Week Two

Day 7 – Procrastination: Why we Choose Short-Term Rewards over Longer-Term Goals, and How to Beat it

This month you are doing something you probably don’t usually do – avoiding all alcohol. During your MOB you will...

Day 8 – N=ME and the Quantified Self (or Why it’s Good to Measure Stuff)

Today is again personal tracking day. In the n=me tracker form we have identified a number of aspects of your life that you...

Video – Quantified self (6 mins)

Day 9 – Perfectionism versus Healthy Striving

By now you will have been encouraged to check in at least once, and twice if you were here for...

Day 10 – Why can alcohol make me feel good and make me feel bad? Alcohol, the brain and emotions

Alcohol and your brain In today’s post we dig a bit deeper into the brain, and what alcohol can do...

Day 11 – Ten Nights Out That Don’t Involve Booze

So, you’ve decided to pack in the booze for the month. And, you’ve pretty much resigned yourself to spending weekend...

Day 12 – FOMO

On FOMO Depending on what kind of drinker you are, you might feel a particular sense of discomfort during your...

Video – Dealing with FOMO

Day 13 – Cognitive distortions: Three tricks our minds play on us, and how to beat them

If you want to improve your relationship with alcohol – whether you’re giving it up for a bit during a...

Day 14 – Alcohol and (Flawed) Decision-Making

Some of the main reasons people have for wanting to cut back on heavy drinking or stop completely, are the...

Blackouts

Blackouts

I talk about my relationship with alcohol a lot. It’s my job. I run projects with young people about it....

Video – Alcohol and decision making (8 mins)

Video – Feelings, Mood and Stress (18 mins)