To Cut Back on Pandemic Drinking, Understand How Your Brain Works

How choice justification distorts our view of reality

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For those who have found that they are drinking more, they might also be noticing an increase in something else: the noise of their inner voice. “It’s okay, it’s a pandemic. What else is there to do? I am depleted and this is harmless.”

Addiction Psychiatrist. Neuroscientist. Habit Change Expert. Brown U. professor. Founder of MindSciences. Author: Unwinding Anxiety. www.drjud.com. @judbrewer

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