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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Drinks event

We spend a lot of time planning networking events, receptions and corporate parties. They are generally pretty stressful. But one area that is often overlooked is the range of drinks on offer for those not drinking alcohol. We live in an alco-centric society – by default, a lot of time is spent deciding the quality…

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Music festival season

The music festival season is upon us, what with Coachella Festival in California and Roadburn Festival in Sweden having just finished on Sunday, boasting varying social media shots of glitter-clad girls with flowery headbands and sequined hot pants, or sweaty long-haired dudes melting faces with heavy riffs. Both provoked feelings of FOMO or inspired the…

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A-Z Things To Do Without Boozing

I thoroughly enjoy a challenge, so I set myself the task of finding an activity that doesn’t require boozing, for each letter of the alphabet: A – Art One of the many positive things that people report when they stop drinking or cut down, is that their creativity blossoms. So get busy with those hands…

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Sober October cocktail

This is Part Two of my follow-up from last year’s interview with four people who were taking part in Sober October, all for completely different reasons and with different experiences.  Two of those people I interviewed were Club Soda members who I interviewed for Part One back in January, to see how they were feeling three…

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