Africa a couple of months ago I have made my focus the development of my Recovery & Life Coaching business (Recovery Coaching SA).  It's an exciting adventure to build ...
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What the forgiveness?!

What the forgiveness?! | Sober Something | Scoop.it
I have spent the last two days completing the theoretical component of my Recovery Coach certification and something came up in the material that I thought truly merited a little consideration.  I'...
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I love you, but I'm not like you!

I love you, but I'm not like you! | Sober Something | Scoop.it
Before I get into my post today, I just want to express my gratitude to the people who follow my blog.  It's always humbling to think that my words are being read by others and I really appreciate ...
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Where do I fit in!?

Where do I fit in!? | Sober Something | Scoop.it
In five days time I am returning to South Africa after living and working abroad for close to eleven years.  I cannot contain my excitement at the thought of being home again, with the people I lov...
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One way ticket to Relapse City?

One way ticket to Relapse City? | Sober Something | Scoop.it
There are so many people and things that have helped me along the road to recovery.  The people I have to thank for their love and support are numerous and they know who they are, because I've made...
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High-Functioning Alcoholics are Everywhere…But are Not Getting Sober

High-Functioning Alcoholics are Everywhere…But are Not Getting Sober | Sober Something | Scoop.it
Why does everyone know a high-functioning alcoholic?
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High-Functioning alcoholics...but still people suffering from an alcohol use disorder (AUD).

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(Not) What every little girl wants to be...

(Not) What every little girl wants to be... | Sober Something | Scoop.it
When asked, "What do you want to be when you grow up?", no little girl living in a magical world of ballerinas and ponies has surely ever been heard to answer, "Oh, I'd like to be an addict...I'm n...
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Personal musings about alcoholism, sobriety & long-term recovery.

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