Dealing with Distress

Next month (May) marks Mental Health month in the US, and Mental Health Awareness Week is coming up in the UK in a couple of weeks. In the UK, approximately 16 people per day will take their own lives, and men are 3 times more likely to do so than women. If you find the…

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Alcohol and rheumatoid arthritis

This week’s webinar is with Daniela Exley, founder of Beets Pulse & Thyme. She shares her story of illness and how a change in diet and attitude – and cutting out alcohol – made the difference in living with Rheumatoid Arthritis. In Daniela’s own words: I’m Daniela Exley, a mother to two teens, wife, naturopathic…

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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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Azure wellness retreat

Azure Wellness Retreat was created as a space for reflection, healing and reconnecting – a calm oasis from many of the stresses of modern living. Following a wonderfully successful inaugural recovery retreat in 2018, we are pleased to announce two sets of dates for 2019: 4 – 11 May 2019 and 7 –  14 September…

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Alcohol and Shame

Deborah Cole is a licensed psychologist and has been a member of Club Soda for over two years. We asked her to write about what is a common theme among our members, especially those trying to give up alcohol completely, and which she has seen many posts about within our private Facebook group: Shame. Enemies…

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The end of Sober October

On today’s guest webinar, psychologist Helen O’Connor discusses your choices after a Sober October sober sprint. She recommends reflecting on what you tried to achieve by taking your month-long challenge? What were your goals, did you try to prove something to yourself? What were the benefits of not drinking alcohol, on your health, fitness, and…

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Movement for Modern Life

A common ritual for everyone, regardless of lifestyle, is to open a bottle of wine to unwind after a busy day -or maybe a few beers, or a couple of G & T’s. Whatever your go-to release drink of choice, it’s difficult to learn to navigate your evening and relax without it. There are many…

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Drink Coach online

Digital innovation has revolutionised our lives over recent years. Today we can order groceries online, stream almost any entertainment we want instantly, track our vital statistics, and book an appointment with our GP. It’s no wonder then that the way we engage with health services is changing. We want flexible solutions to everyday problems and…

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