Christmas Self-Care Love Sober Podcast

This week’s guest webinar is by Kate and Mandy from the LoveSober podcast. They talk about how to prepare for Christmas without alcohol, and how to ensure you keep up self-care during the stressful time of the holidays. To get preparing, it helps to think of your possible triggers and plan ahead: is it family…

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Adrienne Handbrake

By Adrienne Walder (Club Soda Member since January 2018) Last Autumn I was feeling worryingly low, yet I couldn’t pinpoint why.  From the outside, my life appeared pretty rosy.  I was living in Hong Kong with my lovely husband, I was surrounded by great friends and had an active social life. I was working in…

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After our first Christmas running Club Soda, we realised that this was a worrying time of year for many of our members – a whole month where everything and everyone is conspiring to get us drunk. For many it’s getting over this major “first”: your first sober holidays. So we developed our online Christmas programme to help…

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Shandy

Shandy is, in my opinion, a hugely underrated drink if you’re looking to drink less alcohol or looking for lower alcohol options. Widely known, but underrated nonetheless. We’ve been drinking it for a couple of hundred years, across the globe. In Germany, it’s known as Radler and it’s sold pre-mixed on tap, in huge stein glasses. The…

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Alcohol and Shame

Deborah Cole is a licensed psychologist and has been a member of Club Soda for over two years. We asked her to write about what is a common theme among our members, especially those trying to give up alcohol completely, and which she has seen many posts about within our private Facebook group: Shame. Enemies…

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Simon Story

It was #WorldMentalHealthDay on Thursday 10th October which saw an amazing flood of social media posts and videos of people sharing their personal stories, words of encouragement, inspiration and support, and advice to those who may be struggling. We think that every day should encourage the same openness about mental health, in the hope that…

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London Cocktail Week 2018 Low No Alcohol Options

London Cocktail Week is the world’s biggest cocktail festival. Last year, for the first time ever, participating venues were invited to offer a lower alcohol option in addition to their full strength signature festival cocktail. We were very excited about the news at Club Soda, and wrote about how this would help those wanting to…

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Drink Coach online

Digital innovation has revolutionised our lives over recent years. Today we can order groceries online, stream almost any entertainment we want instantly, track our vital statistics, and book an appointment with our GP. It’s no wonder then that the way we engage with health services is changing. We want flexible solutions to everyday problems and…

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