Stay away from socializing at such gatherings
If you are a party animal, try to minimize your frequency of visiting such places. Often at these places you are more susceptible to lose your self-control. No matter how strong your will power is, when there is so much of fun and carefree environment around you, you are more likely to give up your desire to abstain from alcohol. It is therefore advisable to avoid visiting such parties, bars and clubs. The more you stay away from such places, better it is for you.
Self Control exercises and Yoga will helpFor your body and soul to be in line with your well-being, you may practice Self Control Exercises, Meditation and Yoga. This will help your body and mind to relax and at some point in time, you may not even feel the need to take alcohol as a relaxing agent. And this will happen very naturally. We are often tempted to take alcohol to get rid of stress and anxiety. If the body and mind are trained to remain relaxed through Self Controlled exercise, we are less likely to take up alcohol as a relaxing agent.
Change your pattern of day-to-day activities
When we are addicted to alcohol or such sedatives, it most often becomes our usual pattern and most of the times we don’t know that we are heading for a just glass of scotch and then it is a chain process ahead. What is required here is to change your previous routine so that you don’t do anything just as a matter of usual routine. You also need to abstain from the supporting addictives like cigarettes, cigars which you have been using with alcohol. If you light up less cigarettes, you will think about your drinks lesser number of times.
Don’t shy away from taking expert’s helpThere are a number of specialists and even government and non-government organizations that are running counseling and other preventive programs for people who want to get rid of such addictions. Even there are specialized doctors and psychologists who take up your case individually to help you get rid of alcohol, smoke, etc. You must not shy away from reaching up to such assistance. They may even prescribe you medication in some cases, and be sure that all this will work.
You are the master of your life and there is nothing that can stop you from making it even better.