If you TRULY wish to stop drinking alcohol, or even reduce your drinking to a bare minimum, then you MUST follow these 4 simple rules:
Rule #1: Stop looking for a magic wand to do the work for you. There isn’t one simple thing that you need to do, or say, or think, that will suddenly be the answer to your addiction. You didn’t start abusing alcohol because of one reason alone, but for a myriad of reasons. Likewise, to stop drinking alcohol you will be required to make several changes to your daily habits. Start your road to sobriety by reading 10 Steps to Quit Drinking.
Rule #2: Take action, no matter how small of a baby step you need to take. You can read a 1000 self-help articles, and agree with every word that is written, but until you DO SOMETHING about your problem nothing will change. The good news is that you can start with something that is very small (and very easy) to do, as this will help you to get moving in the right direction towards sobriety. The very second you are done reading this article you should DO SOMETHING so you can stop abusing alcohol. Take a Baby Step Towards Sobriety
Rule #3: Avoid the 2 big mistakes that most alcoholics make. By avoiding these 2 mistakes you make it a WHOLE lot easier to control your temptation to drink alcohol. What are those 2 big mistakes? They are skipping meals and storing alcohol at home. When you stop doing those two things you have taken a gigantic step towards being happy and healthy. Get Sober by Avoiding These 2 Mistakes
Rule #4: Continue to take the necessary steps to remove alcohol from your life and don’t be afraid to CHANGE YOUR STRATEGY when what you’ve tried didn’t work. There are dozens of different ways to combat alcoholism, and the more directions and angles you attack it from the easier it will be to conquer. Just because ONE WAY didn’t work doesn’t mean ANOTHER WAY can’t! Keep experimenting until you find the way that works best for YOU. Take Action to Overcome Alcoholism
Remember, never give up … because inside of you is a better you that can’t wait to show all the talent, skills and personality that alcohol had hidden from the world.