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Alcohol, Nutrition and Your Gut: Nurturing the Optimum Conditions for Success in Alcohol Reduction

By Ali Wilde Malnutrition is common among people who use alcohol to excess, with many of those struggling with addiction consuming high volumes of calories with little nutritional benefit. This presents something of a Catch-22 for optimal recovery, which requires the treatment of biochemical imbalances that create barriers to recovery. A process of biochemical repair is…
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The Sinclair Method: Applying effort in place of willpower

Co-written by Michael J Haas Many people share a common misconception about the Sinclair Method (TSM): because TSM doesn’t require willpower, they can and should ignore everything else involved in their addiction. This is simply not true. TSM doesn’t require willpower the way abstinence-based methods do, but it absolutely does require effort – in compliance,…
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Enjoying life again

The following was written by Bonnie M. and used with permission for Global Sinclair Method Awareness Day. It has not been edited in any form. C Three Foundation and TSM have changed my life. One year ago I was a total mess. Drinking to excess every single day. Without TSM I would have probably lost…
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Getting life back from alcohol

The following was written by LG and used with permission for Global Sinclair Method Awareness Day. It has not been edited in any form. My drinking spiraled out of control (in secret) after facing some back to back, traumatic and stressful life events.  Never feeling like AA was for me, I wanted to get back…
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A medical solution to alcohol addiction

The following was written by WK and used with permission for Global Sinclair Method Awareness Day. It has not been edited in any form. As someone who went through the 12 Step Rehab thing, I find it insane that I was never told about a method like TSM. Even after a hospital stay for seizures…
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Naltrexone, TSM and Claudia gave me hope… there’s nothing better than hope!

The following was written by C. B. and used with permission for Global Sinclair Method Awareness Day. It has not been edited in any form. When someone like me who is pretty ‘in control’ most of the time then has AUD – Alcohol Use Disorder – take over, it’s darn scary. About three years ago…
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The difference between forced abstinence and post-extinction abstinence.

The following was written by Seth R and used with permission for Global Sinclair Method Awareness Day. The original appeared in a TSM peer-support Facebook page called Your Life, Your Recovery on May 4, 2019. Happy Saturday everyone.Since I haven’t started a topic in a while I thought it being Mental Health Awareness month I’d…
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