Alcohol and Sleep

Alcohol and Sleep

Alcohol and sleep: a match made in hell Sleep hasn’t always been my friend, but when I was drinking it was an especially wrought relationship. I would drink from early evening until bedtime, believing that it would help me sleep. I would instead lay awake for an hour...
What motivates you?

What motivates you?

Motivation Part 2 Continuing along the topic of motivation, I have identified within myself five forces that make up the substance of motivation.  They are: Awareness of one’s capability (based on past achievements) Willingness  Commitment Carrots and Sticks Drive...
Tapping into motivation (#1)

Tapping into motivation (#1)

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivators One of the common topics I discuss with my clients is motivation: how to maintain it, how to build it, and how to tap into it when we feel it waning. Motivation is the driving force behind our actions. It is the general willingness...
Creating a Clearing

Creating a Clearing

“When you let go of what no longer serves you, you create space for what is meant to be” – unknown author It has been just about a year since I changed my relationship with alcohol.  Just about a year since I put down my daily wine glass (or three)...