Dry January - How is it going for the heavy social drinkers?

How is Dry January going for the heavy social drinkers: the young, busy professionals out there, who live in the city and usually spend their time drinking high-strength craft beers and shots to unwind at pubs and bars? We spoke to 32-year-old Events Organiser, Matt, who is a heavy social drinker, with a busy social…

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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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28 day alcohol-free challenge

Club Soda says: Many if not most of the books about drinking are by women sharing their stories, so it is great that Andy and Ruari (they set up One Year No Beer) write about their experiences in this practical book. Taking a break from drinking will teach you a lot. Andy and Ruairi’s 28…

The 28 Day Alcohol-Free Challenge: Sleep Better, Lose Weight, Boost Energy, Beat Anxiety
Andy Ramage and Ruari Fairbairns
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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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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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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