Moderating your alcohol intake

One of the recurring discussions in Club Soda, of interest to those who are changing their drinking habits, is moderating your alcohol intake, whether it is possible, and if so by whom. Indeed many people who choose to go alcohol-free (AF) do so because they have found that they could not stick to their moderation…

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Change and Optimism

Change is hard work, but it is much easier if you can engineer a dose of optimism. In this webinar Laura shares her very bad week and introduces you to The Kubler-Ross Change Curve to explore the stages and journey of changing your drinking, and discusses how your internal saboteur keeps you downbeat. You need to strive for optimism.…

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What is Mindful Drinking?

Mindful drinking is an attitude Club Soda is all about changing the way you think and feel about drinking. Changing your relationship with alcohol. When you drink more mindfully, you become more aware of how your body and mind are affected by it. You learn. You take control of your drinking habits. But what is mindful drinking…

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Sober Curious Ruby Warrington

In this guest webinar, Ruby Warrington shares with us her sober curious lifestyle. Ruby runs a series of sober events called “Off the Rocks” in New York. In the webinar, she talks about her journey through sober sprints, and now rare and occasional drinking. She also has a curiosity about how our culture encourages drinking,…

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Planning sober night

Planning sober nights out Planning a sober night out, it can be hard right? We set off with certain intentions, and it all sort of backfires. Either we end up drinking when we initially wanted not to, or we spend the evening bargaining with ourselves on how much to drink, just to drink more than we…

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Preparing for Christmas

Preparing for Christmas In this webinar Laura covers preparing for Christmas, especially if you want it to be your first sober one, or a less boozy one than your previous holidays. First, start by reflecting on Christmas’s past and think about what you want this Christmas to be. Then be creative and discover how to shake…

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Fear of losing

I’ve been having a lot of drinking dreams lately, where I’ve woken up having dreamt that I had gotten completely wasted, dreaming I had said something, done something, lost things. The list goes on. Feeling uncontrollable, embarrassing, shameful. And then, waking up, suddenly, mostly afraid, to slowly realise: No, it didn’t happen. And it’s okay.…

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Harriet's sober tips

Club Soda expert member Harriet’s sober tips are based on her 14 years alcohol-free. On this week’s guest webinar, she shares her story, and answers questions from the Club Soda community. Her topics are: 1. Moderation vs complete sobriety 2. Drinking triggers 3. Handling your inner critic 4. Cravings 5. Dealing with social situations 6. How long it…

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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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Thinking about drinking & moderating

Webinar on alcohol-free alternatives, thinking about drinking & moderating This week, Laura’s webinar Q&A touches on: whether you should drink alcohol-free wines and beers, when it is you stop thinking about drinking, and can you moderate after being alcohol-free. And we ended with Tom Daley! This is Olympic diver Tom Daley’s video “mocktails for cocktails”…

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