Love yourself this Valentine's Day

Tanya, founder of the LoveRecovery Dating App shares her experiences of dating sober on this guest webinar for Club Soda. After very many years of happy sobriety, I found myself suddenly single again two and a half years ago, oh boy, sober dating, sober sex, finding a sober relationship… ugh that’s difficult! The final straw…

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Recovery on holiday

This week’s guest webinar by Dr Clemmie Jacques is on protecting your recovery when on holiday. Clemmie is a counselling psychologist with a special interest in alcohol issues. She will talk about sticking to an alcohol free life on holidays – with temptations and triggers round every corner… The fear of not being able to take part…

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Sober Barmaid Sweets

Club Soda member Gala wanted to start her own blog about her journey with giving up drinking, not only to create a kind of accountability for herself but also to inspire others who are on a similar path. She’s now 45 days alcohol-free and determined to stick to it, after what’s already been a rollercoaster journey…

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Your Life Rhys Story

How do you juggle a career as a successful Strategy Director, with being a writer, dad of two, accomplished musician AND successfully changing your relationship with alcohol? I asked Rhys Williams, who has managed exactly that,  if he’d answer a few questions about his journey with booze, and for any advice he might have for those…

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Mens health alcohol and diabetes

This week is #MensHealthWeek which aims to heighten awareness around preventable health problems and encourage men to take action when first detecting symptoms, in order to receive successful treatment. This year directs a particular focus to diabetes, due to #DiabetesWeek occurring at the same time. Men are more likely to get diabetes than women and…

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Stone Hill

We asked Tim Copeland, journalist and mindful drinker, if he could put together a piece for us about his journey with drinking, and what he’s done to succeed in achieving his goals. It turned out he’d already written it all down, as he’s been fiercely documenting his progress to aide in his ongoing personal growth,…

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Emotions

If you’re a member of our closed Facebook groups then you’ll already be familiar with Carwyn. If you came to our Christmas Festival at Spitalfields Market, you’ll have seen him wooing the crowds with his beautiful harpistry. I met Carwyn when we were both on a Mindful Drinking panel. He’s fully present, smiley, engaging and…

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