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The Sober Survival Guide

Author : Simon Chapple
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The Sober Survival Guide - How to Free Yourself from Alcohol Forever - By Simon Chapple. Foreword by Annie Grace - Author of This Naked Mind - Control Alcohol Are you tired of thinking about drinking? Hands up if you believe any of the following about drinking alcohol to be true: I can’t have fun without alcohol. Imagine going to a party without drinking! it makes me feel less anxious or depressed; it helps me sleep; I can’t relax without it; it makes me entertaining to be around; it fits the lifestyle of my boozy friends; I like the taste of alcohol; it’s cool and sophisticated; I’m not confident enough to talk to new people without it; it helps me deal with all the problems life throws my way; it stops me worrying about how much I’m drinking (ironic, I know). If you find yourself nodding at even one of these statements, then I know how you feel. I was a heavy daily drinker for over twenty years, I too used to believe that I couldn’t live without alcohol, and that once I’d had a few drinks I was funny to be around (hilarious in fact). Are you too are tired and fed up with the routine of drinking, and want to make a change and improve your life? Or you may simply be curious about how an alcohol-free life might look for you. Could it be better? Happier? Calmer? More peaceful? Perhaps you’re already on the path to changing your relationship with booze and might have read other ‘sober books’ or taken part in programmes to help you quit. I want you to know you can do the same as me and find complete freedom from alcohol, and that you don’t have to wait for years like I did. Also, I want to reassure you that alcohol addiction is never a person’s fault, and that there’s no need to blame yourself for finding it hard to give up. It honestly isn’t as difficult as you might think, and this book will provide the support, tactics and advice you need as you progress on your sober journey. The Sober Survival Guide is unique in that it is split into two parts. The first is designed to set you up for success and put you in a place where you can find freedom from alcohol if that’s what you want. The first part of the book contains essential information for when you’re in the early stages of controlling your drinking. The second part serves as a handbook as you move forward into an alcohol-free life and is where this book comes into its own. As you read it you’ll see I’ve used my own experiences and those of the people I’ve worked with to help ensure you’re ready for the challenges, fears, and questions that will come up in the years after quitting drinking. You’ll learn how to handle the work Christmas party without a glass of bubbly in hand, the joys of sober holidays, what to do when you stop drinking but your partner won’t, and a whole lot more. With this part you can dip in and out, picking the chapters that address the problems you’re facing that day or week. This unique quit alcohol book also shares my own stories and personal accounts that helped me learn (sometimes the hard way), so as well as providing vital tools and tactics it will also leave you with a smile on your face and provide you with a fun and enjoyable read. Part memoir, part sober guide and 100% alcohol free - The Sober Survival Guide is perfect for anyone looking to free themselves from the grip of alcohol. Simon Chapple is the founder of Be Sober one of the largest online 'quit drinking' communities, he is also a speaker and works as a Certified Alcohol Coach working with This Naked Mind helping people change their relationship with alcohol. He has helped thousands of people quit drinking and has made it his life mission to spread the word about the benefits an alcohol-free life brings. Join Simon and the alcohol freedom revolution on Instagram @besoberandquit or visit to discover more.

Quit Drinking

Author : Allen Chapple
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Are you tired of always depending on alcohol? Have people close to you told you that you have an alcohol problem, but you aren't sure that you do? Are you thinking about getting sober, but you aren't sure where to start? If this sounds like you, then keep reading! Alcoholism is a horrible disease. It affects many people all over the world. Leaving them feeling hopeless and helpless. The good news is, you are here now reading this. This book is here to help you know what you can do to help yourself and stop depending on alcohol to face the day. 86.3% of people over the age of 18 said they had drunk alcohol at some point. 70% said that they had drunk alcohol in the past year. 55.3% of them said that they had drunk in the past month. Of the same age group, 26.45% of people reported that they had engaged in binge drinking in the last month, and 6.6% said that they had engaged in heavy alcohol use in the last month. Of adults that are 18 and over, 14.4 million adults had an Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). Adolescents from ages 12 to 17, 401,000 of them had AUD. Around 88,000 people die each year from alcohol-related causes. This makes alcohol the third leading preventable cause of death. Tobacco is the first, and diet and inactivity are second. We are going to look at how a person can overcome their addiction to alcohol in a safe and manageable way. We'll go through the basics of figuring out if you're an alcoholic and how to accept it before looking at the changes you will face with sobriety. Throughout this book you will learn: The processes of your body that alcohol affects, and how to understand it. Common symptoms of people going through withdrawal. How to face socializing sober and stop relying on alcohol. The best options for getting help and how you can get started. What journaling can do to help you through this journey. AND SO MUCH MORE! Alcohol plays a big part in our lives in one way or another. Most people will try alcohol at some point, and many of them will enjoy several drinks during their life, and nothing comes of it. For some, however, alcohol can end up destroying their life. Chances are, if you are reading this, you may feel as if your drinking is harming your life, or you think that somebody in your life could use the help. It doesn't matter if this is your first attempt or your hundredth, what matters is you're here. If You're ready to take control, you will. Giving up alcohol is the easy part - learning to live after will be the real challenge - the first date, the first holiday, or sleepless nights. It'll all be discussed and covered. And if you still feel like you need some more guidance, we've got you covered there too. Don't wait any longer. If you want to make this change in your life, then do it. Scroll up and click "BUY NOW" to start today!

