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Dry: A Memoir
by Augusten Burroughs

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English

Pages

324

Publication Date

April 23, 2013

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<p>The Tenth Anniversary Edition of the New York Times bestselling book that has sold over half a million copies in paperback. <br />"I was addicted to "Bewitched" as a kid. I worshipped Darren Stevens the First. When he'd come home from work and Samantha would say, ‘Darren, would you like me to fix you a drink?' He'd always rest his briefcase on the table below the mirror in the foyer, wipe his forehead with a monogrammed handkerchief and say, ‘Better make it a double.'" (from Chapter Two)</p><p>You may not know it, but you've met Augusten Burroughs. You've seen him on the street, in bars, on the subway, at restaurants: a twentysomething guy, nice suit, works in advertising. Regular. Ordinary. But when the ordinary person had two drinks, Augusten was circling the drain by having twelve; when the ordinary person went home at midnight, Augusten never went home at all. Loud, distracting ties, automated wake-up calls and cologne on the tongue could only hide so much for so long. At the request (well, it wasn't really a request) of his employers, Augusten lands in rehab, where his dreams of group therapy with Robert Downey Jr. are immediately dashed by grim reality of fluorescent lighting and paper hospital slippers. But when Augusten is forced to examine himself, something actually starts to click and that's when he finds himself in the worst trouble of all. Because when his thirty days are up, he has to return to his same drunken Manhattan life—and live it sober. What follows is a memoir that's as moving as it is funny, as heartbreaking as it is true. <i>Dry </i>is the story of love, loss, and Starbucks as a Higher Power.</p>
Addiction, Procrastination, and Laziness: A Proactive Guide to th...
by Roman Gelperin

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English

Pages

123

Publication Date

September 16, 2017

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<h2> Learn to Take Control of Your Life, Through an In-Depth Understanding of Motivation: </h2><br /><strong>What is motivation?</strong> Why do we feel totally paralyzed to do certain things, and utterly unable to quit others? Too many people conclude, falsely, that they are just lazy, or lacking in willpower. But what they lack is a correct understanding of their own minds, of motivation, and the way that it operates.<br /><br />This book is a self-help manual and a rigorous analysis of the psychology of motivation. It will teach you to stop procrastinating, kick your addictions, circumvent laziness, take control of your actions, and achieve your goals, by thoroughly understanding the way your mind works. In it, you’ll learn: <br /><br />• What is the nature of motivation, on its deepest psychological level<br /><br />• Why addiction and procrastination are two sides of the same coin<br /><br />• Why there’s no fundamental difference between a physical and psychological addiction<br /><br />• Why willpower is rarely the solution to anything<br /><br />• Why and how emotions motivate<br /><br />You’ll also learn fifteen powerful strategies for motivating yourself, why they work, and how to apply them to your own life. By the end of this book, you’ll possess all the tools you need to take firm control of your daily existence.
Alcoholics Anonymous
by Anonymous

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English

Pages

298

Publication Date

September 14, 2018

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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism (also known as the BIG BOOK) describes how to recover from alcoholism. The author is a founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Bill W. & Dr. Bob. It is the originator of the seminal "twelve-step method" widely used to attempt to treat many addictions, from alcoholism and heroin addiction to marijuana addiction, as well as overeating, sex addiction, gambling addiction, and family members of alcoholics, with a strong spiritual and social emphasis.
The Sober Diaries: How one woman stopped drinking and started liv...
by Clare Pooley

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English

Pages

336

Publication Date

December 28, 2017

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<p><b>A bravely honest and brilliantly comic account of how one mother gave up drinking and started living. This is Bridget Jones Dries Out.</b></p><p>Clare Pooley is a Cambridge graduate and was a Managing Partner at one of the world's biggest advertising agencies, and yet by eighteen months ago she'd become an overweight, depressed, middle-aged mother of three who was drinking more than a bottle of wine a day, and spending her evenings Googling 'Am I an alcoholic?'</p><p>In a desperate bid to turn her life around, she quit drinking and started a blog. She called it <i>Mummy Was a Secret Drinker</i>.</p><p>This book is the story of a year in Clare's life. A year that started with her quitting booze having been drinking more than a bottle of wine every day. It sees her starting a hugely successful blog, then getting and beating breast cancer. By the end of the year she is booze free and cancer free, two stone lighter and with a life that is so much richer, healthier and more rewarding than ever before. <i>Sober Diaries </i>is an upbeat, funny and positive look at how to live life to the full. </p><p>Interwoven within Clare's own very personal and frank story is research and advice, and answers to questions like: <i>How do I know if I'm drinking too much? How will I cope at parties? What do I say to friends and family? How do I cope with cravings? Will I lose weight? What if my partner still drinks? </i>And many more.</p>
Alcoholics Anonymous: The Big Book
by Anonymous

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English

Pages

576

Publication Date

November 22, 2017

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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism (also known as the BIG BOOK) describes how to recover from alcoholism. The author is a founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Bill W. & Dr. Bob. It is the originator of the seminal "twelve-step method" widely used to attempt to treat many addictions, from alcoholism and heroin addiction to marijuana addiction, as well as overeating, sex addiction, gambling addiction, and family members of alcoholics, with a strong spiritual and social emphasis.
Alcohol Lied to Me: How to Stop Drinking and Get the Real You Bac...
by Craig Beck

