“I Need to Stop Drinking” by Liz Hemingway is her brutally honest biographical tale of how she managed to find a way to escape the intricacies and devastation of the ingenious alcohol trap.
Like so many people who finally open their eyes to see a world without this evil poison, Hemingway has dedicated her time and effort to help others follow the path she found so they too can start to enjoy life as it was intended to be.
I cannot tell you if this book has the ability to curb your drinking problem, but I can tell you that it contains as much inspirational and thought provoking personal experience as I have read in any book that covers this area of expertise.
Hemingway reveals that she found the inspiration to stop drinking after realising that there was nothing to give up in the first place. Then from that springboard, and using personal experience as her key, she opens up the door and invites you to learn from her painful experiences.
‘I have a friend who does no drink. She sees no point in it. She tells me when she is out for the evening that she wants to give the person she is speaking to the honour of being mentally present for them so that she can really listen and responding meaningfully to them.” Liz Hemingway.
Hemingway covers all of the tricks of the alcohol trade. The feelings of boredom and monotony that accompanies the decision to quit, the interruption of thought that continually tells you that you are missing out on something and that constant ache that you cannot enjoy your life without having a drink.
Then she shares with you her diaries, and how she managed to change her beliefs, biases and convictions to create a new way of thinking when it comes to alcohol.
You learn the huge financial benefits that quitting provides you with, the ocean of time that you suddenly have on your hands, the wonderful health benefits that you receive and so much more.
When you discover that there is nothing to give up, and simply stop drinking, your life will change in ways that you could never imagine. Not many people understand this simple truth but Liz Hemingway does. Instead of resting on her laurels she has written a book that helps others see the same truth.
She gave up her time to help you, now I urge you to give up your time and help yourself.
Pick up the book and read it.
Join the revolution.
If you are interested in reading other great books that can help you quit alcohol that I advise you also try The Easyway to Control Alcohol by Allen Carr
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