How one man changed his life and came from a liter of vodka a day to a successful career as an artist

The story of the man who began to drink in 14 years and every day was drinkin a liter of vodka or gin, but took itself in hands and has radically changed his life — now he's a professional artist, and his paintings sold for big money.

How one man changed his life and came from a liter of vodka a day to a successful career as an artist

45-year-old Englishman Paul Locke started drinking at a very young age, then still not knowing what a long and painful path he stepped. He gradually started drinking more and more, and at some time already drinking more than a liter a day — often he started in the afternoon and didn't stop until six in the morning.

How one man changed his life and came from a liter of vodka a day to a successful career as an artist

How one man changed his life and came from a liter of vodka a day to a successful career as an artist

Drunkenness had an impact on the Field of depression and anxiety. When Paul was 28, he suffered a nervous breakdown and was fired from his job. He couldn't bring himself to leave the house and be face to face with the outside world. According to Paul, pills and therapy didn't help him, so he began to suppress feelings with alcohol.

But in the midst of all this, in 2005, Paul met his future wife Emma Locke, and in 2008 they had a daughter. Thanks to her in 2010, Paul decided to change.

How one man changed his life and came from a liter of vodka a day to a successful career as an artist

Paul decided to go cold Turkey and completely stop alcohol, but it is not easy for him to handle.

How one man changed his life and came from a liter of vodka a day to a successful career as an artist

In 2011, Paul decided to direct their energies in another direction, and began to draw. And he is so good at it that he was able to leave work and to devote himself entirely to creativity — his work has been sold at £ 15,000 per share (approximately 705 thousand rubles at the exchange rate of that year).

He also started a program of assistance to prisoners in the struggle with dependency, which is called the Beyond Recovery.

How one man changed his life and came from a liter of vodka a day to a successful career as an artist

Keywords: Alcoholism | British | Careers | Artist

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