I Stopped Drinking for the month of November, Here’s What I Learned…

1) Booze is a bad way to cope with stress

  • Better rested
  • Less grumpy
  • Making smarter food choices
  • Better able to keep track of my task lists
  • Better able to resist the ‘trash-fire’ model of the world that says we are all doomed (for the most part… I’m not an emotionless robot!)
Aden Nepom makes a face. Courtesy of Art of Change

2) The first week was hard

3) After the first week, I stopped thinking about drinking

Now it’s December…

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Aden Nepom

Aden Nepom is president of The Art of Change Skills for Life and host of The Changed Podcast. She’s a pragmatic and playful advisor on communication and change.