When I drank, I had a very different attitude towards my playing. It was sloppier but I kind of liked it that way. It was like the alcohol was telling my mind what to do.
Smoke that herb and clear your mind.
In my lowest moments, the only reason I didn’t commit suicide was that I knew I wouldn’t be able to drink any more if I was dead.
When he saw what drugs or alcohol or unwanted pregnancy did to kids he fell in love with, he realized there had to be a straight path
Alcohol causes a lot of problems, and then to solve these problems, you drink more.
External means of escape like alcohol, drug use, and even overeating are a means of pushing uncertainty away and covering it up temporarily. And they may feel comforting for a moment, but I don’t need to tell you that eventually they will cause more trouble than they ever solve.
I got a bad migraine that lasted 3 years, and the pills I took made by fingers disappear.
It took me a long time to reach the bottom and it went through various stages. I went from drugs into an alcohol stage. For a while, one feels, "Ah, I’ve kicked drugs," but what I discovered was I had another addiction instead.
I used alcohol for my panic attacks, to manage stressors.