Tesco introduces new alcohol-free drinks section

Tesco alcohol-free section

Tesco alcohol-free section Recognising an increasing demand for low and no-alcohol drinks, Tesco has launched an alcohol-free section in UK stores. This will make it the first supermarket in Britain to dedicate an area solely to drinks which are 0.5% ABV and below. In addition to their regular offerings like Brewdog’s Nanny State, Bavaria and […]

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Alcohol and Social Identity: Roger’s Story

Alcohol and Social Identity

We know that alcohol can often be a huge part of our social identity and culture. This means that a huge part of going sober is getting rid of past beliefs and alcohol-related traditions, and forming new ones. Here, Club Soda member Roger talks about how he consciously decided who he wanted to be, rather […]

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Alcohol and Diabetes: Everything You Need To Know

Alcohol diabetes and health

Health, alcohol and diabetes We talk a lot about alcohol and your health at Club Soda, and alcohol and diabetes are linked in many ways. It may be helpful to understand the benefits of reducing your drinking to your health, including in preventing diabetes, or in alleviating the symptoms. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type, […]

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Changing your drinking is a process, not an event

Changing your drinking is a process

Why changing your drinking takes time Changing your drinking is not a race you are training for, or a significant ’day’ that you have been planning for ages. It is a process. It is a change process that can take different lengths of time, depending in who you are, your circumstances, or even on the […]

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Kim’s Story: How I Would Change the World at 100 Days Sober

Change the world at 100 days sober

How I Would Change the World at 100 Days Sober Club Soda member Kim continues her alcohol-free journey. In today’s guest article, she shares her ideas for a “quit drinking starter pack”, and plans how she would change the world at 100 days sober. I am 99 days AF today. From my experience I have […]

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Chocolate and Alcohol

Giving up alcohol can make you crave chocolate

Alcoholics vs puddings I want to discuss chocolate and alcohol on today’s post. There is a fact that has stuck in my mind from an episode of Bergerac I watched in the late 80’s. I was a teenager, but as a child of a father who drank too much, things you see and hear stick […]

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How to build your own disco bath

How to build your own disco bath

Club Soda member Kim told us about her disco baths in a guest article after being one month alcohol-free. You can get a glimpse of what a disco bath looks like in action in the video clip below. We all thought this was just the best idea ever, so we asked Kim exactly how she set everything up. […]

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Resolving ambivalence about your drinking goals

Resolving ambivalence about your drinking goals

I purposely did this webinar after procrastination last week as I feel they are related. Ambivalence is a great way to procrastinate! What is it and how do you go about resolving ambivalence? It is also an issue that is difficult for us at Club Soda, as we don’t want to tell you what to do. […]

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What to drink when you are not drinking

what to drink when you are not drinking

Not sure what to drink when you are not drinking? Decided to live hangover free but not sure where to start? Want to cut down on your wine consumption but don’t fancy fizzy water? Fed up of nights out on diet coke and water? Even more fed up of people asking if you’re pregnant or […]

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