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Bestselling author Annie Grace invites you, without rules, pain, or judgement, to explore the role of alcohol in our lives and culture.

Bestselling author Annie Grace invites you, without rules, pain, or judgement, to explore the role of alcohol in our lives and culture.
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Bestselling author Annie Grace invites you, without rules, pain, or judgement, to explore the role of alcohol in our lives and culture.

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English


Episodes

EP 218: Reader Question - I know I want to drink less but my husband NEVER comments on it - ever (despite my being obviously drunk multiple times!). Why is this!?

10/12/2019
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It’s not like we all need someone to tell us that we’re drinking too much – we already know! But when it’s so obvious that we should probably cut back, why doesn’t anyone say anything? Listen in as Annie answers this question with some ideas as to why this might be. Did you miss This Naked Mind Live? Do you maybe have a little bit of FOMO? Don't worry. I've got you covered. In fact, I had the entire event professionally recorded and it's available digitally. Transformation in your living...

Duration:00:09:54

EP 217: Naked Life Story - Laura

10/11/2019
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Growing up in Wisconsin, where drinking was just a way of life, today’s guest describes her relationship with alcohol as “disgusting”. Meet Laura, who lived the "sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll" lifestyle. For years, she lived in a box that she didn’t belong in and after getting married, having 3 kids, and eventually deciding that drinking was no longer working for her, Laura found herself in a sexual identity crisis. Join Annie as she and Laura discuss the crazy path that led her to where she...

Duration:00:43:04

EP 216: Reader Question - How do I deal with people being uncomfortable with my not drinking?

10/5/2019
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There’s no denying that there’s an awkward tension in the room when we’re the only ones not drinking – especially when we’re newly alcohol free. So, how do we deal with this? Annie tells us not only HOW to deal with this, but also gives us insight into WHY there’s an elephant in the room when we choose not to drink. Are you ready for a deep dive into truly lasting change? If so, you might consider my Intensive Program. It’s a 9-week, self-led program that you can do in the complete comfort...

Duration:00:05:38

EP 215: Naked Life Story - Brandy

10/4/2019
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Sheltered and naïve, today’s guest, Brandy, went wild once she was out on her own. A whole new world of drinking, smoking, drugs, and partying led her down a path that landed her in some scary situations. But things have turned around for Brandy, thanks to her spirituality and This Naked Mind. Now, she’s providing a safe presence for those who are in the same spot she was just a few years ago. Let me ask you a question. What is better than change? Lasting change, of course. If you've had...

Duration:00:32:51

EP 214: Reader Question - Why is alcohol considered a depressant but it seems like drinking makes me happy?

9/28/2019
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Got a question? Ask Scott, the head coach at This Naked Mind. Once a month, Scott tackles the top 3 most frequently asked questions and answers them using research, personal experience, and tips to help us in our journey to an alcohol free existence. Are you looking to connect with like-minded people? Sometimes maybe you feel like you have all this information from doing This Naked Mind or The Alcohol Experiment, but you’re living in a world where people don’t speak your language. That is...

Duration:00:09:22

EP 213: Coaching Questions with Scott Pinyard

9/27/2019
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Got a question? Ask Scott, the head coach at This Naked Mind. Once a month, Scott tackles the top 3 most frequently asked questions and answers them using research, personal experience, and tips to help us in our journey to an alcohol free existence. Hey! Guess what time it is? This only happens a few times a year, and right now it's open enrollment at This Naked Mind Intensive Coaching Program and there's nothing like it. Over 12 weeks, you'll look inward and truly transform your...

Duration:00:28:01

EP 212: Reader Question – Why do I crave alcohol more when I have PMS?

9/21/2019
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Why would us girls crave a drink more at “that time of the month” than at other times? Is there any kind of link or is it all in our heads? Annie Grace tells us what she’s learned in her research about this topic. Find out what studies done by the Journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence, as well as Behavioral Pharmacology, have to say about this theory. Did you miss This Naked Mind Live 2018? Do you maybe have a little bit of FOMO? Don't worry. I've got you covered. In fact, I had the entire...

Duration:00:05:51

EP 211: Naked Life Story - Bowen

9/20/2019
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Call it spontaneous sobriety. Call it an “aha” moment. Either way, alcohol slowly became something that today’s guest, Bowen, was just no longer interested in. Join us as Annie and Bowen discuss the evolving process that led him to ditch drinking – a process that was driven by a desire to live well. There was no rock bottom moment for Bowen; just a realization that for him - drinking and depression were mixing about as well as oil and water. Have you tried The Alcohol Experiment? Okay, if...

Duration:00:37:14

EP 210: Reader Question - Why hasn't my family noticed?

9/14/2019
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Why do smokers get all the accolades when they decide to quit but when someone quits drinking, it’s a different story. And even worse yet, what if nobody notices that we’ve quit drinking? Annie gives us some possible reasons why those who are closest to us might not be giving us the attention we want and deserve. Are you ready for a deep dive into truly lasting change? If so, you might consider my Intensive Program. It’s a 9-week, self-led program that you can do in the complete comfort of...

Duration:00:05:51

EP 209: Naked Life Story: Ken

9/13/2019
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Join us for today’s interview, where Annie sits down with Ken – who thought he had achieved spontaneous sobriety…until one relapse, which ultimately led him to find This Naked Mind. Ken was then able to do things his way, avoiding the industrialistic feel of rehab and the labels associated with AA. For Ken, this allowed him to take ownership over his journey to a naked life. Let me ask you a question. What is better than change? Lasting change, of course. If you've had trouble making change...

