How I overcame Alcoholism and Thought about Life in General

by Bill Hieser


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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/21/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 68
ISBN : 9781982291082
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Page Count : 68
ISBN : 9781982291099

About the Book

The basis of this book is how I overcame my drinking problem. I was trapped in a cycle of restricted drinking followed by uncontrolled binges. I believe this is a common pattern. Conventional approaches of abstinence and harm-minimisation actually exacerbate the problem. I devised a routine of cycles between drinking a lot, then drinking less each cycle. Each cycle I drink a bit less. An advantage of cycles is the drinker can compare the difference between drinking different amounts of alcohol. There are pluses and minuses for each amount but drinking less enables more to be done in other areas. Once a drinker can control his drinking he can decide what is best for him. I have included my thoughts about life in general which I hope are of interest to the reader.


About the Author

The author’s name is Bill Hieser. He was born in Canberra in 1955. He currently lives in Lismore NSW. He is interested in Maths and Science and languages. He is fluent in Russian and Spanish. He has had a drinking problem since he first drank beer age 14. In recent times he has controlled his drinking using methods described in this book.