Hospitality Mindful Drinking

We are about to run our first event for the hospitality industry in collaboration with Jordan aka Dry Chef. Jordan explains his motivation for setting up this event with Club Soda. Work and drink The restaurant and hospitality industry is renowned for high level of alcohol and drug misuse amongst its workers. It can be…

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Love yourself this Valentine's Day

Tanya, founder of the LoveRecovery Dating App shares her experiences of dating sober on this guest webinar for Club Soda. After very many years of happy sobriety, I found myself suddenly single again two and a half years ago, oh boy, sober dating, sober sex, finding a sober relationship… ugh that’s difficult! The final straw…

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Recovery on holiday

This week’s guest webinar by Dr Clemmie Jacques is on protecting your recovery when on holiday. Clemmie is a counselling psychologist with a special interest in alcohol issues. She will talk about sticking to an alcohol free life on holidays – with temptations and triggers round every corner… The fear of not being able to take part…

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Alcohol Free Cocktails

If you know anything about social media, or cocktails, you’ll probably be aware that there are tonnes of “national” cocktail days coming up, such as Pina Colada day, Mojito day, Daiquiri day AND it’s Bacardi rum month. So, with that in mind, we thought we’d share the line-up of fantastic alcohol-free cocktail options that will be…

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Procrastination

When you change your drinking habits you are actively making decisions that require you to postpone immediate gratification (giving in to the desire to have a drink) in pursuit of longer-term goals (moderating or going alcohol-free). But we are good at making excuses. Especially when the task ahead is hard. On this webinar psychologist Helen covers procrastination and tells…

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Sober Barmaid Sweets

Club Soda member Gala wanted to start her own blog about her journey with giving up drinking, not only to create a kind of accountability for herself but also to inspire others who are on a similar path. She’s now 45 days alcohol-free and determined to stick to it, after what’s already been a rollercoaster journey…

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Phil Cain alcohol companion webinar

Phil Cain is a writer and journalist. In 2014 he began working on a book, Alcohol Companion, published in 2016 is a groundbreaking science-based account of alcohol for both professionals and general readers. The book is an exploration of our multi-faceted relationship with alcohol, covering the history of human drinking habits, the science of alcohol, sleep,…

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Your Life Rhys Story

How do you juggle a career as a successful Strategy Director, with being a writer, dad of two, accomplished musician AND successfully changing your relationship with alcohol? I asked Rhys Williams, who has managed exactly that,  if he’d answer a few questions about his journey with booze, and for any advice he might have for those…

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Alcohol and mens health

Laura and fellow Club Soda co-founder Jussi talk about some of the ways in which men are different when seeking help with alcohol issues – and how the actions we all need to take to get our drinking under control are in fact very similar. Laura shares the story of her dad, who failed to see…

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