This essay is for those who consume alcohol despite a distaste. Who feel pressured to drink. Who fail to stand up for their beliefs. And want to change it.
Disclaimer: I am no doctor nor scientist; just a guy with an opinion.
Here is a riddle for you. Who murders openly and plentiful, yet tags along wherever we go? Who is the primary attraction at every party, the star in the crowd? Who gives courage to the shy, reduces our self awareness and induces stupid ideas into the reasonable?
You know who I am talking about. Enjoyed by plenty, disliked by many, consumed by almost all.
It’s the Booze Family.
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I embarked on a journey to discover and become my grandest, happiest self. And did the exact opposite. I enforced physical pain and stressed myself out. Instead of living, I was consuming. Instead of listening, I was ignoring. Instead of crafting a happy me, I neglected my health and was destroying the foundation that builds up a happy person in the first place.
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“Your words have no meaning. They are empty phrases we can’t relate to. What we need is your experience.”
It was my first workshop and I had been crushed by the truth. And I knew it. They wouldn’t have to tell me. Like everyone who is striving after a worthwhile endeavour, I have to push against my fears and weaknesses trying to drag me down and stop me.
The black hole – our everyday enemy
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my name is Jakob a.k.a. wollekob and I am a self-proclaimed happiness nurse, aspiring lifehacker and full time explorer.
This is my blog on which you can peek into my brain, see reason wrestling with emotion, follow my adventures and read along as I figure out how to crack the code called life and find answers on how to excel at and enjoy it.
But first things first; let me introduce myself.
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