How to deal with a blip

It is not unusual to have a blip or a lapse. This is not me giving you permission to ‘have a night off’  because it happens to everyone, but instead a canter through the learning from Club Soda about why and how you can best respond to such an event. What is a blip? For a…

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15 tips for the struggling quitter

As we always say, we love hearing from Club Soda members about how their journey is going. One of our members, Rachel, recently reached the 100 day mark, and shared her success with everyone on our private Facebook group page, writing: “….I remember reading others’ success stories and thinking I would never make 100 days.…

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Lacking Motivation

Recognise. Reflect. Review. Retune. Re-plan. Ritual. Realign. Read. Reward. Rebel. In this week’s webinar Laura talks about motivation: What is it really? Are you lacking it? How can you get more of it? Learn more about the tips and tricks for boosting your motivation when moderating drinking and going alcohol free, and how to retune…

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After a few months of successfully changing your drinking patterns, you might still find yourself plagued by that little voice of self-doubt that wonders why you did it in the first place. Club Soda member Helen wrote us a great piece that demonstrates a really useful exercise for times like this, and her “30 reasons…

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Fear is a Liar graffiti

The discomfort of resisting drinking can sometimes be hard. You have to ride the discomfort and know it won’t kill you. Focusing on your gains, however small, can help. Member Joanna started a thread on just this topic. Here are her and Diane’s contributions. Things I love about not drinking I wrote a list of…

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Snail

Changing your drinking is deceptive. We know it is bad for us, and you have had enough of the draining hangovers. You have taken the courageous step to say enough is enough. I am cutting down or taking some time off! But then when you, do you feel worse. Get a cold, crave water, desire…

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