How to Break Down the Energy Blocks That Alcohol is Blanketing

Savannah Shea Blake
10 min readJun 9, 2024

We’ve always known alcohol has the potential to become a big problem, but the allure is too intriguing for some of us. Made even more difficult by how engrained it is into so many social cultures and how it offers an escape from the emotional struggles of human life. For those who have tasted it’s temptation and want to tread a different path, the rock and the hard place becomes the desire to fit in and be accepted (by both others and ourselves).

Alcohol makes you feel great until it doesn’t. It’s a popular and easy to come by coping mechanism for so many of us doing our best in life. Becoming the ice breaker in social interactions when you’re nervous and unsure of what to say and calming our nerves at the end of a long, hard day.

When we first decide we no longer want to use it as a tool, breaking the habit is only one step. Many of us think that simply quitting is all it takes to solve all of the problems incurred in our lives, but it may actually stir up more problems first.

Drinking helps us mask our emotions. It makes us numb to that which is uncomfortable, painful or overwhelming. It connects us with those around us if we’re in circles where it’s the cultural norm. Stopping is going to cause all of these suppressed emotions to come flooding in and may cause rifts in relationships…

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Savannah Shea Blake

S.S.Blake; Alchemy Coach, Yoga + Meditation Teacher ⋆ Host of podcast: Align Vibe Flow ⋆ Founder of EarthandWater.co