One Broken Mom Hosted by Ameé Quiriconi

Connecting Sobriety and Biology with Gillian Tietz

June 12, 2021 Ameé Quiriconi Season 4 Episode 6
One Broken Mom Hosted by Ameé Quiriconi
Connecting Sobriety and Biology with Gillian Tietz
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One Broken Mom Hosted by Ameé Quiriconi
Connecting Sobriety and Biology with Gillian Tietz
Jun 12, 2021 Season 4 Episode 6
Ameé Quiriconi

In this episode, Ameé speaks with fellow podcaster and mental health advocate, Gillian Tietz. Gill is a recovering alcoholic who uses her scientific background to connect neuroscience, psychology, and her personal experience getting sober. 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • Alcohol-focused work cultures
  • How her alcohol use contributed her developing suicidal thoughts
  • How she went from an eating disorder to alcoholism
  • The genetic component behind addiction and the biological rewards some people get from drinking alcohol
  • Why some people experience hangovers and others don’t
  • The surprising evolutionary advantage behind being able to process alcohol
  • How understanding the biology behind addiction can help alleviate shame felt by many who struggled with alcohol addiction
  • Dispelling the myth that alcohol reduces stress and anxiety from a biological standpoint
  • How drinking does not help you cope with stress especially if you low distress tolerance
  • How increasing emotional intelligence is key to prevent relapse
  • The role of the trauma survivors in advancing mental health awareness

 

Links from This Episode:

https://www.soberpowered.com/


Links to buy The Fearless Woman’s Guide to Starting a Business

Amazon (Audio, Print, Kindle Versions): https://amzn.to/3daO7nA

Barnes and Noble- https://bit.ly/FearlessWomansGuide

Bookshop- https://bit.ly/FearlessWomanBookshop

Visit https://www.ameequiriconi.com/ for more articles about self-help, healing from trauma, and more!

Show Notes

In this episode, Ameé speaks with fellow podcaster and mental health advocate, Gillian Tietz. Gill is a recovering alcoholic who uses her scientific background to connect neuroscience, psychology, and her personal experience getting sober. 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • Alcohol-focused work cultures
  • How her alcohol use contributed her developing suicidal thoughts
  • How she went from an eating disorder to alcoholism
  • The genetic component behind addiction and the biological rewards some people get from drinking alcohol
  • Why some people experience hangovers and others don’t
  • The surprising evolutionary advantage behind being able to process alcohol
  • How understanding the biology behind addiction can help alleviate shame felt by many who struggled with alcohol addiction
  • Dispelling the myth that alcohol reduces stress and anxiety from a biological standpoint
  • How drinking does not help you cope with stress especially if you low distress tolerance
  • How increasing emotional intelligence is key to prevent relapse
  • The role of the trauma survivors in advancing mental health awareness

 

Links from This Episode:

https://www.soberpowered.com/


Links to buy The Fearless Woman’s Guide to Starting a Business

Amazon (Audio, Print, Kindle Versions): https://amzn.to/3daO7nA

Barnes and Noble- https://bit.ly/FearlessWomansGuide

Bookshop- https://bit.ly/FearlessWomanBookshop

Visit https://www.ameequiriconi.com/ for more articles about self-help, healing from trauma, and more!