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The To 50 and Beyond podcast is a weekly podcast hosted by Lori Massicot, that teaches you and inspires you to live an alcohol-free lifestyle later in life. For more information and show notes, please visit my website.

Nov 23, 2021

Episode 186

In this episode, my wonderful guest, Lindsay Sutherland Boal, tells us about her first year of sobriety and what led to the morning she decided to quit drinking.

We also talk about the different levels of drinking, knowing there is a problem but not being ready to quit, the steps Lindsay took after she quit drinking, releasing the pursuit of perfection, and what day ones really represent. 

Most importantly, how to turn your fear and shame into your superpower. 

Lindsay Sutherland Boal, is the Principal Coach at "The Curator Coach",  founder of the national movement "SHE WALKS CANADA", the executive responsible for Relationship Development at "Urban Outline Building Group", and the Producer and Host of the video podcast "The COVID Chronicles Canada".  She is an ultra-distance athlete and in her early career, an opera singer and actress.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The Different Levels of Drinking During our Life
  • Why Labels Don't Matter
  • Knowing You Have a Problem and Not Being Able to Quit
  • The Morning Lindsay Decided to Quit Drinking
  • Taking Responsibility for the Situation 
  • How Lindsay Took Care of Herself After Drinking
  • The Day She Announced Her Sobriety Story Publically 
  • Lindsay Finding Her Purpose Through Walking
  • Lindsay's Walking Schedule 
  • The First Six Months Cold Turkey and What Lindsay Learned
  • Releasing the Pursuit of Perfection 
  • What Day One Really Represents 
  • How to Turn Your Fear and Shame into Your Superpowers

Find Lindsay here:


The COVID Chronicles Canada

Lindsay's Instagram 


Thank you so much for listening!

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The Ultimate Guide to Going Alcohol-Free Later in Life: 


10 Empowering Mindset Shifts for Women in Sobriety: 


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