UnPickled Holiday Survival Guide

Author : Jean McCarthy
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A guide for people in all stages of recovery to navigate the common triggers and difficult situations that arise at family gatherings, work functions, and at home during the holidays. Also includes tips and insights for family and friends who wish to know more about supporting recovery.

Love Yourself Sober

Author : Kate Baily
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'Kate and Mandy’s upbeat, wise and empathetic take on life is a real tonic. They are the girls everyone would love to have as a best friend. This book will be that - a best sober buddy in your pocket.' Clare Pooley, author of The Sober Diaries. With questions around the "Mummy Wine O’clock" culture growing, Love Yourself Sober explores how a problematic relationship with alcohol can easily develop, particularly with time-poor mothers, how to recognise it, and what to do about it. Kate and Mandy provide a supportive "sober curious" environment encouraging active participation using positive psychology, coaching methods and workbook features to help women make changes for themselves. Love Yourself Sober is an empowering book for women and mothers to put their own self-care at the centre of a more healthy and positive life-change.

The Sober Diaries

Author : Clare Pooley
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A bravely honest and brilliantly comic account of how one mother gave up drinking and started living. This is Bridget Jones Dries Out. Clare Pooley is a Cambridge graduate and was a Managing Partner at one of the world's biggest advertising agencies, and yet by eighteen months ago she'd become an overweight, depressed, middle-aged mother of three who was drinking more than a bottle of wine a day, and spending her evenings Googling 'Am I an alcoholic?' In a desperate bid to turn her life around, she quit drinking and started a blog. She called it Mummy Was a Secret Drinker. This book is the story of a year in Clare's life. A year that started with her quitting booze having been drinking more than a bottle of wine every day. It sees her starting a hugely successful blog, then getting and beating breast cancer. By the end of the year she is booze free and cancer free, two stone lighter and with a life that is so much richer, healthier and more rewarding than ever before. Sober Diaries is an upbeat, funny and positive look at how to live life to the full. Interwoven within Clare's own very personal and frank story is research and advice, and answers to questions like: How do I know if I'm drinking too much? How will I cope at parties? What do I say to friends and family? How do I cope with cravings? Will I lose weight? What if my partner still drinks? And many more.

Alcoholic Relationship Survival Guide

Author : Doug Kelley
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The Alcoholic Relationship Survival Guide has been helping people resolve alcoholic relationships since 2001, and is no ordinary alcoholic relationship book. It is a powerful and comprehensive resource that explains the dynamics of an alcoholic relationship from the perspective by people who have been though it successfully. It explains the why's and how's of your situation in an easy-to-understand-but-no-holds-barred style that will encourage you, comfort you, anger you, and then help you to resolve your difficult situation in the most healthy and beneficial way possible. The Alcoholic Relationship Survival Guide will teach you healthy and effective ways to respond to alcoholic dysfunction and verbal abuse. It will show you pitfalls to avoid and solutions that work, including how to set healthy boundaries and reinvent yourself into a "New You." After reading this book you will not only understand your situation much more clearly, but you will also know what steps to take next. This book applies to any form of substance abuse that is causing relationship problems.

The Ultimate Man s Survival Guide

Author : Frank Miniter
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Do you know how to fight off an alligator? Throw a four-seam fastball? Mix the perfect martini? How about Ben Franklin’s 13 Rules of Improvement? Learn all this and more in the new expanded paperback edition of Frank Miniter’s New York Times bestseller The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide. Broken into seven sections—survivor, provider, athlete, hero,romantic, cultured man, and philosopher—Miniter teaches guys the skills,attitudes, and philosophies they need to be the ultimate man.

