While Molly Watts from Breaking The Bottle Legacy had been actively working to reduce her daily drinking, it wasn’t until 2020 that she began adding alcohol free (AF) days to […]
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Before I found Moderation Management all I knew about getting help for my problem drinking was abstinence only programs, and that scared the bjeezus out of me. If I tried one of those and failed (i.e. had one drink), then there was no hope for me.
My quest for new and better coping mechanisms to replace my drinking has led me to taking up regular exercise. It’s known to be mood-altering, so much so, that it’s one of the few proven treatments for anxiety and depression. I can’t help but see some similarity in my workouts and my moderation.
A recent New York Times article lists Moderation Management as a source of online help during the pandemic.