Addicted to Excess Alcohol, Gambling or Smoking?

Time to make a change to your life and take away the Stress & Anxiety My pre Christmas blog. I pride myself that I talk to my clients in reality not morality.  I also say to my clients, you have never made a mistake.  They always look back in disbelief, as much as to say, what a stupid question!  I then say, you have had lessons and experiences. If you have done something and it has gone really ‘pearshaped’, you come out of it as a much wiser person.  Mistakes are the stepping stones to success.  Or should I reword it and say, experiences are the stepping stones to success. My clients come to me for help when their life has gone out of balance and they are out of control, they have become addicted. That creates Stress and Anxiety in their lives.  If someone is addicted to smoking, drinking alcohol and gambling and they are not harming anyone, I personally can’t see a problem.  They have the right to do that. This message I think is applicable, especially during the festive season. You are going to enjoy a few drinks, go to the races have a flutter, play the poker machines. It’s when it gets out of control and you become unbalanced, that you have a problem, then stress and anxiety is created.  Notice I left out the cigarettes, cigarettes are additive, you are either a smoker or a none smoker. I have witnessed on several occasions, a person has quit smoking, even after several years, they just have one cigarette, they are back in the trap. Smoking, usually starts...