Survival Guide

Author : Porcia Wade
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This Survival Guide is going to help ignite your passion for reading God's word. Often times when we sit down to read God's word it feels like a chore when it should feel like an adventure! This guide will help you discover the truth of God's word and gain a better understanding of biblical accounts as you dive into the scriptures! This book will prove to be life changing!

The Complete Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook Man Skills

Author : David Borgenicht
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Following the success of The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, this ruggedly handsome hardcover collection brings together new and classic advice from Worst-Case experts to help readers master the manly artsfrom wrestling an alligator to calming a crying child to extinguishing backyard barbeque fires.

The Sober Experiment Journal and Workbook

Author : Lisa Elsworth
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This superb 30-day journal and workbook, packed with daily activities and inspirational quotes, will help you on your journey to you navigate the pathway to sobriety. Alex and Lisa, The Sober Experiment Ltd, have designed this journal based on methods and tips that worked for them. It includes useful sober survival tips and a comprehensive description of what you can expect in the first 30-days of sobriety to arm you with the facts and tools you need to be successful. At the back of the journal, you will find a section containing useful contacts should you need any additional support.By purchasing this journal you are raising money for NACOA as 10% of all profits go to this worthy charity. This journal can be used as a stand-alone tool or alongside our 30-day supported challenge - details can be found on our website

A Nurse s Survival Guide to Critical Care E Book

Author : Sharon L. Edwards
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This small, pocket-sized book provides a solid introduction to aspects of care and management in critical care. The book contains not only information on patient assessment, ventilation, haemodynamic monitoring, emergencies, critical care interventions, common conditions and pharmacology, all clearly relating to critical care, but also psychological, professional practice issues, palliative care and caring for relatives. It provides the factual information needed to assist nurses in providing holistic care in the critical care environment, in an accessible format. Pocket-book format makes the book portable and user-friendly Pull-out boxes highlight hints and tips for practice Diagrams used to explain clearly difficult concepts

How to Feel Manly in a Minivan

Author : Craig Boreth
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For every guy who has wondered how he could possibly become a dad while preserving any masculinity, sanity or dignity, this practical and hilarious guide will teach you HOW TO FEEL MANLY IN A MINIVAN ...and many other essential self-preservation techniques for new dads Men are ill equipped to face the challenges of fatherhood, but we've always made a noble effort: engaging in the meaningful sex, attending the breast-feeding class without giggling, and staying sober during the college planning. But the time has come for new dads to suffer no more. Veteran dad and author Craig Boreth sets out to smooth the path to paternity, showing desperate new dads: HOW TO CONVINCE YOURSELF THAT YOU'RE READY, from abandoning your entire existence to preparing for the biggest challenge of all: being useless. HOW TO GET FIT FOR FATHERHOOD, since that pudgy butterball will smack you down faster than a jilted stripper and make you sicker than Tijuana tap water. HOW TO maintain the illusion of control, from remaining conscious during delivery to telling pushy parents where to stick their unsolicited advice. HOW TO HAVE A NORMAL LIFE AGAIN, from getting that #[email protected]%&! song out of your head to appreciating your wife the MILF. ...and much more in this entertaining, life-saving, fully illustrated guidebook that no new dad should be without.

The Starving Artist s Survival Guide

Author : Marianne Taylor
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A Blackened Chicken Soup for the Artistic Soul Passion, humiliation, and depravity are the cornerstones of the artistic spirit. How else to rationalize one's deliberate choice to face a life of unsigned rejection letters, calls from worried parents and collection agencies, and cups and cups of ramen noodles? Being a noble artiste is a rough gig. It's one part denial, one part masochism. And it gets all the respect of being a fry cook, without the convenient minimum wage. Only a fool would agree to such soul crushing -- until now. The Starving Artist's Survival Guide boldly reassures both the dreamer and the doer that you are not alone. Regardless of whether you are a painter, a poet, a musician, a writer, an actor, or simply paralyzed by an English lit or fine arts degree, help has arrived. Topics include the pros and cons of various artistic day jobs ("People love clowns, except for the 80 percent who want to beat them up and the 20 percent who do"), coping with form-letter rejections through the healing power of haikus ("You, blinking red light, / A call back from my agent? / No, just goddamn Mom"), a survey of artists' dwellings (from the romanticized loft to Mama's rent-free attic), and most important, "Holding On: Ten Good Reasons to Keep Your Head out of the Oven." Both celebrating and satirizing the pretentious poor, The Starving Artist's Survival Guide recognizes that the best way to cope with self-inflicted poverty is with unbarred humor, not macramé and coupon clipping.

