Ruralism, raffles, fancy lunches and dumb socks

We start with a heartfelt a capella rendition of “Ben”. And a whole lot more: Urban stereotypes and rural realities Therapy, or friends? Booze culture and the office raffle Alternatives to social drinking: fancy lunches, axe-throwing and more Also, being stupid with money; “at least it’s not drinking” Dumb socks Here’s that dumb thing from […]

Career purpose as a sobriety tool

From Jacksonville: the story of Heath Mooney, a firefighter who (via a groovy-sounding program offered by the International Association of Fire Fighters, kudos to them) has found his job itself a way to combat alcoholism and PTSD: actionnewsjax.com/news/local/i-know-my-life-has-purpose-jacksonville-fireman-battling-ptsd-alcoholism-finds-help-through-iaff/980361839 It’s an interesting thought — when you do a quick scan of why people drink, “stress from […]