Tags: self improvement, addictions, alcohol addiction
When we hear the word addiction it's apparently connected to drugs or alcohol. When you realize you could no longer control your alcohol intake, you can somewhat call it as a kind of disease. And that's what you call alcohol addiction. When we talk about disease, it's certainly sure that you need some treatment for that.
Maybe you can come up with something better like going to the rehabilitation center or you need to see a doctor for the prevention of getting worse. If you recognize that your action and behavior don't seem normal anymore, start to pack your things and make an abrupt decision so you can go back to the right path that you are leading before this bad habit existed.
All of us is given a chance to turn a new leaf, it's not too late to make amends for all the missing pieces in your life. Incidentally, the most influential factor of alcohol addiction is being curious and peer pressure. It affects our brain that can create a strong desire to consume a lot of alcohol.
Usually people who wants to consume a lot of alcohol are problematic or under pressure from their work. They want to forget their problems through drinking and later on their body needs more liquor that their mind can't control it anymore. They become alcohol dependent and they can't live without any liquor in their everyday living.
Being an alcohol addict, you are going to face a lot of struggles in life. Going to the rehabilitation center doesn't end the matter, however, it's a big help for you to recognize all your mistakes and you will experience the difficulties that you have been through. To become an alcoholic is a little bit easier compared to becoming a drug addict.
The availability of liquor is more common than drugs. And the recovery is faster than being a drug addict. Many who take experts' advice that keeping yourself at a distance from any kind of addiction is healthy living. We are well aware of all the effects of addiction most especially alcohol addiction.
There are some few effects of alcohol addiction in our body and health such as, having some difficulties with the management of income. At first, you think you can supply the liquor you need using your salary but in the long run your body demands for some more and you will run out of money and there is also a possibility that you will be fired because being an alcoholic can reduce your performance in your company and all the financial problems will flow continuously.
It can also affect your relationship to the people you love and who are close to you. Your behavior will be estranged that even those who know you for a long time like your wife are afraid of you and this relationship might end up marital conflict or divorce.
And of course the last one is the physical effect. You are going to have different kinds of illness that make your body function abnormally. For example, heart disease and sometimes it is an intense case that can lead to death. Always bear in mind that it's not yet the end of life when you are facing this crisis in life.
There is always a way to find a new life or to start finding your new direction.
About the author
The author of this article, Amy Twain, is a Self Improvement Coach who has been successfully coaching and guiding clients for many years. Amy recently published a highly successful home study course on how to boost your Self Esteem. Learn more about this Quick-Action Plan and have a Fabulous Self Esteem.
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