Tag: drinking

Part 2: The Neurobiology of Drinking

Part 2: 5 MORE Ways Alcohol Changed My Brain (and is Changing Yours, Too) This is part 2 of a two part blog post. Click here to read Part 1. In early 2019 a very close friend told me she was taking a 30… Continue Reading “Part 2: The Neurobiology of Drinking”

Part 1: 5 Ways Alcohol Changed My Brain (and is Changing Yours, Too)

The effects of alcohol on the brain are well documented and written upon.  But, when I was drinking I absolutely avoided that information.  I was hiding from it, really.  I was terribly afraid of destroying the pretend world of “I’m a normal drinker” and… Continue Reading “Part 1: 5 Ways Alcohol Changed My Brain (and is Changing Yours, Too)”

Traveling, Cravings, and ACT

I learned something new this summer: traveling causes cravings! Especially when you’re stuck with an 8 hour layover with your sleep deprived, jet lagged 3 year old. Airports are highly adept at targeting our baser desires and speaking to our sense of scarcity. The… Continue Reading “Traveling, Cravings, and ACT”