The Drinking Habit, Wellbeing and Popmaster

Our old friend Julian has another guest blog for us. Today, he explores how he reworked his drinking by understanding and changing old habits and rituals. Wellbeing One of the ‘little’ things I enjoy is listening to the Popmaster competition on BBC Radio 2. The quiz is part of the Ken Bruce show, takes place each…

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Changing your drinking is a process

Why changing your drinking takes time Changing your drinking is not a race you are training for, or a significant ’day’ that you have been planning for ages. It is a process. It is a change process that can take different lengths of time, depending in who you are, your circumstances, or even on the…

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How to develop keystone habits

Keystone habits In this webinar, Jussi first talks about habits – in particular keystone habits. They can be any habit that helps to support other habits – either to create new ones, or to sustain existing ones. A keystone habit can be good just on its own, but the added benefit comes from the way they support other…

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Webinar with Shaa Wasmund

This week’s webinar with Shaa Wasmund covered topics such as procrastination, self-esteem, and never drinking alcohol. The long awaited webinar with Shaa became a written Q&A due to technical difficulties (that elusive button). So here are your written questions – answered! Motivation to change When you have been static for so long – probably kept…

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Make your own reality

Is it a myth? Or is moderation after excess and a history binge drinking actually possible? Claire explores her personal experience of learning to moderate her drinking. Moderation after excess I never thought I would get here. A few years ago, moderation was a concept that rolled around in my mouth at an uncomfortable angle.…

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Glasses of Water

  Avoiding drinking at home So we’ve looked at how to turn down a drink and how to party sober, but what we haven’t looked at is how to avoid drinking when you’re at home. The pitfalls involved with drinking at home can be quite different from those you experience if you’re on a night…

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Bike by the sea

Shaun Fennings is no stranger to Club Soda, and is one of our most active members, having written guests blogs for us before. Today, he marks nearing a year without alcohol in an honest and raw portrayal of that journey.  Alcoholic holidays So, as the festive period approaches us, many, no doubt will be planning family gatherings…

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quitting smoking and drinking

Alcohol and smoking Written by Psychologist Helen O’Connor Does it make it harder to control or stop drinking if you continue to smoke? Is it better to make one lifestyle change at a time, or should I tackle both together? This blog post looks into this conundrum in more depth and offers some suggestions for…

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