Why Do We Do Such Stupid Things When Drunk?
Have you ever wondered why drinkers do stupid, self-destructive things when drunk? If you’re anything like me, I’m sure you’ve been there, opening your eyes the morning after a night of drinking and cringing when we look back. Drinkers do all sorts of crazy things. Drink driving, unsafe sex with strangers, getting into fights, trouble
Al Pacino Stops Drinking – Here’s How!
Everyone knows this famous attention-grabbing scene. There he is delivering the kiss of death to Freddy in The Godfather Part 2. But did you know actor Al Pacino is also sober? We’ll be sharing Al Pacino’s story today! Early Years Alfredo James Pacino was born in 1940 in Harlem, New York City, to second-generation Italian
Top 10 Most Famous Teetotalers!
Famous heads of state, athletes, artists, you name it. We have some of history’s most famous non-drinkers coming right up. You will find out the background to their sobriety, how they manage to do it, and hopefully, get some inspiration for your own life. A teetotaler is someone who doesn’t drink at all. While we
Your Sleep on Alcohol
How does alcohol affect sleep? If you drank like I drank a few years ago, then you’ve probably experienced the same messed-up sleep as I did. Scientists have found that as much as 90 percent of drinkers struggle with sleep, and the script is more or less similar for most of them. Let’s find out
95,000 Americans Died of Alcohol Last Year. Here’s How.
Did you know that a whopping 95,000 Americans die from alcohol every single year? Alcohol is the third leading cause of preventable death today. Find out what the other top two causes are and the dozens of different ways in which alcohol cuts your life short, as well as the one single health benefit of
Top 5 Heaviest Drinking Countries in the World
Quick question. Which country in the world has the highest average alcohol consumption? Where does the average adult drink the most? I know what you’re thinking. You’re probably going along the lines of something like Russia or the US. How about Italy or France? If that’s the case, you couldn’t be more far off. I’m
6 Ways Alcohol Increases the Risk of Major Diseases
Alcohol does many things to the body. What diseases are caused by alcohol? Read on to find out. 1. Respiratory Infections, Particularly Pneumonia We start with something you probably wouldn’t expect to see in a list like this: respiratory infections, particularly pneumonia. Now, how on earth could alcohol use increase the risk of pneumonia? It
Financial Costs of Drinking
Today, I want you to take out a pen and paper. If you’re still engaging in alcohol use, I’m going to show you an easy way to calculate precisely how much alcohol will cost you over the next 20 years. And if you’ve stopped drinking, you will find out exactly how much money you can
Timeline of Quitting – How Fast Will My Body Recover from Alcohol?
Just how fast can the human body recover from years of alcohol abuse? And will it make a complete recovery? Or are you never going back to the way you were? We’ve crunched into the scientific research and have the answer to all these questions and more. Spoiler alert: if you’re thinking about quitting alcohol,
Most Expensive Rehab Clinics in the World
Have you ever wondered just how expensive rehab can be? What could you spend on a treatment program if you had unlimited funds? I want you to take your best guess, and I’ll give you the top five most expensive addiction rehab price tags in the world. Believe it or not, the top two are
21 Ways That Alcohol Effects The Body
“Why a beer a day could actually be good for you” “Ride wine: a drink to your heart” “4 Reasons you should drink a shot of tequila every day” “5 amazing benefits of drinking mojitos” But the reality couldn’t be further from the truth. Alcohol’s negative impacts on your body start from the moment that
How Robert Downey Jr Went From Addict To Highest Paid Hollywood Star
When you hear the words “addict” and “Hollywood” in the same sentence, chances are Robert Downey Jr comes to mind. From spending time in prison, and being unemployed, broke, and alone, to one of the highest paid actors of all time. Robert Downey Jr is living testament to what is possible once you sober up.
