My walk amidst all the beautiful trees also reminded me of the cottage I lived in until fairly recently and the woodland that surrounded our garden. I used to love sitting under the trees and listening to the sounds of nature, but somehow felt it necessary to have a bottle of wine or a flagon of cider with me. I would get steadily drunk to the point I wouldn't bother to eat, and then end up feeling too sloshed to do anything, only to discover that it was only eight o' clock and I had the whole night ahead of me, too drunk to achieve anything but to fall asleep listening to the radio as I didn't have a TV.
Now I am free of the alcohol trap I can enjoy the woodland walks, still sit under the trees if I want to contemplate life, but then return home sober, revitalised and ready to achieve something useful before bed-time.
If you are trying sober October I wish you luck. Make time to do things you wouldn't normally do when you are drinking. Go for a long walk if you can and think how you didn't need alcohol when you were a child and of all the enjoyable things you used to get up to back then. What makes you think you need alcohol now? You don't of course. It is just a bad habit you picked up and that you can easily break if you apply yourself.