What to do post-MOB? This week’s webinar was run by Club Soda expert member Helen O’Connor and was a stream of consciousness romp through various post-MOB (Month Off Booze) issues: what to do after stopping drinking for a bit? Here are a handful of the issues she covered. (“AF” is short for “alcohol-free” by the way!)…

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benefits of stopping drinking

How to set your goals for moderation or a sober September It is hard to set goals to take a break, moderate or quit alcohol. Even harder if you have tripped up and are starting again. In this week’s webinar Laura covers how to set your goals for moderation: understanding your drinking patterns to help…

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Dealing with Discomfort

Dealing with Discomfort In today’s culture of convenience, we are used to getting things as soon as we want them. You can turn on a tap and get hot water, receive a package you ordered that morning, and get to a different country within hours. But perhaps we are too used to this idea that…

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Dumbo swinging pendulum

  So you stopped… So, you’ve stopped. Or you’ve cut down. And whatever your reasons for doing so, it’s now been a few months, a few weeks, a few days. With time your initial dry January resolve has ebbed and flowed, the glow of making a change might have worn off and now it’s become…

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Laura Old Social Media Pic

These are our 10 quick ways to start your Sober Sprint or Month Off Booze – 30 days without alcohol. Change your social media profile. Do you say you’re a “wine lover”? Or a “real ale enthusiast”? Is your profile pic you holding a cocktail? Is that how you want to present yourself to the outside…

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Join the MOB - a month off booze

Go Sober for October? You may have noticed Club Soda’s very first Month Off Booze programme, known to its friends as “The MOB”, happening in October. “Yes I saw it, but what is this MOB thing anyway?” you may well ask. Let me try to explain. The MOB programme was developed with our expert member…

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Dealing with FOMO

Our MOB expert, psychologist Helen O’Connor shares with all Club Soda members her tips on dealing with FOMO – the Fear Of Missing Out! Missing out by not drinking? Depending on what kind of drinker you are, you might feel a particular sense of discomfort about missing out on experiences that everyone else is having…

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Month Off Booze programme

Alcohol – risks and effects We all know (and feel) that excessive alcohol consumption is Not a Good Thing. Often it’s pretty obvious what impact alcohol is having. Other issues aren’t so obvious but could become problematic with long-term use. In today’s post we review the longer-term effects and risks of alcohol on the body…

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