How to choose a drink if you're diabetic

We talk a lot about alcohol and your health at Club Soda, and diabetes is one of the conditions that can make it more difficult to choose what to drink. Over 300 million people in the world have Type 2 diabetes, making it a common condition. Regardless of your health, we believe in mindful drinking:…

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8 things mindful people should do before 8am

What do you usually do before 8am in the morning? It may not be very much most days. Life is busy. We get up, we go to work, we get home, we have dinner followed by what feels like 23 seconds of down-time, then we go to bed. The next morning, we get up and…

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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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How Julian got to 1500 days sober

City worker Julian Kirkman-Page is a good friend of Club Soda, and has recently notched up a milestone. 1500 days sober. In this webinar Julian shares his story of going sober. How bad his drinking was. How he stopped and how he stayed that way. Health was a motivating factor Julian has talked before about…

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looking back at five months sober

Five months ago, Kim quit the booze and hung up her chemical suit. The other day, she was looking back at a blog she wrote in her third alcohol-free month, when she was frustrated that benefits were becoming less obvious. Turns out that since then, she has completely changed her mindset and began to enjoy…

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OurPath health & wellbeing programme

What is the OurPath programme? OurPath is a six-week online programme for better health and wellbeing. It will help you make small changes to your lifestyle that lead to big results. On the programme you will: Reset your cravings and learn a new way of eating Set personalised, incremental goals with your mentor Track your…

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Alcohol diabetes and health

We talk a lot about alcohol and your health at Club Soda, and alcohol and diabetes are linked in many ways. It may be helpful to understand the benefits of reducing your drinking to your health, including in preventing diabetes, or in alleviating the symptoms. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type, with around 300 million…

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Change the world at 100 days sober

Club Soda member Kim continues her alcohol-free journey. In today’s guest article, she shares her ideas for a “quit drinking starter pack”, and plans how she would change the world at 100 days sober. I am 99 days AF today. From my experience I have decided, if I ruled the world, I would do (and…

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Giving up alcohol can make you crave chocolate

I want to discuss chocolate and alcohol on today’s post. There is a fact that has stuck in my mind from an episode of Bergerac I watched in the late 80’s. I was a teenager, but as a child of a father who drank too much, things you see and hear stick in your mind…

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Graze snack box
Graze healthy snack box

Graze was started by 7 friends, who all love food and wanted to get a lot more out of their snacking. Their taste buds (and waistlines) were suffering at the hands of average snacks. They thought they could do a lot better, so they started inventing snacks that showed off health’s more pleasurable side and working…

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