In this episode I tell the story of the events that precipitated my own decision to quit drinking, and some of the concerns I had. I then suggest a couple of exercises for those still in the contemplation stage of the stages of change.
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Next week is: Coping With Chaos, the first episode that will really look at some specific techniques to deal with the (sometimes insane) times we live in.
I wrote Thinking Recovery to serve as a companion to this podcast. It contains an overview of the principal cognitive recovery techniques that I explore, and some visual aids to help with understanding.
You can download it for free, simply by clicking on the image to the right. I hope you enjoy it!
Pete is an author, blogger, and podcaster who makes his home in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico. His primary interest is in helping others recover from self-defeating behaviors.