The Joy of Sobriety

Author : Kaelah Hennessee
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LEARN HOW TO ATTAIN SOBRIETY * Do you want to learn how to become sober and free from the grasp of addiction to alcohol and/or drugs?* Are you unsure of the different options you might have for sobriety programs?* Do you want a simple blueprint which will guide you to become free from addiction?Your step-by-step guideIn my short book, you will learn all you need to know about addiction.You will learn what it is, how to treat it and you will get a blueprint of how to say "no" to social situations, and much much more!Substance abuse cripples people's lives and the lives of the ones you love most.It can also get you in trouble with the law or even put you at risk of losing your job.The book is meant for anybody struggling with addiction, whether it's your first time or your twentieth time trying to kick the habit. I will walk you through what you need to do to get started - step by step, nothing is left out.You will learn:*What addiction is*How much a serving of alcohol is*How to handle temptation *How to deal with triggers*Traditional methods for handling substance use*Alternative treatments for substance use*How to say "no" when faced with difficult social situations*Much more...Are you ready to be sober, or to reduce your usage?Press the "BUY NOW" button now and get started right away!Tags: addiction, drugs, alcohol, addictive, habits, my strange addiction, alcoholic, alcoholism, substance use, substance use disorder, AA, alcoholics anonymous, AA meetings, substance abuse, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, chemical dependency, sober books, sober curious, sober diaries, sober ever after, sober for good, sober life, sober living, sober memoirs, sober mind, how to get your loved one sober, sober survival guide, sober journal, sober mercies, sobriety without aa

The Car Owner s Survival Guide

Author : Robert Appel
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Answers important questions about the care, service, maintenance, and repair of an automobile and offers tips on symptoms of automotive problems, dealing with mechanics, repair costs, driving techniques, and more

How to Quit Alcohol in 50 Days

Author : Simon Chapple
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"The sober life is so superior to the drinking life that there is no contest. But most drinkers have been drinking for many years, or even decades, and find [it] hard to change. The sober coach takes the hand of the reader and shows them the beautiful truth: that alcohol is a pathetic and unpleasant little drug." - William Porter, author of 'Alcohol Explained' "From designing your own sober toolbox to changing your mindset, Simon shows you the path to set yourself up for success." - Judy C. DO YOU FEEL TRAPPED BY ALCOHOL? DO YOU FIND YOURSELF THINKING ABOUT DRINKING TOO OFTEN? DO YOU PUT ALCOHOL AHEAD OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS IN YOUR LIFE? If so - here's some good news. You can quit drinking, and it's not as difficult as you think. Simon Chapple is a Certified Alcohol Coach who has helped thousands of people change the way that alcohol features in their lives. In How to Quit Drinking in 50 Days he'll give you a structured way to find complete freedom from alcohol - for now, or forever. This 50-day journey to freedom is split into two parts. Days 1-25 will ask you to take an honest look at the impact alcohol has had on your life, to examine the reasons for your drinking, and will arm you with the best strategy for quitting alcohol successfully. Days 26-50 will ask you to make the commitment to taking a break from alcohol - taking each step with one chapter a day, and answering the questions that come up. There are strategies for dealing with challenges and setbacks, and a wealth of resources for finding support and inspiration. Above all, there is a genuine passion for the sober adventure, and the huge rewards of an alcohol-free life - a life of freedom that's waiting for you. Download the accompanying workbook from the John Murray Learning Library website, or the free John Murray Learning app.

Survival Handbook for the Newly Recovering

Author : Scott Sheperd
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The Air Traveler s Survival Guide

Author : A. Frank Steward
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Written by a seasoned flight attendant who has seen it all, this book has 61 short stories about what really goes on in the air, from the varied in-flight behavior of different nationalities to handling passengers with unusual special requests. 10 illustrations.

The parents financial survival guide

Author : Theodore E. Hughes
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How much life insurance is enough to protect my children? What is a "good" yield on a nest-egg investment? Should I give my child an allowance? How do I choose a camp? What about music lessons? What kind of college will suit my child's educational needs and my financial resources? Questions asked by parents everywhere. Now, in one up-to-date resource, the answers to these fiscal issues are available in plain, unambiguous language. Covering topics from prebirth nest eggs to the tax implications of gifts to adult children, Hughes and Klein outline financial strategies to prepare for the expected and unexpected costs of raising a child. This is a valuable guide for parents at every stage of parenthood, whether just contemplating a family or sweating bullets over the cost of higher education. No other book presents the big picture as this one does: It can help make children not only affordable, but wonderfully worth it.

The Suddenly Single Mother s Survival Guide

Author : L. Patricia Kite
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