Alcohol and Social Identity: Roger’s Story

Alcohol and Social Identity

We know that alcohol can often be a huge part of our social identity and culture. This means that a huge part of going sober is getting rid of past beliefs and alcohol-related traditions, and forming new ones. Here, Club Soda member Roger talks about how he consciously decided who he wanted to be, rather […]

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Webinar: Eleanor Conway – turning recovery into comedy

Eleanor Conway
Eleanor Conway

Eleanor is doing this week’s webinar. She will share her story with drink, drugs and extremes, share some recovery truths and tell us a bit more about why she turned it into a stand-up routine. Find Eleanor’s gig dates here and her Facebook page here. You can see this webinar here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/joinclubsoda/ She will plug her […]

Webinar: Eleanor Conway – turning recovery into comedy
07:00 PM - 07:30 PM
https://www.facebook.com/groups/joinclubsoda/
Free Event

How to build your own disco bath

How to build your own disco bath

Club Soda member Kim told us about her disco baths in a guest article after being one month alcohol-free. You can get a glimpse of what a disco bath looks like in action in the video clip below. We all thought this was just the best idea ever, so we asked Kim exactly how she set everything up. […]

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What to drink when you are not drinking

what to drink when you are not drinking

Not sure what to drink when you are not drinking? Decided to live hangover free but not sure where to start? Want to cut down on your wine consumption but don’t fancy fizzy water? Fed up of nights out on diet coke and water? Even more fed up of people asking if you’re pregnant or […]

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The Challenge of Moderating Alcohol

challenge of moderating alcohol

Today’s post is again a guest article from a Club Soda member. Martin writes about the challenge of moderating alcohol, and how quitting for a time has helped him to moderate his drinking habits over the longer term, with some strict rules in place. He has also found seeing changing his drinking as a long game. Taking part […]

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“I Don’t Drink”: Julian is now 1500 Days Sober

Julian 1500 days sober

“I Don’t Drink” Our old friend Julian is now 1500 days sober – in his book ‘I Don’t Drink’, he talked about celebrating milestones, overcoming adversity and how going alcohol-free changed his life. This guest article is an update on where he is today, at 1500 days sober. 1500 Days Sober It is hardly believable if I […]

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Dear Mummy: The Joys of Sober Parenting

Joys of sober parenting

Sober Parenting Mothers’ Day is about treasuring the people closest to you, and appreciating their roles in our lives. So we are sharing two moments from Club Soda members when mothers were happy they had changed their relationship with alcohol, and discovered the joys of being present. The first is a letter from a daughter to a mother, […]

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Member webinar: Serena’s story of getting sober

Member story - Serena getting sober

Serena has been a Club Soda member for over a year, but her journey with trying to tackle her drinking issues has been a long one. Her problems started in her last year at university, and have only now been resolved at the sweet age of 38. Advice for everyone Whether you are moderating, dealing with a […]

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International Women’s Day 2017: Inspirational Sober Women

Christine Lagarde - inspirational sober women

Inspirational Sober Women One of the reasons I give for not drinking is that ‘I like to be a pain to people who think they know best’. That is easier to do with energy and a clear head. If you are ambitious, alcohol can not only hinder your efforts but also discredit them. So we […]

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