Changing your drinking is a process

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 physical you. It is a process…

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This post has some general ideas, tips and tricks on how to change your drinking, whether you want to cut down, stop for a bit, or quit completely. Many are very simple – why not try some of them out, and see what works for you! How to change your drinking tips Laura is a…

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What to do if you lapse

Changing your drinking is full of ups and downs, and it is easy to ‘fall off the wagon’. Laura covers why this may happen and how to get back on track in this live webinar held yesterday on the Facebook group. If you subscribe to our YouTube Channel then you will get an alert when these…

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Whale in clouds

Club Soda member Caroline Cawson shares with us her advice for when you fall off the wagon … My drinking goals are cutting down and I’ve been on this journey for a few years now. Experience tells me to expect ups and downs and I’ve found that being extra-kind to myself after the downs is…

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Glasses of Water

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 out. Though you might not…

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Lara Croft navigating pitfalls

This post was written by Club Soda member and psychologist Helen O’Connor. Pitfalls when planning not to drink When we are trying to act in ways that are different to our usual routines and responses (like not drinking when we usually do), there are many ways we might be distracted from our new plan and…

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