Shahroo Izadi Kindness Method

What Amazon says: Shahroo Izadi has a revolutionary message: treating yourself kindly is the only way to make changes that last. She is living proof that her method works – after years of yo-yo dieting she shed over 8 stone (and has kept it off ever since). Professional training coupled with personal experience led her to…

The Kindness Method: Changing Habits for Good
Shahroo Izadi
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is a novel by Gail Honeyman,  Debut Bestseller and Costa First Novel Book Award winner 2017 and The Sunday Times bestseller. Amazon says:  Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive – but not how to live Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day,…

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman
No room to live - journey from addiction to recovery

Amazon says: Very moving book about the author’s journey from addiction to recovery. Gave it to an addict friend of mine who found it truly inspiring. Club Soda members say: Wynford Ellis Owen is the founder of The Living Room Cardiff. This is a recovery charity. I think it’ will be an interesting read for CS members.…

No Room to Live: A Journey from Addiction to Recovery
Wynford Ellis Owen
Mindful Drinking Rosamund Dean

Club Soda says: We were really excited about this book (not just because we spoke with Rosamund when she was writing it, and she says nice things about Club Soda!). The book is good on the planning and effort you need to put in if you want to successfully moderate your drinking. And Rosamund provides…

Mindful Drinking: How Cutting Down Can Change Your Life
Rosamund Dean
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
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
DRY - non-alcoholic cocktail recipe book

Amazon says: This book is full of the very best cocktails – the most delicious flavours, the most distinctive combinations and the most adventurous recipes. And they are all made with non-alcoholic ingredients, from exciting new mixers to rich, fragrant syrups and spirits. Most can be created with ingredients found in your kitchen or garden,…

DRY – Non-alcoholic cocktails, cordials and clever concoctions
Clare Liardet
Alcoholic to alcohol free book

What To Eat To Control Alcohol and Cravings and Help You Live The Life You Dreamed Of In Recovery Amazon says: This book helps you to stop drinking, to move beyond avoiding alcohol towards a life that is richer, happier and more fun than your drinking days. Rebuild your life and your looks. This series…

Alcoholic to Alcohol Free – Nutrition and Mindfulness Steps to Stay Sober
Catherine Mason Thomas
30-Day Sobriety Solution

How to Cut Back or Quit Drinking in the Privacy of Your Home What Amazon says: The 30-Day Sobriety Solution offers the answer to anyone who feels their drinking has become unmanageable. Inspired by author Jack Canfield’s work in self-esteem and success training and developed into a programme by Dave Andrews, it integrates positive psychology,…

The 30-Day Sobriety Solution
Jack Canfield and Dave Andrews
Mind Over Mood book

Amazon says: Discover simple yet powerful steps you can take to overcome emotional distress–and feel happier, calmer, and more confident. This life-changing book has already helped more than 1,000,000 readers use cognitive-behavioral therapy–one of today’s most effective forms of psychotherapy–to conquer depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and…

Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think
Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky