I can finally deal with my emotions and feelings in a healthy manner.
My mom passed away last September. Before she died, I apologized for all the things I had done. I told her she was a good mom to me. She did what she knew how to do.
I don’t blame or hold anything against my family. I love them all and respect them.
Note from Jason: Please listen to Natalie's interview on The Better Human Show. Natalie is an inspiring human being whose story holds important lessons for us. She shows us that exposing our demons to the light is the best way to exorcise them from our lives forever. I was absolutely terrified to live without alcohol. It had become my best friend, my companion, my comfort, my band-aid for all the wounds I suffered and created. I was terrified that without alcohol I wouldn’t have any identity at all because I was always drinking to keep hiding in the shadows of [...]
This is not just the story of how I freed myself from alcohol. It's also about how I finally realized what real strength is. I confused strength and weakness for a long time and it crippled me. I now understand that vulnerability is courage and it means loving myself as I am. Not as the person I wanted people to think I was. backdrop I’m not stupid. Logic told me what I was doing was stupid. But I was too scared to admit that I wanted to quit. I was afraid of admitting it and then failing. I didn’t love [...]