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Take a Break from Drinking is a go-to resource on why people drink and how to take a breather without missing out on life. You’ll hear from certified life coach Rachel Hart about why changing habits can be tricky, how to decrease your desire, and why there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. If you’re tired of hangovers and regrets and not into labels or powerlessness, this podcast is for you. Listeners will learn how to use the tools outlined in her book, Why Can’t I Drink Like Everyone Else?, to feel healthier and happier right away.

Take a Break from Drinking is a go-to resource on why people drink and how to take a breather without missing out on life. You’ll hear from certified life coach Rachel Hart about why changing habits can be tricky, how to decrease your desire, and why there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. If you’re tired of hangovers and regrets and not into labels or powerlessness, this podcast is for you. Listeners will learn how to use the tools outlined in her book, Why Can’t I Drink Like Everyone Else?, to feel healthier and happier right away.
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Take a Break from Drinking is a go-to resource on why people drink and how to take a breather without missing out on life. You’ll hear from certified life coach Rachel Hart about why changing habits can be tricky, how to decrease your desire, and why there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. If you’re tired of hangovers and regrets and not into labels or powerlessness, this podcast is for you. Listeners will learn how to use the tools outlined in her book, Why Can’t I Drink Like Everyone Else?, to feel healthier and happier right away.

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Episodes

Ep #91: Anxiety

10/16/2018
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Have you ever experienced anxiety that feels so intense you're certain something terrible is going to happen? Do you experience that anxiety around alcohol and taking a break from drinking? Join me today as I break down where anxiety comes from and what you're probably doing in response to it that is keeping you from seeing it clearly. I'm also sharing a step-by-step process you can use to work through anxiety when it shows up! Get full show notes and more information here:...

Duration:00:32:25

Ep #90: Numbing

10/9/2018
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Today, I want to talk about how we cope with negative emotions, the actions that we take in response to them. And specifically, what it means to numb how you feel. Join me on this episode of Take a Break for a look into why we numb, how to tell when you're using a numbing action to avoid facing your negative thoughts and emotions, and why awareness is key. Get full show notes and more information here: https://www.rachelhart.com/90

Duration:00:30:07

Ep #89: Motivation

10/2/2018
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Do you find yourself searching for the motivation to change your habit of drinking… or anything else in your life? I have some good news for you today that can help end your search. Join me this week as I share how you can build the skill of motivation by taking action every day. Get full show notes and more information here: http://rachelhart.com/89

Duration:00:28:40

Ep #88: Personality or Mindset

9/25/2018
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Most of you probably have thoughts along the lines of, “That’s just who I am,” “I’m just someone who has no impulse control,” or “That’s just my personality. I can’t change it.” But what if it’s not “just who you are” but actually something you can change? Today, I want to talk to you about a new and different way of considering who you are: Personality vs Mindset. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/88

Duration:00:20:58

Ep #87: The Allure of Normal

9/18/2018
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Whether your numbing action is overdrinking, overeating, overworking or any other overindulgence, you may have had the thought, "Why can't I ___ like everyone else?" Today I'm breaking down the belief that many of you are caught up in of wanting to be like everyone else. I share how the questions you're asking yourself are leading you to the shameful conclusion that there's something wrong with you and how you can choose other thoughts. Get full show notes and more information here:...

Duration:00:18:27

Ep #86: Mirror Effect

9/11/2018
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People hate admitting that they judge others negatively, however, we all do it. On this episode, we’re talking about the Mirror Effect – why you judge other people harshly – and what that means about your thoughts about yourself. We also take a look at how you can use the understanding of this concept as a tool to help you change your drinking habit or improve any area of your life. Get full show notes and more information here: http://rachelhart.com/86

Duration:00:26:12

Ep #85: All or Nothing

9/4/2018
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Have you ever felt like you either do everything right and do everything you said you were going to do or you've thrown it all out the window and allow yourself to cut loose and eat, drink, or do whatever your heart desires? Tune in as we take a look at the idea of perfectionism in relation to our drinking habits and how our thinking about earning our worthiness impacts our desire to drink. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/85

Duration:00:23:11

Ep #84: Drink Pushers

8/28/2018
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On this episode, we explore why people are drink pushers and why we avoid them and blame them for our own choices around drinking. We also look at what we need to understand about the think-feel-act cycle and how it’s driving the action of pushing other people to drink. Join me to discover how to handle the situations where someone is trying to persuade you to drink to help you feel empowered rather than pressured. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/84

Duration:00:28:46

Ep #83: Improvement or Growth

8/21/2018
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Do you feel like, no matter how much progress you make toward changing your drinking habits, you always focus only on the times when you stray from the path to your goals and constantly beat yourself up over it? Today, we take a look at how using certain kinds of language when we don’t do as we planned impacts meaningful growth and how a subtle shift can make all the difference when you’re trying to change your drinking. Get full show notes and more information here:...