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English

Pages

168

Publication Date

December 01, 2012

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Craig Beck is a well-regarded family man with two children, a beautiful home, and a successful media career. A director of several companies & at one time the trustee of a large children’s charity. Craig was a successful & functioning professional man in spite of a ‘2 bottles of wine a night’ drinking habit. For 20 years he struggled with problem drinking, all the time refusing to label himself an alcoholic because he didn't believe he met the stereotypical image that the word portrayed.<br /><br />He tried countless ways to cut down; attempting ‘dry months,’ banning himself from drinking spirits, only drinking at the weekend & special occasions (and found that it is amazing how even the smallest of an event can suddenly become ‘special’). <br /><br />All these 'willpower' based attempts to stop drinking failed (exactly as they were destined to do). Slowly he discovered the truth about alcohol addiction & one by one all the lies he had previously believed started to fall apart. For the first time, he noticed that he genuinely didn’t want to drink anymore. In this book, he will lead you through the same fantastic process.<br /><br />The Craig Beck quit drinking method is unique: <br /><br />No need to declare yourself an alcoholic. <br />A permanent cure, not a lifetime struggle. <br />No group meetings or expensive rehab.<br />No humiliation, no pain and 100% no ‘willpower’ required. <br />Treats the source of the problem, not just the symptoms. <br /><br />What people are saying about ‘Alcohol Lied To Me’:<br /><br />“I was so excited to find your method. I had never seen anything quite like it so of course I enthusiastically purchased it. I have to say I was blown away by the unique frankness. It REALLY hits home in a very good way. It's as if a very caring, non-judgemental friend can see right through me in a way that can only be known by someone who's been through it all.<br /> <br />I am incredibly grateful to have found your book and your logical genius.<br />Thanks from DP (Arizona, U.S.A)”
The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous (Including Twelve Steps and ...
by Alcoholics Anonymous Worl...

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English

Pages

424

Publication Date

November 17, 2013

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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism (generally known as The Big Book) is a 1939 basic text, describing how to recover from alcoholism, written by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Bill W. & Dr. Bob. It is the originator of the seminal "twelve-step method" widely used to attempt to treat many addictions, from alcoholism and heroin addiction to marijuana addiction, as well as overeating, sex addiction, gambling addiction, and family members of alcoholics, with a strong spiritual and social emphasis.<br />It is one of the best-selling books of all time, having sold 30 million copies. In 2011, Time magazine placed the book on its list of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923, the beginning of the magazine.
Recovery Dharma: How to Use Buddhist Practices and Principles to ...
by Recovery Dharma

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English

Pages

113

Publication Date

July 30, 2019

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In the Buddhist tradition, "Dharma" means "truth," or "the way things are." This book describes a way to free ourselves from the suffering of addiction using Buddhist practices and principles. Our program is based on the idea that every one of us is our own guide in recovery from addiction, with the help and understanding of our wise friends and sangha (community). We believe that’s what the Dharma teaches us. The Buddha knew that all human beings, to one degree or another, struggle with craving—the powerful, sometimes blinding desire to change our thoughts, feelings, and circumstances. Those of us who experience addiction have been more driven to use substances or behaviors to do this, but the underlying craving is the same. And even though the Buddha didn’t talk specifically about addiction, he understood the obsessive nature of the human mind. He understood our attachment to pleasure and aversion to pain. He understood the extreme lengths we can sometimes go to, chasing what we want to feel and running away from the feelings we fear. And he found a solution. This program leads to recovery from addiction to substances like alcohol and drugs, and also from what we refer to as process addictions. We can also become addicted to sex, gambling, technology, work, codependence, shopping, food, media, self-harm, lying, stealing, obsessive worrying. This is a path to freedom from any repetitive and habitual behavior that causes suffering. Recovery Dharma is a peer-led movement and a community that is unified by the potential in each of us to recover and find freedom from the suffering of addiction. We approach recovery from a place of individual and collective empowerment and we support each other as we walk this path of recovery together.
Living Sober
by Anonymous

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English

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104

Publication Date

June 08, 2014

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This practical 92-page booklet demonstrates, through simple examples, how A.A. members throughout the world live and stay sober one day at a time. Originally published in 1975 and revised and updated in 2012, this A.A. General Service Conference-approved publication has helped untold thousands of alcoholics, especially many in early recovery, face “life on life’s terms,” and live as a sober person within a given day and “just for today.” From the preface to the book: “So not drinking at all—that is, staying sober—becomes the basis of recovery from alcoholism. And let it be emphasized: Living sober turns out to be not at all grim, boring and uncomfortable, as we had feared, but rather something we begin to enjoy and find much more exciting than our drinking days. We’ll show you how.”
Discipline Decoded: How You Can Take The Quality Of Your Life Sev...
by Stephen Taylor

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English

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89

Publication Date

June 08, 2019

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<p><strong>Do you want to look back at your life without regrets knowing you’ve achieved your full potential?</strong><br /></p><p><strong></strong><br />Then you need to train your mind to become DISCIPLINED. This book will show you what every successful person already knows about developing discipline, habits and the right mindset for a better life. Now is the time to take full control and ownership of your life. Author Steve Taylor once suffered from poor mental health, habits and mindset alongside his chronic fatigue syndrome. However, his life took a turn for the better after he cracked the code to limitless energy, better habits and an unstoppable mindset all whilst helping hundreds of other men achieve the same. He wrote this book to remind himself of<br />everything he’s learned so far, to look back on if he ever waived from this and to share it with all men out there who want to achieve the same.<br /></p><p><br />No matter what your idea of success is, you <strong>NEED TO ACHIEVE IT</strong> or you will look back with regret. You can have everything you want by developing discipline and having the right mindset. Make your life the one you actually want to live. Learn how to eliminate bad habits and replace them with ones that improve your life. Become a productive machine. Stop caring about what others think. Break out of your rut or negative spiral. Own your emotions and take full responsibility for everything happening in your life.<br /></p>

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