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If you’re a long-time Club Soda member then you’ll have definitely heard of brothers Shaun and Lee – not only because they were among the very first people to sign up to Club Soda over three years ago, but because they’ve gone onto to give something back to the community by creating their own sober-lifestyle…

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Anna Stuttard alcohol-free lent

In this special guest blog for Lent, Anna Stuttard who is Curate at Hornsey Parish Church in North London, explains how nurturing and engaging every part of her life, including her spirit, is key to making her #lentchallenge more successful. Whether you are religious or not, and whether you are giving up alcohol just for Lent…

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On this guest webinar, Club Soda member Julian Kirkman-Page shares his story about quitting drinking, and the joy he has found since giving up alcohol. Julian is the author of two much loved (by the Club Soda community) books about quitting drinking: I don’t drink and One less for the Road. Julian did not expect to live this long.…

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Rae: End of Dry January webinar

Writer and Club Soda member Rae Ritchie shares her story of quitting drinking on this guest webinar, and talks about what she has learnt about alcohol’s impact on mental health. Rae also explores the choices available for those who are at the end of their Dry January: to stay dry for longer, drink more mindfully, or go…

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Dry January benefits, good or bad for you, tips and fundraising ideas

You might remember that back in October I conducted this interview with four people who were taking part in Sober October, to find out how doing a Sober Sprint (giving up drinking alcohol for a short period of time) affected them, and whether it was likely to change their drinking habits in the long run. Well, I…

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Dry January sober sprint can change your life

Our awesome 24-year-old vegan Club Soda member, Yasmine, has now been sober for fifteen months, after initially just taking part in Sober October for MacMillan Cancer Support. But why and how did she come to make the decision for long-term sobriety? And are you taking part in Dry January and thinking about sticking to the…

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Sober Diaries - Books for mindful drinking

Club Soda says:  Reading about other people’s journeys of changing their drinking habits is always powerful. Clare has been blogging her experiences for some time, and has now put all of that personal experience together into this great book: an instant favourite among Club Soda members! Amazon says: Like many women, Clare Pooley found the…

The Sober Diaries: How one woman stopped drinking and started living
Clare Pooley
Sober Diaries - Books for mindful drinking

If you were ever in any doubt that mindful drinking is the health trend of the moment, then just look at the number of books coming out this January dedicated to helping you change your drinking habits. We list some of our favourite books for mindful drinking and quitting alcohol, both old and new, and…

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