If you feel the need to sort out your issue with alcohol but you are scared or reluctant to quit because you can’t imagine life without drink, then this book is for you. Written by a friend of Club Soda and our frequent guest blogger Julian. In his own words: An awareness, awakening and thought…

One Less for the Road: Is there life after alcohol?
Julian Kirkman-Page
Cut Back Before Your Life is Cut Short

Today’s Club Soda guest blogger is Aaron Nowell from Waterbury, Connecticut, in the US. He writes for The Christian Alcoholic blog, and he shares his personal story of cutting down alcohol. Cut Back Before Your Life is Cut Short I should be dead. My life should’ve been the same as the state I was in…

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Club Soda Writers Circle

A Club Soda member writes a letter to alcohol – how it has made them feel over time, and why now it is time for her to quit drinking, and say goodbye to alcohol. (In my research into quitting alcohol over the past months, I came across a site which advised writing a letter to…

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Coast Scene

Julian has become a different person since quitting drinking. He has taken up many new hobbies at a time of life when he should be slowing down – and his new ambitions are high! This week I met up with an old school chum I hadn’t seen for forty-three years. He and I used to…

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Learning and gaining strength from other people’s stories can really help in changing your relationship with alcohol. With programmes going back 60 years, BBC Radio’s Desert Island Discs has interviews and music with hundreds of notable figures. We pick out those who talk about drinking and alcohol, and how drink has impacted on their life.…

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No good reason graffiti

Club Soda member Jill has been reflecting on her relationship with alcohol after 100 days without touching a drop. Farewell alcohol Well I have been reflecting on my relationship with alcohol since being alcohol free. I used to think alcohol was my friend, my therapist, my relaxer, my comforter. Alcohol was my release, yes why…

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Julian Kirkman-Page is an old friend of Club Soda and the author of many books, including I Don’t Drink! How to Quit Alcohol and One Less for the Road – Is there Life after Alcohol? Today, he shares his thoughts on excessive drinking habits. This article originally appeared on Julian’s I Don’t Drink website. In…

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Louis Theroux drinking to oblivion

Many of you will have seen by now that BBC 2 aired the fantastic Drinking to Oblivion documentary on Sunday. Louis Theroux cast his unique film-making style over the subject of alcohol addiction, and invited us into the world of patients being treated at King’s College Hospital. Thought provoking, shocking, and at times uncomfortable to…

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