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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 #70: Triggers

5/22/2018
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In this episode of Take a Break, I want to dig into the idea of triggers, or being triggered, and explain the pitfalls of this word and why you need to start to conceive of it in a different way. Listen in to find out how letting go of the idea that you’re triggered or that someone is triggering can help you with your process of changing your drinking habits and simply feeling better overall. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/70

Duration:00:29:56

Ep #69: Believing New Things

5/15/2018
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Today, I show you how to create new evidence when it comes to your relationship to alcohol and your ability to successfully take a break. This work will require you to challenge your thoughts, but it's vital to successfully changing the habit. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/69

Duration:00:29:16

Ep #68: Disappointing People

5/8/2018
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I’m diving deep into people-pleasing and the toll it can take on your state of mind. When you commit to pleasing everyone, you might think it takes the pressure off, but I’m going to tell you why the results you expect aren't the ones you get. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/68

Duration:00:28:32

Ep #67: Sitting at the Kids' Table

5/1/2018
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This week, I want to talk to you about what really makes something special, sexy, fancy, or sophisticated. We'll also explore how the messages you get about alcohol being "adult" and "refined" can hold you back, and how important it is to examine these beliefs and question them when you want to change the habit. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/67

Duration:00:28:01

Ep #66: Becoming an Observer

4/24/2018
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Join me on this episode as I walk you through the process of becoming an observer of your thoughts and emotions and explain how you can begin changing them to help you take a break in a sustainable way. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/66

Duration:00:36:42

Ep #65: Honesty

4/17/2018
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Today, I want to talk to you about honesty and your inability to be honest with yourself or people around you. Listen in to find out why you’re having trouble being honest, why your brain thinks drinking is a good idea, the problems that it causes, and what you can do today to start overcoming it. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/65

Duration:00:30:54

Ep #64: Urges 2.0

4/10/2018
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On episode 8, we talked about urges, what they are all about, and how to handle them. This week, I want to go deeper and give you a new way to think about an urge in a very helpful way as you’re doing this work. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/64

Duration:00:30:59

Ep #63: The In-Between Time

4/3/2018
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You’ve taken a break from drinking and you’re getting amazing results. You’re enjoying yourself, not just physically but also emotionally; you're starting to see that there’s a different way of being without needing or wanting a drink. Yet, there's a part of you that feels unsettled. You can't shake the thought that sometimes it feels like you don't know who you are anymore. I call this period “the in-between” time. You’re in the place where you’re shedding one identity and beginning to...

Duration:00:20:20

Ep #62: Self-Pity

3/27/2018
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Join me this week as I explain how to use the think-feel-act cycle to prevent feelings of self-pity. You’re going to learn why feeling pity for others isn't helpful, as well as why it’s impossible to change your habits when you're allowing yourself to wallow. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/62

Duration:00:25:54

Ep #61: What Story Is Your Body Trying to Tell You?

3/20/2018
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On this episode of Take a Break from Drinking, we take a look at why you resist listening to your body and instead prefer to manufacture a sense of false confidence and sense of happiness by pouring yourself a drink. Join me as I show you how you can get started with listening to your body and the incredible changes you will experience as a result. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/61

Duration:00:20:00

Ep #60: Augmenting Positive Emotions

3/13/2018
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Tune in this week as I explain why people get into the habit of augmenting positive emotions with external rewards rather than simply enjoying them, and what you’re teaching your brain when you do, as well as the potential downsides. Discover how to tell whether you really need to augment a positive emotion, analyze your situation, and decide on the best course of action in line with your goals. I promise you, guys, by doing this work, you will be able to experience so much more joy,...

Duration:00:30:52

Ep #59: I Deserve It

3/6/2018
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This week on Take a Break From Drinking, I'm discussing why these types of thoughts are not serving you and are continuing to fuel your failure to change the habit. Using the think-feel-act cycle will allow you to see how your permission-giving thoughts are misdirected towards alcohol. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/59

Duration:00:21:02

Ep #58: Using Your Past as Evidence You Can't Succeed

2/27/2018
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This week, we explore the seemingly impossible task of taking a break from drinking. Join me as I share with you the one belief you're holding on to that isn't serving you, and discover a simple, foolproof, and most importantly, accurate belief you can replace it with to help you change your drinking. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/58

Duration:00:22:48

Ep #57: What Creates Enjoyment

2/20/2018
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Join me this week as we explore the role of dopamine in your brain and teach you how to challenge your thinking when you're struggling to have a good time. I also explain the ways in which you might be hindering your progress when it comes to changing your drinking – especially if you're struggling to enjoy yourself with a glass in your hand! Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/57

Duration:00:22:50

Ep #56: Your Opinion of You

2/13/2018
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Join me this week as I delve into why your opinion of you should be your number one priority, and how focusing your energy there is the key to successfully changing the habits, like drinking, that aren't serving you. We'll explore how focusing on the results you're getting is fundamental in shifting your mindset. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/56

Duration:00:27:11

Ep #55: The Pitfalls of Isolating Yourself from Alcohol

2/6/2018
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The belief that you need to escape your life in order to solve your problems is incredibly common. I'll explain why this is, how this belief works in the think-feel-act cycle, and why this can cause problems when you want to take a break from drinking. Tune in this week as I show you how you can use situations where people are drinking to your advantage, and successfully change your desire to drink. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/55

Duration:00:32:00

Ep #54: Why I Don't Use Labels

1/30/2018
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On this episode of Take a Break from Drinking, we delve into the pros and cons of labels and why human use them to describe ourselves and others. I dissect three most-common labels connected to the struggle with alcohol, and explain why you may choose not to label yourself when it comes to the think-feel-act cycle. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/54

Duration:00:34:39

Ep #53: Why You Aren't Taking Action

1/23/2018
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Today, I want to talk about the reason why you’re still not taking action, or why you might be playing around with the idea, but not committing to change. Tune in as I share a powerful exercise to help you identify and understand the alternative option you’re weighing instead of taking it entirely off the table to commit to what you want. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/53

Duration:00:26:01

Ep #52: Compelling Reason 2.0

1/16/2018
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In Episode 22 I talked about why you need a compelling reason. Today, I want to take this work even deeper and so that you can find one that works for you, and understand how to avoid the most common mistakes. I'll also show you how to connect with your compelling reason on a regular basis to make sure you don’t fall back into your old, unwanted patterns. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/52

Duration:00:31:24

Ep #51: Why Alcohol and Food Aren't Your Friends

1/9/2018
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This week, I explain why alcohol and food are NOT your friends and how that thinking is holding you back from creating meaningful change in your life. Tune in to hear about five important thing s that food and alcohol will never be able to do for you and why you might want to consider reaching out to a flesh-and-blood friend if you’re working on changing your drinking. Get full show notes and more information here: http://www.rachelhart.com/51

Duration:00:30:26

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