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How I Stopped Drinking Coffee

Today is the 25th day I’ve gone without coffee! This is major for me. You see, coffee was my last addiction. I havenít had a drink or drug in seven years, Iíve been off dairy for more than a year, and I barely even eat sugar or meat. Therefore, I was holding onto my coffee for dear life. I spent years trying (unsuccessfully) to give up the joe only to wind back up in the coffee shop ordering a large americano with soy milk. Then, 25 days ago, the stars aligned and a shift set in. In this video, I talk about what helped me make the move to get off coffee once and for all. I also offer advice for you to step into your own life change ó whatever that may be. Watch now! And donít forget that tonight begins my†free group coaching course: How to Create What you Want in 2013. If you’d like to follow me in my off-coffee journey, you can find†me on†Twitter,†Facebook,†Instagram or†Pinterest.

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12:35AM PST on Dec 28, 2012

Coffee unfortunately is very acidic for the body, and it's even worse when it comes with milk and sugar (like mine does) - kudos to you for coming off it! I've been trying on and off for the past 3 years and it's still very difficult for me - hopefully one day that shift will set in too, and until then I'll keep trying - wish me luck!

7:20AM PST on Dec 23, 2012

When I gave up coffee, it took 2 years to feel better for it. I'm back drinking it again....I love it so! Good luck with your quest :-)

6:26PM PST on Dec 12, 2012

i don't drink much coffee...just a cup or two about 4 days/week...and i drink either half caf or decaf. i don't think there's anything harmful about that...

3:50AM PST on Dec 12, 2012

Moderate coffee drinking has been shown to have health benefits. No need to give it up completely.

2:53PM PST on Dec 11, 2012

Great I got off coffee too and I feel heaps better.

5:40AM PST on Dec 11, 2012

thanks for the share

3:48AM PST on Dec 11, 2012

i need coffee to stay awake while traveling on the road or if i have to get up in the morning and not be late. coffee is a life saver. you must draw the line somewhere.

3:25AM PST on Dec 11, 2012

Love this video post
my thoughts -
coffee (and energy drinks) are nervous system stimulants and it over works our adrenals ... it also gives a sense of energy
it's also very addictive and if not organically grown - full of chemicals
The big business of coffee has done a good job of promoting it's health benefits. (Like margarine)
When people stop drinking it - they often go through stages of sever head aches - withdrawals
But this stops very quickly.

I'm caffeine free - and I have enormous energy ... and no trouble sleeping when I put my head down. Unlike years ago when I was a coffee addict.

The longer one is off coffee ... and replacing it with water and/or green juices = the cleaner and better you'll feel and the more energy you will begin to have

And the better your skin and eyes will look - as coffee also dehydrates

3:09AM PST on Dec 11, 2012

"..... tear our pleasures with rough strife,
Through the iron gates of life,
And though we cannot make our Sun
Stand still, yet we will make him run."

11:16PM PST on Dec 10, 2012

Coffee forever!

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