Helping others

Helping others We like supporting and helping others when they have had a blip. We are an amazing bunch of individuals in Club Soda. We have interesting jobs, hobbies and families. Our backgrounds and experiences vary. It is no surprise that each of us has a different route to changing our drinking habits. There is no direct…

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Resolving ambivalence about your drinking goals

I purposely did this webinar after procrastination last week as I feel they are related. Ambivalence is a great way to procrastinate! What is it and how do you go about resolving ambivalence? It is also an issue that is difficult for us at Club Soda, as we don’t want to tell you what to do.…

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WOOP if you want to go faster!

Club Soda is an active community supporting each other in changing and maintaining our alcohol habits. We are introducing WOOP as a behaviour change and planning tool we can use for ourselves and to support each other when times are hard. It gives us a framework to ask questions of ourselves and of others – helping…

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Dry Months Explained

Club Soda member Helen did three different dry months, and is now alcohol-free and living life in glorious technicolour. You can do your own dry month at any time, whether it’s this March or even going booze-free for the 40 days of Lent. For help, expert advice and tips, check out our online Sober Sprint programme. There…

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Reset relationship with alcohol in four weeks

How to Change Your Drinking e-book is the first Club Soda book!  It will help you reset your relationship with alcohol in four weeks (only available for Kindle for now we’re afraid…) Changing your drinking habits can be hard. In this book we share what we at Club Soda have learned from helping hundreds of…

How to Change Your Drinking
Club Soda
Expert Psychologist Helen O'Connor

Psychologist Specialising in Health Behaviour & Habit Change I am a qualified and fully insured psychologist, chartered with the British Psychological Society and registered with the UK Health and Care Professions Council. I started out as a sport and exercise psychologist. I am interested in human performance and motivation and remain connected to sport in…

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Volunteer

We are looking for new volunteer Facebook group admins to ensure our groups remain a supportive place for people, whatever their drinking goals. What does it involve? We already have some great volunteer admins. They approve new members (we get some spammers trying to get in!), welcome those people to the group, and keep an…

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mindset

How can you change your mindset to stop drinking? How do you change a lifetime of hardwiring that says ‘alcohol is good for this or that’? This was one of many topics members wanted to cover this week – but as always they all do link together. That is alcohol for you! Changing your mindset? Well…

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Planning sober night

Planning sober nights out Planning a sober night out, it can be hard right? We set off with certain intentions, and it all sort of backfires. Either we end up drinking when we initially wanted not to, or we spend the evening bargaining with ourselves on how much to drink, just to drink more than we…

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Preparing for Christmas

Preparing for Christmas In this webinar Laura covers preparing for Christmas, especially if you want it to be your first sober one, or a less boozy one than your previous holidays. First, start by reflecting on Christmas’s past and think about what you want this Christmas to be. Then be creative and discover how to shake…

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