Sober Diaries - Books for mindful drinking

On this guest webinar “Sober Mummy” Clare Pooley, author of The Sober Diaries book and the blog Mummy was a Secret Drinker talks about her first 1,000 days sober, and how it’s changed her life. I quit drinking on 2nd March 2015, so this is my three year soberversary. It seems like a great time to…

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How not to miss out

We often worry that if we change our drinking we will feel we will miss out. The reality is that if you are looking to change your drinking habits, you have to accept that to make it happen more than just what you drink will change. Some changes may be temporary, some longer term. But…

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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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Niraj Meditation Unlocked

This week’s guest webinar on meditation was by Niraj Shah who is… we’ll just let him introduce himself! I’m Niraj Shah, the founder of MEDITATION: UNLOCKED, an event series and community designed to nurture mental wellbeing for modern life. In this chat I talk about why meditation has come to the forefront in recent years, what…

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