How to choose a drink if you're diabetic

We talk a lot about alcohol and your health at Club Soda, and diabetes is one of the conditions that can make it more difficult to choose what to drink. Over 300 million people in the world have Type 2 diabetes, making it a common condition. Regardless of your health, we believe in mindful drinking:…

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8 things mindful people should do before 8am

What do you usually do before 8am in the morning? It may not be very much most days. Life is busy. We get up, we go to work, we get home, we have dinner followed by what feels like 23 seconds of down-time, then we go to bed. The next morning, we get up and…

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The Drinking Habit, Wellbeing and Popmaster

Our old friend Julian has another guest blog for us. Today, he explores how he reworked his drinking by understanding and changing old habits and rituals. Wellbeing One of the ‘little’ things I enjoy is listening to the Popmaster competition on BBC Radio 2. The quiz is part of the Ken Bruce show, takes place each…

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elephant in joy

Getting a grip on your drinking is a great feeling, and one that can carry a huge sense of achievement. More than just giving up booze, you are proving your resilience and determination by changing a deeply ingrained aspect of your lifestyle. It’s surprising what else can change when you stop drinking – so here…

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Harriet Waley-Cohen - Expert Member

I want you to know something. You have the power to become the happiest and healthiest version of yourself. You can feel truly full – with self-trust and self-esteem. You can create awesome relationships – starting with yourself and your body. And you really can fall in love with your life. I’m Harriet Waley-Cohen. I…

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Men stress alcohol

Men, stress and alcohol We know that stress can be a major trigger for excessive alcohol use. And that men are not always so good at dealing with their emotions. Anything that might help is therefore very welcome, and we are happy to talk about one such support today, on Men’s Health Week in the…

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Jussi Reading for Moderation

We just love books here at Club Soda. And so do many of our members; some have even written books themselves. We have also set up our own little online Club Soda bookshop, for information and inspiration. All the books (and films) there have been recommended by our members. Why not take a look and find…

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