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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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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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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Kim's Story Epic Awesome Sober Year

Club Soda member and guest blogger Kim is celebrating her first soberversary! Read what it was like to have her first sober year here. Congrats, Kim! Exactly a year ago today, I woke up with a gargantuan hangover post-blackout. Post-throwing up in my sleep. Post-staggering around my flat naked, spaniels ears flapping around, unkempt lady…

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Julie Creffield marathon running

Our friend Julie Creffield is an inspiration. She set up Too Fat To Run because her doctor told her exactly that. Today she shares with us what marathon running has taught her about life … and drinking. In the webinar, Julie tells the story of how she set up her running blog, and shares what…

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Kim's Story Little Sober Gifts

In the latest part of her sober journey, Kim talks about Little Sober Gifts: how much easier it is to appreciate the little things when you’re not drinking. Loving sobriety I love sobriety; it keeps giving me little unexpected gifts. In the last few weeks I’ve gone to a London group meeting – they saw The…

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Annick Ina webinar: Be Your Own Booze

Club Soda member and transformational coach Annick Ina hosted this week’s webinar, and wants you to know that everything you think booze does for you – you can do yourself! As we have discussed, there are lots of myths that we have to discard in order to change our habits. One of them is that…

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WHAT HYGGE CAN TEACH USABOUT SELF-CARE AND CHANGING OUR DRINKING

Hygge hype Yeh, yeh, I know. The old HYGGE hype is all a bit overworked right now. I thought the same. It is just a middle-class word for lighting some candles. But my mum had bought Jussi the book about hygge for Christmas last year (I don’t think Finns actually do hygge!) and I agreed to…

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DRY book of cocktails

DRY: a recipe book We love a good alcohol-free concoction, and there is a brand new, beautiful book out that will tickle your tastebuds with its awesome recipes. Usable as a treat just for you, or even as a way to show off your cocktail-making abilities to guests, family members, pets – anyone who’s watching,…

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