Duration:00:25:39

Ep #82: Change Without Practice

8/14/2018
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You must practice in order to create change, right? On this episode, we take a look at the real reasons why you might be having an issue with socializing without alcohol and how regular practice can make this process (as well as any other sticking point in your journey) easier and more enjoyable. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/82

Duration:00:20:54

Ep #81: Impulse Control

8/7/2018
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On this episode, we’re talking about impulse control – the essential meta-skill for getting anything done - and how it can be applied to so many areas of your life including changing your drinking habits. I explain what you need to do in order to stop your impulses from running your day and manage them as they arise and how this will help you achieve your goals and build a better relationship with yourself in the process. Get full show notes and more information here:...

Duration:00:25:00

Ep #80: My Self Coaching

7/31/2018
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On this episode, I talk about the tools that I taught myself when it came to changing my drinking. They are the tools that gave me the ability to manage my mind, respond to my urges in a different way, and learn to handle my desire instead of immediately acting on it. These are the same tools I use in many different aspects of my life that allowed me to write a book, launch a podcast, and build a successful coaching business. Get full show notes and more information here:...

Duration:00:31:19

Ep #79: Your Emotional Health

7/24/2018
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On this episode of Take a Break, we take a deep dive into the topic of emotional health and take a look at why it matters. I show you what good emotional health is all about (and this may actually surprise you) and what gets in the way of achieving it. Lastly, we explore how and why you should invest in your mental health and what that looks like. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/79

Duration:00:33:37

Ep #78: The Rolodex of Excuses

7/17/2018
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On this episode, we take a look at how you regularly fall victim to your Rolodex of excuses and fail to make meaningful progress in changing your drinking habits. Join us as I explain how to identify those permission-giving thoughts, call them out for what they are, and teach your brain that you’re the one that has the ultimate authority over the decisions you make. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/78

Duration:00:24:13

Ep #77: Transition Time

7/10/2018
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On this episode, we take a look at how pouring a drink can become a marker for the end of one segment (generally work) and help you transition into a different, more relaxed part of your day. Tune in as I explain why we as human beings need markers and transitions in our everyday life and how using alcohol as a marker can get in the way when you want to change your habit of drinking. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/77

Duration:00:27:00

Ep #76: Drinking and Your To-do List

7/3/2018
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On this episode, we take a look at why your to-do lists may not be as helpful as you think and how they can actually work against you. I explain how your thinking about your to-do list may affect your desire to pour yourself a drink and give you the process you can use to turn your list into something that serves you. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/76

Duration:00:28:37

Bonus: Six-Week Solution

6/28/2018
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To find out more about The Six Week Solution self-study course, visit http://www.rachelhart.com/six-week-solution

Duration:00:07:50

Ep #75: Bridge Thoughts

6/26/2018
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On this episode, we take a deeper dive into the think-feel-act cycle and how you can actually apply it in your everyday life in a way that creates meaningful change. Listen in as I share a powerful framework that you can use to go from the thoughts that you’ve possibly been thinking your entire life to thoughts that serve you on your journey of changing your drinking habits. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/75

Duration:00:28:21

Ep #74: Losing the Desire to Drink

6/19/2018
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On this episode, we take a look at why I discourage my client from using words like abstaining when they are working on changing their drinking habits. I also explain why your desire for alcohol (or anything that tastes great to you) is so strong and outline the exact steps that you can follow in order to completely lose that desire. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/74

Duration:00:27:27

Ep #73: Why Your Enthusiasm Fades

6/12/2018
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On this episode, I show you why your enthusiasm starts to fade once you take action and why it’s absolutely normal. Tune in as I show you how you can use the think-feel-act cycle to counteract your loss of enthusiasm, stop getting caught in defeat, and see your goals through until you achieve them! Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/73

Duration:00:28:15