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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WOOP into 2018 How to plan for success

Dr. Gabriele Oettingen developed WOOP as a powerful method that has been proven to help people accomplish their goals. I love using it for Club Soda as it is: Easy to remember! Great for looking at your overall goal but also planning for individual triggers Helps you get you back on track after a blip…

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Dry January smoothie

Oh the sweet, sweet month of January. Said no one ever. It’s cold, it’s rainy, you’re broke, you’re dieting, you’re avoiding sugar, you’re doing Veganuary, you’ve quit caffeine, you’ve promised that you’ll stop saying “like”…and to top it off, you’re doing Dry January. Well, my friends, we’ve pulled together a pretty damn-fine list of things…

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Cope with January without boozing

Whether you’re doing Dry January for a month, have gone alcohol-free, are drinking mindfully or just sober-curious, we list 12 fun, fulfilling and meaningful things to spend your time doing to cope with January, instead of boozing. 1. Find new friends See the New Year as an opportunity to expand your friendship pool. There is…

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Mindful Drinking Rosamund Dean

Club Soda says: We were really excited about this book (not just because we spoke with Rosamund when she was writing it, and she says nice things about Club Soda!). The book is good on the planning and effort you need to put in if you want to successfully moderate your drinking. And Rosamund provides…

Mindful Drinking: How Cutting Down Can Change Your Life
Rosamund Dean
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
28 day alcohol-free challenge

Club Soda says: Many if not most of the books about drinking are by women sharing their stories, so it is great that Andy and Ruari (they set up One Year No Beer) write about their experiences in this practical book. Taking a break from drinking will teach you a lot. Andy and Ruairi’s 28…

The 28 Day Alcohol-Free Challenge: Sleep Better, Lose Weight, Boost Energy, Beat Anxiety
Andy Ramage and Ruari Fairbairns