How to discard alcohol as your comfort blanket

Dawn discarded alcohol as her comfort blanket and gave up drinking on 27th November 2016. After having a sober Christmas, New Year and smashing Dry January, she started writing a blog to chart her year of sobriety. Here are some of her sober musings about leaving alcohol behind and rewarding yourself in other ways. Have…

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Sober Halloween ghost of an idea

The 31st of October is creeping up, and whether you celebrate it or not, and unless you’re hiding under a rock, it’s definitely going to be in your face. So, we’ve rounded up a few of the best ways to enjoy a Sober Halloween, which mostly involves acting like a big kid. 1. Go trick…

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Until Further Notice Celebrate Everything

Alcohol as reward After a tough day at the laptop, or eight hours of childcare, a stiff gin and tonic doesn’t feel like a treat, but a God-given right. the ultimate reward. This isn’t surprising, since the connection between alcohol and reward runs deep in our culture. Thousands of years ago our ancestors would drink…

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Matt Chittock - Club Soda Member

Club Soda member and writer Matt Chittock shares his internal dialogue at the end of a stressful day, and how he has had to reassess the way he uses alcohol as a reward. But what does he do instead? Stress, alcohol and rewards After a tough day at the laptop, or eight hours of childcare, a stiff gin…

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