SoberPunks says - stop dreaming, start doing

Jonathan quit drinking in September 2015. He has since replaced alcohol with running, climbing, and writing. These are some of his thoughts from his SoberPunks blog, which he launched in 2016 to mark his first year of sobriety. The start of something Since going sober, I’ve ingested a metric fucktonne of information about quitting drinking. I’ve…

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How to discard alcohol as your comfort blanket

Dawn discarded alcohol as her comfort blanket and gave up drinking on 27th November 2016. After having a sober Christmas, New Year and smashing Dry January, she started writing a blog to chart her year of sobriety. Here are some of her sober musings about leaving alcohol behind and rewarding yourself in other ways. Have…

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Too busy to change

The problem of procrastination You have probably made the same excuse a thousand times. “I am going to sort out my drinking, but first I need to…” I have an event, a wedding, a thing coming up … But events are not the only excuse we can use to procrastinate, being too busy to change…

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8 things mindful people should do before 8am

What do you usually do before 8am in the morning? It may not be very much most days. Life is busy. We get up, we go to work, we get home, we have dinner followed by what feels like 23 seconds of down-time, then we go to bed. The next morning, we get up and…

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How to use Club Soda online community

It may seem odd to do a webinar on how to use the online community to support your goals; you are after all already here. But we wanted to share with you why we think the Club Soda community, especially our private Facebook group, is so important to the journey you are on. You may:…

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Kim's first sober birthday

Our old friend Kim is back with another report of her sober journey, and she just had a birthday – her first sober one for a while. Read on to hear how it went! First sober birthday It’s my birthday on Sunday and I’ve been feeling really pissed off about the whole thing. Pissed off…

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Laura and Jussi with alcohol-free drinks

Labels, labels, labels – in all senses of the word it can be confusing when working out what to drink instead of alcohol. If you start quaffing alcohol-free beers, are you just replacing one habit with another? Or is a fake alcoholic drink dangerous? How much alcohol is 0.5% really? And why do they not taste…

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How to reduce anxiety and be more serene

Anxiety from changing your drinking habits The challenges of giving up alcohol or moderating your drinking habits can cause periods of anxiety. We all have things, situations and people that ‘trigger’ us, making us angry or upset. In reality, these smaller irritations might have larger themes behind them. For example, irritation from someone leaving a…

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Pink fluffy cloud feeling

Today, we explore what is “pink fluffy cloud feeling”, how to cope with it, and what it means for you when you are changing your drinking habits – especially when you decide to quit alcohol. You can watch Laura’s webinar by clicking on the image below. What is the pink fluffy cloud feeling? Pink Cloud…

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