Eminem Sobriety: From Rehab & Near Death To 12 Years Clean
In April last year, Eminem tweeted this photo to his 30 million followers His 12-year sobriety token. “Clean dozen, in the books! I’m not afraid.” It’s been a long ride for the hip hop superstar, from the lowest lows to the most unimaginable levels of success, and then all the way down again. You’ll learn
Tom Hardy’s Sobriety: From Nearly Dying To Living His Dream Life
His real name is Edward Thomas Hardy, but the world knows him simply as Tom Hardy. One of the biggest actors in the world today, Hardy’s been sober for close to twenty years now. But before that, it was a very close call for the Hollywood superstar, who started sniffing glue at 11. At only
How To Stop Drinking Alcohol Using 3 MENTAL MODELS
In this blog, we’ll be exploring how to stop drinking alcohol using something called a “mental model”. If you’re looking for a logical approach to getting in control of your drinking and building a better understanding of the problem at hand – you’ll want to read this entire article. We’ll first define what a mental
Why Supplements Won’t Help Your Alcohol Cravings
Quitting drinking… Headaches, fatigue, nausea, cravings, peer pressure and everything else under the sun that seems to be working against you. You start Googling your symptoms to see if there’s any solution for the pain, and you see articles recommending supplements that promise to help you overcome withdrawal. The reason being that drinking booze causes
7 Reasons to Stopping Drinking Alcohol FOREVER
Alcohol really isn’t all it’s made out to be. Despite the glamorous image that is often portrayed, the reality couldn’t be further from the truth. All alcohol is, is poison. Nothing more, nothing less. When you can see that clearly, and you remove all of the conditioning, stopping becomes a logical and simple decision. And
How To Stop Alcohol Cravings in 5 Seconds
When I say I don’t suffer from alcohol cravings, I truly mean it. I’ve learned how to stop alcohol cravings in a very fast and simple way. Through practice, introspection, and taking a First Principles approach to stop drinking, I have figured out how to catch alcohol cravings before they go anywhere. And, throughout this
Alcohol Substitute: 4 Reasons I NEVER Drink Them
I’ve seen people ask about drinking an alcohol substitute more times than I can count. Should I drink alcohol-free beer? Should I drink an alcohol substitute? What’s your favorite AF drink? I have personally never drank an alcohol substitute. Nor have I ever tried an alcohol-free drink. I never have and I never will. Ever.
Anxiety After Drinking Alcohol: 3 Ways To Overcome It
Suffering from anxiety after drinking alcohol? Well, I know exactly how it feels. When I drank alcohol, I was crippled with anxiety for a very long time. I don’t think there was a single hangover where I didn’t suffer from some level of anxiety. Some days would definitely be worse than others, but I know
How To Stop Drinking Alcohol in 3 Simple Steps (2020 Version)
If you’re looking for information on how to stop drinking alcohol, this post is going to be the opposite of what everybody else is telling you to do. I haven’t drunk alcohol for 2 full years, and I did it without AA, willpower, or rehab. But, back in the day, I had a pretty bad
I Stopped Drinking For 2 Years: 5 Things That Happened
I have recently made it to a milestone – I stopped drinking for 2 years. I won’t spend too much time talking about my journey to stopping drinking, but just to summarise: I drank for around 10-years I was a big binge drinker and blacked out quite regularly I tried using willpower more times than
Is Alcoholism a Disease? 3 Major Issues With The Disease Theory
Many people ask themselves: is alcoholism a disease? And, if they answered yes to that question, they often believe the disease of alcoholism is incurable. During the arduous 10-years of trying to find a solution to my own drinking problem, I ended up buying into this argument. And how exactly did I come to this
How To Get Sober: 4 BASIC Steps To Lasting Success
If we look around us, and we ask ourselves how to get sober, we’ll probably answer it like this: Stopping drinking is difficult Stopping drinking requires willpower Stopping drinking is complex I’ll be completely honest with you. I used to think the EXACT same thing. But, here’s the thing. It’s not just me. I’m not
Liquid Courage: The Surprising Truth about Alcohol and Courage
Back when I drank alcohol, I was convinced that drinking alcohol gave me courage. I thought of it like a superpower. I thought of alcohol as “liquid courage”. It sounds strange, but I almost felt proud of “downing” those drinks. I thought people around me would see me as a dangerous, kind of naughty character.
What Elon Musk Can Teach Us About Alcohol Addiction
In this post, we’re going to look at what Elon Musk can teach us about alcohol addiction. This post might be a little bit different from the rest of the posts on the Soberclear website. Actually, it’s going to be totally different. But, at the same time, probably the most insightful and enlightening. Instead of
Dreams of Drinking Alcohol: Are They Normal?
Are you worried because you have had dreams of drinking alcohol? Well, in this article we’re going to explore alcohol dreams, and what they mean. We’ll look at alcohol’s effects on sleep, why dreams become more vivid, and I’ll share some personal experiences with you. By the end of this article, you’ll understand that dreams
11 Critical Signs of A Drinking Problem
In this article, we’re going to look at 11 signs of a drinking problem. If you’re worried that you’re currently drinking too much, what exactly should you be looking out for? We’re going to look at the term “alcoholic”, the definition of alcohol use disorder (AUD) and then look at 11 signs you are drinking
7 Simple Tips To Stop Drinking
In today’s post, we’re going to look at 7 tips to stop drinking. These tips truly changed my life. It’s the advice I wish somebody gave to me when I was spinning my wheels, desperate for a solution. A precursor before we get into the 7 simple tips to stop drinking As always, it’s important
Stopping Drinking For 30 Days: What Should You Expect?
In this article, we’re going to look at stopping drinking for 30 days. Many people start their alcohol-free journey with an attempt to stop drinking for a month. So, let’s explore this further. Firstly, I’ll share my experience during the first 30-days of stopping. After that, we’re going to discuss some of the things you