62 minutes | May 6, 2021

Ep. 56: What You Don’t Know About Alcohol And Your Body

Let’s talk about what happens to your body when you drink alcohol and what happens when you stop drinking after consuming it on a regular basis. I asked Gillian Tietz, the Sober Scientist and host of the Sober Powered Podcast, to come on the podcast to talk about the Science and Psychology of Addiction.    In today’s episode, Gill and I discuss Why alcohol slows down our brain activity How alcohol affects our sleep and why you wake up at 3am after drinking The connection between alcohol and anxiety Why alcohol makes it hard to lose weight What happens to your body physically during withdrawal from alcohol The benefits your body gets from taking a break from drinking Plus... Rage gardening + Tomb Raider Gill’s story and her road to recovery Why you need to build a ‘drama free bubble’ in early sobriety How we felt physically and emotionally when we stopped drinking   About Gillian Tietz Gillian is a biochemist in the Boston area and is 17 months sober. Her passion is helping others free themselves from the drink, hate yourself, drink cycle by providing education on how alcohol affects our brain and causes addiction.  Gill uses her scientific background to connect neuroscience, psychology, and her personal experience to getting sober.  Wherever you are in your journey, understanding why alcohol causes your own personal brand of misery will fundamentally change the way you approach sobriety.   Want more support, resources and tools to help you go alcohol-free? You can Drink Less + Live More today with The Sobriety Starter Kit. It’s the private, on-demand coaching course you need to break out of the drinking cycle - without white-knuckling it or hating the process. Grab the  Free Sober Girls Guide To Quitting Drinking, 30 Tips For Your First 30 Days   Connect with Gillian Tietz Head over to Apple podcast and listen to her show, Sober Powered Podcast Follow Gill on Instagram @sober.powered To find out more about Gill and how she can support you on your journey to recovery, go to www.soberpowered.com   Connect with Casey Find out more about Casey and her coaching programs, head over to her website, www.hellosomedaycoaching.com Take a screenshot of your favorite episode, post it on your Instagram and tag me @caseymdavidson and tell me your biggest takeaway!
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