Have you ever felt the pressure of societal messages encouraging you to reward yourself with a drink or unwind with alcohol at the end of a long day? Join us as we sit down with certified This Naked Mind alcohol coach, Allison Schwent, who shares her personal journey with alcohol. From her early days as a gymnast, through college, marriage, and becoming a parent, Allison takes us through the ups and downs of her relationship with alcohol, and how she found a path to sobriety.
Alison offers a candid look into how we often assign roles to alcohol that it simply cannot fulfill, leading us down a vicious cycle of 'just one more.' She describes how she reclaimed control over her life by distancing herself from alcohol and finding healthier ways to cope with stress. Her unique approach of playing out the future scenario of having a drink helps illustrate the potential consequences, serving as a valuable tool for those struggling with similar issues.
In the final act of this moving episode, Alison triumphantly shares her victory over a her struggle with alcohol. She opens up about the challenges she faced in her marriage, the physical pain of a ruptured neck disc, and her husband's infidelity that led to her awakening and transformation. Now a sobriety coach herself, she introduces her new venture, The Inside Out Freedom, and encourages others to join her free weekly zoom meeting, Community Connection Call. This episode serves as a testament to the power of resilience and the possibilities that emerge when we confront our struggles head-on.
Don't miss this empowering episode where we address the importance of breaking down physical barriers and fostering connections through modern technology. As sobriety coaches, we're dedicated to helping others live a fulfilling life, devoid of alcohol. Join us on this inspiring journey and discover the potential within you to break free from the grip of alcohol.
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