Abs, Glutes and Sobriety

It’s #MensHealthWeek so in this week’s inspiring story blog, The Plastered Prince shares his thoughts on outward fitness vs inside health. Does going to the gym five times a week keep your insides healthy? Find out:  “A healthy outside starts from the inside” – Robert Urich Way back in my mid 20’s I used to…

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Alcohol and bowel disease

In this week’s blog, our wonderful guest writer Nia tackles the subject that many people try to avoid – poopy bathroom habits. If you’ve got any type of bowel disease, whether it’s Irritable Bowel Syndrome or something more serious – should you be drinking alcohol? Read Nia’s story below: Talking about poo Let’s face facts…

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Love Sober

Kate Baily of Love Sober talks about the importance of self-care in her sober journey, with practical tips and tools backed up by The Science of Happiness. Love Sober have launched their 30 Day Sober Toolkit, and you can also do the Club Soda Sober Sprint online programme, which takes you through all the techniques you…

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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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Booze and tuberculosis - Anja's story

Club Soda’s own Anja Madhvani tells her story about being diagnosed with tuberculosis. March 24th marks World Tuberculosis Day. I didn’t know that until last year when I was diagnosed with TB. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria. It most commonly affects the lungs, but it can also strike…

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Dont Pink My Drink

By Alison Douglas, chief executive of Alcohol Focus Scotland. After years of objectifying and sexualising women in their advertising, the alcohol industry is now targeting women more directly, linking their products to women’s friendships, feminism and empowerment. However, women’s empowerment will always be secondary to increasing profits for these companies. Whilst men still drink significantly more…

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Lent wellbeing & mindfulness

As lent kicked off on Wednesday this week, people across the globe started their 40-day pledge to give something up. Religious or not, lent’s a great way to set yourself a challenge, and making lifestyle changes whilst millions of people are also making changes always seems a bit more appealing than going it alone. Club…

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Alcohol & Eating Disorders

It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. According to Action Mental Health, eating disorders claim more lives than any other mental illness, one in five of the most seriously affected will die prematurely from the physical consequences or suicide – and research suggests that as many as 1 in 20 people will develop an eating disorder…

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