Your identity is shaped by your words.
How 3 words helped me overcome a decade-long addiction.
“We don’t drink”.
These three words changed my life.
This was the most powerful instance of identity shift in my life.
I was maybe 3 months sober at the time. My girlfriend and I were on a date night, trying out Mi Taco, a new (and delicious) taco restaurant in my neighbourhood. The owner asked if we wanted to try their take-home margarita kit. Reflexively, without thinking about it, I replied “we…