My approach to quitting drinking: Put in place a few conditions and let self heal

Here’s my overall approach to this quitting drinking thing. I am doing a small number of practices that calm me down and settle me, and not doing some that jar, jangle, or fry me, and then waiting. Living my life, giving myself time and space to heal. I feel that there is a force toward health and wholeness in me (in everyone), and my job is to get out of its way. I’ve become an expert at interfering with it madly, and it’s time to stop.

This approach depends on an assumption I’m making being true – in that sense it’s an act of faith. Continue reading