The Sober Bliss Podcast bringing you hints, tips, advice and inspiration as you walk your path to living a rich and full alcohol-free life. Discover why sobriety is the most loving gift of self care and self love, and how you can feel empowered and joyous with your choice to live the abundant life of alcohol-freedom you deserve.
I'm Gayle Macdonald, coach, mentor, mum, and tea drinker! I'm here to help you to transform your relationship with alcohol in a way that feels good, so you can live the life you deserve without alcohol holding you back.
Coping with Life's Challenges when You Don't Drink
Coping with life's challenges when you don't drink. In this episode I share practical hints and tips to help you cope with whatever life throws at you without turning to alcohol. Discover some emergency tools to help you through difficult times and what you can do on an ongoing basis to build strength and resilience. Plus the one powerful mindset shift to help you through any situation.
How to Create a Vision for Your Sobriety
In order to have an alcohol-free life that you love, it is important to know what that looks like. This is why taking the time to create a vision for your sobriety is key. And it is a lot of fun too. This episode describes exactly how you can begin to create your very own vision for your sobriety and practical steps to take right now to get into that good vibe, positive energy state.
Why self love and self care is key in sobriety
In this episode I talk about why self care is at the very crux of a happy alcohol-free life, what self care is and how to begin a daily self care practice. Self love and self care is so important and if you have been using wine as self care, it can be difficult to know what to do instead. Most crucial though is allowing yourself this time and energy for yourself, so I talk about how to begin to show yourself that you are worth it, which is the most important first step.
Sober Bliss meets Richard Capriola, author of 'The Addicted Child'
Richard Capriola, addiction counsellor and therapist has written a valuable resource for parents to help them if they think their child has a problem with substance use. Written in clear language with practical help, The Addicted Child is a parents guide and resource on adolescent substance abuse. Learn more about Richard and the book at www.helptheaddictedchild.com
Effective Ways to Manage Alcohol Cravings
Cravings are the thing that can often stop us in our tracks as we walk the sober path, especially in the early days. We might even be so scared of cravings that we don't even try to stop drinking.
In this episode I share some effective ways to manage alcohol cravings and explain why they are not to be feared and how you can absolutely manage them so that eventually they don't bother you anymore. Plus, the number one thing you can do to get through any craving.
Overthinking in Sobriety
Overthinking and being stuck in your head, leads to fear, doubt and worry. All this time spend thinking can stop us from doing the thing we are thinking about and often we talk ourselves out of taking action, before we've even given ourselves a chance.
Discover tips on how to break the over thinking cycle and the ONE thing that you can do to overcome overthinking in sobriety. Find freedom from thoughts and the never ending spiral of overthinking.
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I am so happy to have found Gayle and Sober Bliss! She has a lovely energy about her! Am listening to all her podcasts. She has great topics and is a thoughtful host who listens to her guests.
Really enjoyed her last 3 episodes— topics spoke to me especially overthinking!
Am learning so much!! Recommend her so much!!
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