And I couldn’t do that when I was constantly beating myself up for drinking.
I had to get off the insane cycle of drink-shame-blame-pain-promises-drink that had been consuming my life.
I had to start something new.
And that started with a PAUSE.
Pause on the cycle of broken promises and self-loathing.
Pause on the blame. Pause on the shame.
I had to let some GRACE in. Some self-compassion.
I will teach you all about that, the key is understanding the science.
Understanding that no matter how bad this is: