'A brilliantly clever, meticulously researched, fearless, snort-out-loud funny read that grabs you and won't let go' Catherine Gray We live in a world obsessed with drinking. We drink at work events, lunches, book clubs and weddings. Yet no one ever questions alcohol's ubiquity. In fact, the only thing ever questions is why people don't drink. It is a qualifier for belonging. As a society, we are obsessed with health and wellness, yet we uphold alcohol as some sort of magic elixir. It is anything but. When Holly Whitaker started to look for a way to recover, the support systems she found for recovery where archaic and patriarchal. Urging drinkers towards a newfound humility is great if you're a man, but if you're a woman and not in a position to renounce privileges you never had, a whole other approach is needed. She embarked on a journey that led not only to her own sobriety, but revealed the insidious role alcohol plays in our society and in the lives of women in particular. What's more, she could not ignore the ways that alcohol companies were targeting women, just as the tobacco industry had successfully done generations before. Honest, witty and trenchant, Quit Like a Woman is at once a ground-breaking look at drinking culture, a call to arms, and a celebration of learning how to claim everything life has to offer.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
'A brilliantly clever, meticulously researched, fearless, snort-out-loud funny read that grabs you and won't let go' Catherine Gray We live in a world obsessed with drinking. We drink at work events, lunches, book clubs and weddings. Yet no one ever questions alcohol's ubiquity. In fact, the only thing ever questions
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-26 - Publisher: Swift Books LLC
Buy now to get the insights from Holly Whitaker’s Quit Like a Woman. Sample Insights: 1) Most of us are living the lives others expect us to live while aching for another. 2) The dissatisfaction and emptiness we feel from living a life that isn’t in line with who we
Do you need a road map to cutting out alcohol in order to live your best life without the crutch of intoxication? This is a companion workbook to main book and provides a good self-assessment guide for you to help you use the necessary tools to break the cycle of
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