Christmas survival kit treats

You deserve to have the Christmas you want. In all the madness of caring for others, don’t forget to plan for you – yourself. Knowing what actions you will take to certain triggers will mean that you are primed and ready to bat back any discomfort coming your way. And make sure you build your…

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Create new memories at Christmas

We all have a default set of activities we make time for in the run-up to Christmas. We’ve done the prep so many times, so it’s almost too easy to fall into a well-worn pattern of Christmas routine: shopping days that seem to last for eternity, cooking industrial quantities of family meals and batch-producing sweet…

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How to date a non-drinker

If you still drink alcohol, you may not have thought much about going out and not drinking. But you are more than likely to come across people who, for many reasons, have decided to go sober. And there is one situation where this may become a particularly awkward discussion: going on a date. We asked…

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Kim's Story Little Sober Gifts

In the latest part of her sober journey, Kim talks about Little Sober Gifts: how much easier it is to appreciate the little things when you’re not drinking. Loving sobriety I love sobriety; it keeps giving me little unexpected gifts. In the last few weeks I’ve gone to a London group meeting – they saw The…

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Mindful Drinking Festival

As you may have heard, Club Soda organised the UK’s, if not the World’s, first Mindful Drinking Festival on 13 August 2017, at Bermondsey Square in South London. We did this in association with Eisberg Alcohol Free Wine, with the support of our sponsors: Heineken® 0.0, Fentimans, Big Drop Brewing, Real Kombucha, Botonique and Highland…

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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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How to do a work conference sober

Attending a work conference sober may sound like a daunting task – is it even possible? And won’t it harm your career prospects? But if you think about it, it’s actually a myth to say that all networking at work conferences take place late at night, in the bar. In reality, it goes on throughout…

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Sober holiday

Sober holidays are another first that can make you anxious and worried. Not a surprise, if your holiday itinerary had traditionally been cocktails from lunchtime on the beach and wine with dinner, followed by a late night in the bar, then there are a whole host of expectations and traditions to navigate and unpick. Was your last…

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