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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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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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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Regain control of alcohol

Freedom & Happiness with This Naked Mind Annie Grace Video Coaching Course is a brand new course that teaches you how to happily and easily regain control in your relationship with alcohol. The course is made up of daily 15-30 minute videos to watch and contemplate. That’s more than 20 hours of video lessons! There…

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This Naked Mind
Annie Grace This Naked Mind

Annie Grace is the bestselling author of the book This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your life. The book helps to end the cognitive dissonance (internal war) you have in your relationship with alcohol by undoing a lifetime of conditioning around the benefits of drinking. This Naked Mind is also available…

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Port of call telephone helpline

Port of Call is a free, confidential helpline for anyone struggling with alcohol. Ran by Experts by Experience, who themselves have solved their drinking problem, we’re proud to have helped over 6,000 families find freedom from addiction. We know how difficult and confusing it can be to struggle with alcohol and assure you, you are no…

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Christmas survival kit treats

You deserve to have the Christmas you want. In all the madness of caring for others, don’t forget to plan for you – yourself. Knowing what actions you will take to certain triggers will mean that you are primed and ready to bat back any discomfort coming your way. And make sure you build your…

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