Spending Time with Your Family and the Essence of Being Present: A Monologue From Lee


When we are asked about the most important people in our lives, most of us will say our family. Despite this almost autopilot answer, we need to think about how we truly interact with them. Ask yourself, ‘Am I showing them they’re important to me’? Is your answer a ‘yes’ or a ‘no’?

In this episode, Lee talks about the moments he shares with his daughter, Zia. He admits how he often dislikes this but eventually comes to terms with the importance of being present in spending time with his child.

Do you ever feel like it’s hard to spend time with your family and show them you care? If yes, then this episode is for you.

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“And if you want to push ourselves even more, you gotta go right to the edge of that wall and really look what’s going on there. Really get into the subtlety and nuance of life, in order for you to learn and develop and grow as a human being”.

“So it really helps when your partner says something to you, to be tuned in to that place of love, to that place of us-ness”.

“So there’s very few people that will actually give you your feedback. And if you think about it, when you fall out, and you get into conflict with your partner, it comes from a place of love, because they love you so much. They trust that you won’t leave them when they show you their worst face when they behave in the worst way”.

“We need to remember that kids are really soaking in everything we’re doing — everything we do. And our children become mini versions of ourselves, even if they don’t want to

“When you tell yourself that the most important thing in the world is family. It’s easy for you to tell yourself that. It’s easy to write it down in a values exercise, it’s easy to tell all your friends, “Yeah, my most important thing in my life is family.” But to make that a reality, and for that to exist, you have to give up your time to be with your family”.

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About Lee


Lee Davy founded 1000 Days Sober angry and frustrated that he had been hoodwinked into believing alcohol provided him with incredible value. When he realised that it had no value whatsoever, he vowed to help as many people as he could see that truth.

What started as a blog about Lee's experience morphed into a podcast, a course and now a community for people who want to live fulfilled lives as people that don't drink alcohol. As the founder of 1000 Days Sober, Lee currently serves as the creative driving force behind the program, the podcast's voice and the leader of the community.

He is married to 1000 Days Sober coach Liza Lim, and they have two children, Jude and Zia. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California. When Lee is not helping people see the truth about alcohol, he is a writer, producer and content creator in the poker world.

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