How I quit alcohol

How I quit alcohol

Are you sick of feeling controlled by alcohol?Do you want to drink less?Do you wake up after a night of drinking feeling anxious and full of regret?I've been there and want to help you. In this podcast I will be talking with ex-binge drinkers, alcoholics in recovery, drug and and alcohol counsellors and people that have good stuff to say about quitting the drink. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Episodes

November 26, 2022 65 min

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On the 15th of November 8 brave souls got together to share their alcohol story in front of a live audience.

The final speaker of the night was my good friend and HIQA podcast regular, Lissie Turner.

Her story was big, passionate, brave and powerful. Strap in because she isn't here to pussy foot around with this sobriety sermon.


To reach out to Lissie on insta go to @lissietuner

or www.thepranaproject.com


To watch the sho...

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On the 15th of November 8 brave souls got together to share their alcohol story in front of a live audience.

Next up was my hubby Ash Grunwald, who shares his good news story.


To reach out to Ash on insta go to @ashgrunwald.com

or www.ashgrunwald.com


Or to watch our show on youtube go to

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHW5UwKXEEI&t=6536s&ab_channel=DanniCarr


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November 22, 2022 11 min

On the 15th of November 8 brave souls got together to share their alcohol story in front of a live audience.

Next up was me, Danni Carr out of my comfort zone, feeling awkward and a bit anxious and being ok with it.


To reach out to me head to insta @howiquitalcohol


or www.iquitalcohol.com.au

or email howiquitalcohol@gmail.com


To watch our show to go

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHW5UwKXEEI&t=6536s&ab_channel...

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On the 15th of November 8 brave souls got together to share their alcohol story in front of a live audience.

Next up Jamie Milne shares a poem he wrote on his exploits and "dick moves".


To reach out to Jamie follow him on insta @JamieMilneTraining


or. https://jamiemilnetraining.com



To watch our show head to

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHW5UwKXEEI&t=6536s&ab_channel=DanniCarr


Hosted on Acast. See ac...

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On the 15th of November 8 brave souls got together to share their alcohol story in front of a live audience.

4th speaker up on the night was the incredible Libby O'Donovan, in 2022 Libby received an OAM for her service to the arts and The 2022 Cabaret Icon Award (Lifetime Achievement Award).

Libby has been untethered to alcohol for over 12 months... Freedom


To reach out to Libby go to her insta @libbyodonovan or www.libbyodo...

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On the 15th of November 8 brave souls got together to share their alcohol story in front of a live audience.

The 3rd speaker on the night was my beautiful friend, Lyndal Hunt. Lyndal shares her very powerful goodbye letter to alcohol. There was not a dry eye in the house!


To reach out to Lyndal go to her insta @thesobreitygym


To watch the show go to youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHW5UwKXEEI&t=6531s&ab_c...

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On the 15th of November 8 brave souls got together to share their alcohol story in front of a live audience.

Second up was the wonderful Victoria Vanstone. Victoria is the host of the Sober Awkard podcast, she is the founder of the free online sober recourse https://cuppa.community

Victoria is a blogger, with a book coming out in 2023, she is brave, she is hilarious and very vulnerable in the speech.


To reach out to Victoria go t...

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On the 15th of November 8 brave souls got together to share their alcohol story in front of a live audience.

First up on the night was Michelle McDonald a participant in one of the HIQA sober challenges who is just over 12 months sober at the time of recording.

Michelle's story is brave and inspiring.

To reach out to Michelle go to her insta @thesoberconnection


You can see the show live on youtube here

https://www.youtube.c...

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In this episode I catch up with Jacinta from Sydney. Growing up with an alcohol Mum, Jacinta knows too well the dangers of alcoholism, it's destruction and how sly and powerful she can be. Like so many of us that grow up with addicted parents, even though we see the fall out we can also find ourselves in similar patterns. While their stories are very different the parallels between Jacinta and her Mum show the power of the Snea...

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In this episode I catch up with 28 year old,  pro- surfer, entrepreneur and founder of The Good Human Project and the The Good Human podcast, Cooper Chapman. 
At the time of recording Cooper is 6 months in to 12 months without alcohol, he is still going to night clubs, festivals and gigs.  He is just arming himself with alc free drinks and his WHY.   We chat about the improvements he has noticed within himself in this short time and...

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Andrew is a truck driver, Dad, Husband and a sober guy on a gentle journey of self discovery.  Growing up and not being sure how to express his emotions and bottling his feelings up led to Andrew to find himself in some pretty dark places which was exacerbated by alcohol.  With the help of his beautiful wife, Andrew started to recognise that alcohol was making him so much worse and eventually decided to give it away.  He has been s...
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In this episode I catch up with HIQA graduate, Kate Fleming.  Kate has gone from daily drinking to now 9 months of sobriety at the time of recording.  We chat about doing the hard stuff early on in the journey,  the expansion of life that comes with sobriety,  honouring yourself and your loved ones,  doing it for yourself and becoming slow,  gentle and aligned. 


This episode was brought to you by Monday Distillery.  To check them ou...
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October 25, 2022 36 min
Find yourself a quiet spot, make yourself a nest, as Mark Purser guides you through this beautiful Yoga Nidra practice.   Yoga Nidra is also known as NSDR (non sleep deep rest) or Yogic Sleep, it is a wonderful practice  and a powerful technique for activating your parasympathetic nervous system (rest and digest) and get you into a place where deep healing can become possible . Yoga Nidra can be as restorative as sleep, while you r...
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I am joined once again with yoga and meditation teacher, Mark Purser.  
Mark and I talk about the how we can create our own healing with mindfulness and creating stillness.  We talk about the life changing power of Yoga Nidra and how bringing that guided practice into your day can transform everything. 
Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep) aka NSDR has been used for thousands of years as therapeutic tool to promote profound states of relaxation....
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In this episode HIQA Grad, Tara McCarthy reflects on her journey and the situations she thought would never be possible to do sober, how she is doing what seemed impossible... living life sober. 
This is a great message for anyone who feels like it will never get easier, or life will always feel like a struggle without alcohol. 


This episode was brought to you by Monday Distillery.  To check them out go to 
www.mondaydistillery.com 

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I pull in the big guns for this episode hormones that I know very little about.  I had a request from a listener to chat about alcohol and the effect it has menopause and peri-menopause.  My good friend Lissie has studied the endocrine system extensively and is somewhat of an expert in the field.  Lissie specialises in hormonal and cyclic education, and in clinic on any pathologies, lifestyle choices, dietary details related to res...
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In this episode I chat with Ryan Dusick,  Ryan  is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, the founding drummer of the  band Maroon 5, a mental health advocate, and an author of the soon to be released book  Harder to Breathe: A Memoir of Making Maroon 5, Losing It All, and Finding Recovery (out November 2022).  
After increasing anxiety and severe nerve damage in his shoulder led to a complete physical and mental breakdown,  Ry...
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In this episode I chat with spirit medium, Charmaine Wilson.  Charmaine is a gifted medium who I have had the pleasure of having a very accurate reading with, however Charmaine's story is so much bigger than just being someone who can commune with the spirit world.  Charmaine is a survivor of child sexual abuse, domestic violence, addiction and went through the tragic loss of a child.  Charmaine is very direct and to the point ...
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In this episode I catch up with comedian, author and self professed show off, Mandy Nolan.   Mandy delves into her deeply traumatic and violent childhood, the death of her father at a young age due to alcohol and how all that trauma has shaped her.  Mandy's relationship with alcohol was also an unhealthy one, a fast drinker who would often have long blackouts.  She is now enjoying sober life,  we talk about how to schmooze with...
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