Renew The Spirit
Educate The Mind
Educate The Mind:
- Learn everything you can about alcoholism: Education is Power!
- To read "Diagnosing and Managing Chemical Dependency" and learn
more about Alcoholism, Click Below:
- Watch our Power Point Presentation to learn more about alcoholism,
including the genetics of alcoholism, Click Below:
- Learn about nutrition. Click below to read "Nutrition Times"
Empower The Body:
The following tips are from Dr. Beasley's and Mary P. Cheney's Book,
"How to Defeat Alcoholism":
- Eat a balanced diet including a wide variety of foods, as it is
impossible to fill all your body's needs if you eat only a few foods.
Good nutrition with the proper balance of protein, complex
carbohydrates, and unsaturated fats will ensure a more steady
supply of energy to every system of the body.
- Eat small frequent meals, with a small snack between meals to
maintain blood sugar levels. Try to eat something every two to three
hours. Good snacks include cheese, nuts or seeds, small pieces of
meat or poultry, yogurt, fruit, or raw veggies.
- Eliminate or reduce consumption of sugar and sugar-containing
foods and caffeine.
- Eliminate or reduce the intake of highly processed foods including
- Eliminate or rotate any known allergy-producing foods.
- Take a high quality vitamin and mineral supplement and follow a
nutritional supplement protocol to ensure you include all the natural
neurotransmitter precursors to help the brain recover normal
production of the chemicals which provide the natural high of good
- Schedule regular time for exercise. Regular exercise (enough to
work up a sweat) three or more times a week will also increase
stamina and vigor, particularly if the activity is something a person
Renew The Spirit:
The following tips are from Dr. Beasley's and Mary P. Cheney's Book, "How to Defeat
- Keep in touch with your feelings and needs.
- Allow yourself time to mediate or pray every day.
- Keep a journal of your attitudes and feelings.
- Don't take on so many jobs or projects that you have no time for yourself.
- Try to use your sense of humor to keep things in perspective.
- Avoid envy and jealousy; be aware of what is positive in your own life- your
sobriety is a great gift.
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