TSM Resources

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

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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

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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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Alcohol Rewards and the Sinclair Method

When most people think about the reward from drinking alcohol, one of the first things that comes to mind is the “buzz” or intoxicating effects. With that in mind, some people new to the Sinclair Method (TSM) begin with the expectation that they will take their medication and it will keep them from getting drunk.…

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Tracking Drinks: Standard Units of Alcohol

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One of the simplest concepts in alcohol reduction and moderation, tracking one’s alcohol-containing drinks, can also be one of the most confusing to understand. Perhaps part of the confusion comes from the often touted and complete oversimplification of one shot = one beer = one glass of wine. Unfortunately, this one equation could be part…

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How Telemedicine Is Changing Alcohol Treatment

People who are ready to reduce or eliminate their alcohol intake are increasingly turning to telemedicine. But not everyone understands what telemedicine is or how convenient it is to use. The C Three Foundation has partnered with Ria Health to explain telemedicine, why it is quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to see…

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Answers to the TSM Basics Quiz

  We ran an 8-question quiz testing your knowledge about Sinclair Method basics. We had 101 responses with an overall average score of 86%. Below are the 8 questions and the expanded answers. Did you take the quiz? How did you do?  

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TSM: Hacking alcohol recovery

It seems everybody loves a good life hack. Human beings have a tendency to pack way too much into an average day, so anything we can do streamline our lives and reclaim time can feel like a miracle. In this respect, recovery from alcohol use disorder is not much different. We’ve compiled some tips that…

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TSM Drink Log: Android App Download

How can you “drink responsibly” if you don’t know how much alcohol you are really drinking? Warnings about harmful alcohol use typically use “standard units.” That can be confusing to most people, who are not going to take the time to convert alcohol by volume (ABV%) and ounces or milliliters into these standard units. Track…

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Drink Reduction Over Time

The C Three Foundation conducted a random, anonymous survey of 100 people using the Sinclair Method (TSM). People were invited to participate through email, social media, and the Options Save Lives forum. While we will unveil all of the results and insights on June 12, 2017 to celebrate four years of helping people achieve lasting…

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The Sinclair Method (TSM) is a process

It seems that almost every single day we hear some variation of the same question that ends like this—“Does this mean the Sinclair Method (TSM) isn’t working for me?” The question typically follows a short explanation that follows a standard pattern: I’ve recently started TSM. It’s been (insert range of time between a day and…

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