Annie Grace on Covid: Drinking When Stressed
This interview was recorded in the spring of 2020
Founder, This Naked Mind, Control Alcohol
Changing your relationship with alcohol
Annie Grace, author of This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life a path to freedom from alcohol delivered through a bestselling book and an audio program. And The Alcohol Experiment: A 30-day, Alcohol-Free Challenge to Interrupt Your Habits and Help You Take Control
It’s compiled from cutting-edge research on alcohol in the disciplines of psychology and neurology; it also examines the influence that alcohol has on our culture and society. It focuses on the dive into the roles of the conscious and unconscious mind in alcohol addiction, suggesting that a person’s unconscious mind has been subjected to a lifetime of conditioning about the benefits of alcohol.
The process uses Liminal Thinking – a new approach that focuses on understanding how we construct and change our beliefs to help readers gain freedom from alcohol. We will walk through many of the common beliefs we hold about alcohol :
- “Alcohol makes me happy.”
- “I enjoy the taste.”
- “I need to drink socially”
- “It relaxes me.”
And then deconstruct them and reveal the truth behind those beliefs. Once you’ve worked through and absorbed the new information you’ll notice an interesting phenomenon taking place.You won’t want to drink anymore. The focus is not on staying sober, it is instead on just living and being happy.