Simon Story

It was #WorldMentalHealthDay on Thursday 10th October which saw an amazing flood of social media posts and videos of people sharing their personal stories, words of encouragement, inspiration and support, and advice to those who may be struggling. We think that every day should encourage the same openness about mental health, in the hope that…

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Lifting Weights

In this guest blog for Club Soda, Angie shares a bit of her journey of becoming the best possible version of her. For her, exercise and in particular weightlifting has played a big part in quitting alcohol. Angie is a busy, 42 year old, wife, mother of two children who is hoping to inspire others…

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Club Soda Info

We’ve had an influx of new members lately, and new followers on our various social media channels, and new signups for our mailing list, and generally just a lot more interest in what we do, due to a steady series of BBC appearances from our co-founder Laura. We’ve kept up a steady rate of newbies…

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Broken Dollars at Mindful Drinking Festival

If you came to our Mindful Drinking Festival in Spitalfields Market in July, you’ll have seen the rad duo “Broken Dollars” play a set of bluesy-acoustic tunes for the sea of people enjoying the sunshine and drinks in the square. Broken Dollars’ singer and guitarist, Luke, is teetotal – so I asked him about his…

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Louisa Young - You Left Early: Love and Alcohol

Novelist and songwriter Louisa Young has written this week’s guest blog for us, based on her best-selling book of the same name. Here Louisa tells us her experience as someone who loved someone who drank too much alcohol. Here’s a glimpse into her heartbreaking love story. We all knew that you drank twice your share…

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Mum Silent Disco Willing Sobriety

This week’s blog is guest-written by Lauren Mullings. A week ago I invited my Mum to The Silent Disco Show at Underbelly Festival, which is exactly as it sounds – a rave that involves three channels of music, silent headphones and a stage show full of colourful cabaret. Instead of declining (or moaning) she was…

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Lucy and Sara We Are In Good Co

In this guest webinar for Club Soda, Lucy Wilkins and Sara Bender, co-founders of We Are In Good Company share why they started a card company to help us celebrate milestones, and avoid the boozy celebration cards that don’t give you many options for birthdays and other life milestones. We believe everyone choosing to live…

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