What Are You REALLY Afraid Of ?
If you’re reading this post then the chances are you’re contemplating stopping drinking.
Maybe alcohol is only just starting to become a problem for you or maybe it’s wreaking havoc in your life. But whatever stage you are at, you’re likely to be experiencing a certain amount of fear.
This is totally normal and happens when we try to change anything.
The subconscious part of our brain works on a very basic principle – avoid pain and move towards pleasure.
It has no concept of time – it lives purely in the moment. And for your subconscious brain – alcohol equals pleasure and living without it equals pain and uncertainty
So as soon as you start to think about stopping drinking, this part of your brain anticipates the discomfort it’s going to feel and churns out endless reasons not to try: [Read more…]