Duration:00:38:22

EP 208: Reader Question - What about my coffee addiction?

9/7/2019
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Is there such a thing as being addicted to coffee and is coffee something that we should be careful with? Annie shares her view on the great coffee debate. Find out if Annie, herself, drinks coffee or if she’s a water only kind of gal. Are you looking to connect with like-minded people? Sometimes maybe you feel like you have all this information from doing This Naked Mind or The Alcohol Experiment, but you’re living in a world where people don’t speak your language. That is why I created...

Duration:00:06:14

EP 207: Naked Life Story: Simone

9/6/2019
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From an 8th grade dropout to a registered nurse, today’s guest packs a powerful podcast punch! Annie introduces Simone, who found herself trying to cope with traumatic events from her childhood and youth by using alcohol to numb the pain. But drinking no longer has a residence in her life! Find out how this overcomer beat the odds and what life is like for her now that she’s free. Did you miss This Naked Mind Live? Do you maybe have a little bit of FOMO? Don't worry. I've got you covered....

Duration:00:29:09

EP 206: Reader Question - I'm entertaining and alcohol free. Do I need to provide booze for guests?

8/31/2019
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What’s the best way to be a good host if we are living alcohol free? Is it necessary to still provide alcoholic beverages to our guests? Or maybe it’s best to just exempt ourselves from hosting altogether? Annie answers this question with your best interest in mind! Find out what she has says regarding this topic and learn some tips that have helped her learn to be the hostess with the mostess. Have you tried The Alcohol Experiment? Okay, if not, drop everything and go to...

Duration:00:06:49

EP 205: Coaching Questions with Scott Pinyard

8/30/2019
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Our favorite furry-faced friend, Scott Pinyard – the head coach at This Naked Mind – is BACK to answer some frequently asked coaching questions. Today, Scott unpacks 4 questions that SO many of us can relate to! Ever experienced FOMO? Most of us have. Find out what Scott says about his own FOMO when he quit drinking. Scott answers these 4 FAQ’s with so much knowledge and clarity and gives you tips on how to navigate through the questions of your naked life! Are you ready for a deep dive...

Duration:00:24:04

EP 204: Reader Question – Why doesn’t willpower always work?

8/24/2019
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Sometimes when offered a drink, it’s an easy “no thank you”. Other times, it’s almost impossible to say no. Why is it that sometimes we’re okay and other times it’s such a struggle? Annie Grace dives into the world of willpower and shares research information and tips to help us understand this conundrum. Let me ask you a question. What is better than change? Lasting change, of course. If you've had trouble making change stick, either with alcohol or in any other area of your life, you are...

Duration:00:06:03

EP 203: Naked Life Story – Brittany

8/23/2019
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Religion and alcohol can be an interesting topic of discussion, especially for those raised in the Mormon faith - where alcohol is strictly forbidden. Today, Annie chats it up with Brittany, a young mom of three and a former Mormon. Find out how Brittany separated from her faith, but quickly got entangled in the drinking culture. Learn how she was able to get back out with the help of This Naked Mind. Are you looking to connect with like-minded people? Sometimes maybe you feel like you have...

Duration:00:48:20

EP 202: Reader Question - How do I deal with anger?

8/17/2019
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What happens when we are able to change our relationship with alcohol – for the better – but some emotions emerge that we haven’t appropriately dealt with for a long time? How do I channel anger, specifically? Find out what Annie has learned from an actual anger management coach and how anger itself fits into our society. Learn some tips about how to deal with anger the right way. Did you miss This Naked Mind Live, and do you maybe have a little bit of FOMO? But don't worry, I've got you...

Duration:00:06:22

EP 201: Sober Bliss with Gayle Macdonald

8/16/2019
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In today’s podcast, Annie doesn’t get to do the interviewing! Nope – she’s the one being interviewed. Listen in as Gayle from Sober Bliss puts Annie in the spotlight and gives her the chance to share her story. Annie tells all – from her corporate days of drinking to how This Naked Mind came to be. Annie holds nothing back as she walks us through the last five years of her life and business. Have you tried The Alcohol Experiment? Okay, if not, drop everything and go to...

Duration:00:53:56

EP 200: Reader Question - How to avoid drinking at a boozy sales meeting?

8/10/2019
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The alcohol really flows at most annual sales meetings. But what if we don’t want to drink, yet we also aren’t ready to tell people we’ve given up drinking - for fear that they’ll think there was a problem? Annie opens up with advice from her own experiences and shares a variety of ways to gracefully get through these situations. Are you ready for a deep dive and truly lasting change? If so, you might consider my intensive program. It's a nine-week self-led program that you can do in the...

Duration:00:09:30

EP 199: Naked Life Story – Lorraine

8/9/2019
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In her group of friends, Lorraine was the one who liked to drink the most. But that all changed when she found This Naked Mind. Annie welcomes Lorraine, who seemed to have alcohol coming at her from every direction – almost from birth. From her father, who left at a young age because of his drinking to being raised by grandparents who binge drank, Lorraine’s life was always surrounded by drinking. Find out what finally prompted her to give it up for good. Let me ask you a question. What is...

Duration:00:25:00