Summer Drinking

Being alcohol-free presents a whole set of challenges during the summer months, but being a moderate drinker can bring a whole new set of hurdles, such as, how do you not get carried away if you do consume some alcohol?  In this week’s blog Sarah Haslewood, Club Soda member and freelance writer and blogger, talks about…

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Alcohol free retreat webinar

Laura chats to Dr Clemency Jacques about what happens on the retreat, and why you might want to take a week away to focus on changing your drinking habits.  Last September Azure wellness retreats ran its first Recovery Retreat in Turkey. The participants who attended discovered how connecting with others helped them to solidify their recovery…

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Club Soda Guide

If you were at our last Mindful Drinking Festival then you might have seen Club Soda co-founder Laura Willoughby announcing the launch of our brand-new Club Soda Guide, and you might have even taken a peek at it on our info desk iPads. But we know that most of you will have no idea what the…

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Sober Millennials Panel Members

This week’s guest blog is by Kate – a sober millenial. Life without alcohol? I was 24 when I considered life without alcohol. I had taken up some well overdue therapy to untangle a lifetime supply of anxiety and depression. It took about 10 emotional sessions to get to a stable place and once I…

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Mindful Drinking Festival London January 2019

Our fifth and BIGGEST Mindful Drinking Festival is happening this weekend, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th January 2019, at The Truman Brewery on Brick Lane in London, as part of the Re:Solutions Festival – a celebration of wellbeing and happiness. So that’s the “Where” and the “When” covered – now for the “Why.” We started Club Soda almost four…

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Dry January Things To Do

January is around the corner – you’ve had a wonderful Christmas holiday, you’ve finished eating the fridge and possibly other people’s fridges (small print: we don’t judge) and now you’re probably thinking about starting the year off with a New Year’s resolution. If you’re going to be doing a Dry January then, as with most resolutions,…

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How to get through Christmas Day

In this webinar Laura takes you through planning for Christmas Day, which we know is a worry for many Club Soda members this week. You may have had a frantic few days of shopping, googling turkey cooking instructions, and dreading the work Christmas party. It may therefore seem tempting, after all that stress and preparation,…

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Dry January pubs

If you’re taking part in Dry January then it could be tempting to avoid all pubs, social gatherings, and life, to just hide under your bed for 31 days until it’s all over. But what if we told you it doesn’t have to be like that?  Pubs are pretty good at remembering Dry January is…

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