30 Great Reasons to Quit Drinking Alcohol

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1. You will immediately start having more money. Just imagine that great feeling to open your wallet and see a bunch of greenbacks! That's money you WOULD HAVE thrown away on booze, but instead you'll be able to use it to buy something nice, pay off some debt, or just save for a rainy day.

2. Your brain will begin to heal. The "foggy" feeling in your brain will slowly but surely go away. If you've been drinking heavily for many years you may have forgotten that wonderful feeling of being able to think clearly and deeply.

3. Your liver will begin to rejuvenate. Your liver will begin to repair itself in as little as two months, and you'll notice a dramatic improvement in your skin, as well as your vision. Many people report that their mood seems better as well!

4. You will no longer need to hide the evidence of drinking from your family. Gone are the days when you will need to hide the booze in a drawer or back shelf, or an empty liquor bottle at the bottom of the trash bag. You know that deep down you felt guilty when you were doing that, and now you don't need to any longer. You've nothing to hide!

5. Your spouse or significant other will have a new found respect for you. Just imagine the approving looks of your spouse as he or she gazes at you, both impressed and joyous that you've overcome that alcohol problem. Feel the pride!

6. Your face will begin to clear up and your complexion will show dramatic improvement. Sometimes we forget how we USED to look when we didn't drink, and how much our facial features have deteriorated from drinking. Get used to hearing "you look great" from your family and friends!

7. All the little aches and pains throughout your body will slowly but surely go away. Alcohol magnified those little aches because it was constantly robbing your body of the necessary nutrients by preventing vitamin absorption. Without alcohol in the way those aches and pains will be a thing of the past!

8. You will never again have to face a hangover. The joy of waking up sober is one you will never tire of. No headaches. No nausea. No general sickness. Just a renewed energy and zest for life.

9. You will start feeling remarkably better within just a couple of days. You will have a renewed energy and vitality. Your body and mind will both feel like they've been given a second chance!

10. You will stop hating yourself for wasting money. That sick feeling inside about how much money you wasted on booze will be a thing of the past. And the best part? You can spend that money on something else MORE valuable!

11. Your natural energy will slowly but surely return. Within just a few weeks you'll find that you're once again sleeping soundly and awakening refreshed. You no longer will have to try and summon the energy to overcome the previous night's drinking.

12. You will no longer worry about having a supply of booze. Gone will be the days of worrying about how much alcohol you have, or if the store is still open, or if you have enough for the night, or if you have enough money to buy some. You will be free from that worry!

13. Your sex life will improve immensely. Every aspect of your love life will be deeper, stronger, better - and much more fulfilled. Without alcohol in the way you will be more passionate than you've ever been!

14. You will be more refreshed in the morning. Get used to the idea of JUMPING out of bed, ready and able to face the day. That feeling will be the new norm, as you no longer will have alcohol holding you back!

15. You won't miss work due to drinking. There will be no need to lie to your boss about why you can't make it in. Or, if you really hate your job, you will now have the time and energy to go out looking for a NEW job. And by being sober you'll also look great at that new job interview!

16. Your friends will admire you for having the strength to quit. And not only will they admire you for not drinking, but you will be a good example to them as they try to improve their lives as well!

17. You will stop wasting time sitting at a bar. No longer will you pathetically sit at a bar with other addicts gossiping about meaningless events. Instead, you will be out DOING things with your life!

18. Your five senses will be renewed. As you begin to sober up you'll find that your vision and hearing has improved. Food begins to taste and smell better than it has in years, and every little touch will mean more than it ever seemed to!

19. People will tell you how much better you look. Get ready to get a big head! Family, friends and coworkers will constantly tell you how much healthier you look. If you're single you'll find a renewed interest from the opposite sex! Feels nice, doesn't it?

20. You will no longer feel trapped by an addiction. The feeling of freedom from alcohol will be hard to suppress. You will, in essence, feel like you've just been released from prison. And you were!

21. Nothing will come between you and your Creator. You will begin to appreciate the miracle of life, and the astonishing fact that YOU are alive, and YOU have been given so many blessings!

22. You will find joy in all the little things of life. Even little things like feeling the sun shine on your face, or taking a walk through the woods, or gazing up at the stars at night, will have joy all to themselves.

23. Your family will love the new you. Every day your spouse and kids and loved ones will show their happiness with your lifestyle change. The new you will mean a lot to them!

24. You will feel better than you have in years. The sickness and tiredness that you've felt will be a thing of the past. You'll have an overall "sense of well being" as your mind, body and soul become healthier and stronger.

25. Your youthful exuberance for life will return. Alcohol will no longer be at the top of your daily list of priorities. Instead, you'll find a renewed exuberance for doing things that you didn't have the time or energy or money before.

26. You will feel empowered. You will have overcome a major obstacle that was keeping you down. You will feel a new sense of confidence and empowerment as you go forward in life.

27. You will constantly smile and laugh. And it will be genuine laughter, not the drunken stupidity of the past. You will laugh and smile easily because of the new found joy you have within.

28. You will realize how many blessings you have. The profound beauty of every little thing in your life will suddenly be made known to you. You will feel truly grateful as you count your many blessings every day!

29. You will be truly optimistic about your future. As you look forward and realize that you feel better than ever, and you're no longer wasting your time and money on booze, you'll be able to see a world filled with endless possibilities.

30. You will feel happier than ever. And, isn't that what we all wanted in the first place? 


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