Episode 388: Alcohol Almost Killed Her (Twice) But She Kept Drinking, with Janet Gourand

mindset Jan 18, 2024

Today’s guest is Janet Gourand, the founder of Tribe Sober, an organization dedicated to supporting individuals in overcoming alcohol dependence. Janet shares her personal journey through alcoholism and explores the importance of breaking the cycle of dependency.

Our conversation delves into the impact of alcohol on health, relationships, and overall well-being, shedding light on the challenges faced by those struggling with alcohol-related issues. Janet shares her candid and relatable perspectives on the challenges associated with alcohol consumption. 

In this episode, we talk about:

  • Personal experiences relating to alcohol that affected both Janet’s and Laurie’s lives.
  • The health implications of alcohol consumption.
  • The profound influence of alcohol on family dynamics and coping mechanisms related to body image and weight.
  • Suggestions for people dealing with alcohol problems, whether their own or loved ones.

Janet offers valuable advice on recognizing signs of alcohol dependence and seeking help. Our discussion underscores the significance of awareness and open communication, especially when supporting loved ones facing alcohol-related challenges. 

Janet also talks about the Tribe Sober Dry January Challenge—a 30-day break from alcohol. More than just a personal growth initiative, this challenge also serves a charitable cause, aligning with the episode's theme of positive change. 

Janet's work with Tribe Sober and the inspiring stories she shares underscore the importance of community support and personal commitment in overcoming alcohol-related challenges. 

Other ways to find and connect with Janet are:

Website: https://www.tribesober.com/ 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tribesober/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tribesober 

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