Here come the Halloween and Holiday parties; the wine tasting and beer fests galore are coming up quickly! The sports bars will have non-stop sporting events with baseball, soccer and football games. What Fun!
This may sound like a health issue but health is inner peace – inner peace is health. Chose peace for yourself and friends plus know some important facts from the Centers for Disease Control. Drinking causes death in 1 in 10 working age adults. Alcoholic or not.
Perhaps you or someone you know is drinking too much. It is hard to choose peace when you or someone else is alcohol inflicted. But after sobering up check out the link below. Don’t argue with yourself or anyone else about their habits but tell them what is concerning to you. What is on your heart. Everyone has a choice they can make about drinking but first educate yourself on the subject.
Waving a glass of wine or beer at anyone and saying “hey drink up, be merry” is a sure way to kill someone who may have alcoholic or binge drinking tendencies. It is also unkind and cruel. We don’t need to be enticed if it is something we really, really want?
This may sound like a sermon but we do not know what others need to learn and we cannot know what the future will bring for them or ourselves, but we can do our best to be helpful. If you feel warnings are appropriate do so. We all need to know the following facts from the Center for Disease Control because it educates everyone whether a non-drinker, casual or addicted.
Remember, you might not be able to stop someone or save them but at least you will know you tried. If appropriate maybe you will stop drinking to support them.
Here is the link -be patient it will open.