Just in >>

8 Things Normal Drinkers Don’t Do

How often have you asked yourself, ‘Do I really need to stop drinking?’ Answering that question truthfully can be hard, especially when you desperately want the answer to be ‘no’. When it comes to defining problem drinking…

3 Things To Try When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

If you’ve ever gone through a phase where you feel like you’ve lost your motivation to do anything about your drinking then you’re not alone. Nearly all of us go through this at some point. One minute you’re full of enthusiasm…

3 Fears Keeping You Stuck (And How To Beat Them)

Fear is a bitch sometimes. It’s a natural instinct, something designed to keep us safe and help us survive. It can be a brilliant internal warning system. But when it comes to sobriety – a major lifestyle change, whichever way you look at it…

Why Do We Ignore The Dangers Of Drinking?

Imagine being prescribed a drug that had the following side effects: slurred speech, drowsiness, vomiting, headaches, memory loss, distorted vision, unconsciousness and blackouts. Now imagine there were other, long-term, health risks…

5 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Stopped Drinking

Oh, the beauty of hindsight! It makes everything look so completely and utterly different, doesn’t it? When I think back to those first few days and weeks of early sobriety, I could have saved myself a lot of worry and heartache…

How To Get Over The Fear Of Being Judged By Others

When I tell people that I don’t drink, they tend to look at me as though I’ve just revealed, very casually, that I eat children for breakfast. They’re often shocked. Suspicious. A bit confused. There is nearly always a demand to know why…


stay in the loop-min

Sign up for my blog updates to get a weekly dose of help & inspiration delivered to your inbox.

Thanks! The final step is to open the email we're sending you now. If you can't see it, check your junk folder in case it's gone there by mistake 🙂

New here? >>

Hi there!

I love good books, trashy gossip magazines and pink nail varnish. I don’t drink anymore – and I love it! But it wasn’t always so easy. When I was trying to stop, the help I needed was not readily available. I set up The Sober School to make it easier for other women to quit.

You can find out more about me here.

Work with me

Want to take a longer break from alcohol? Trying to quit for good? My online group coaching programme will help you stop drinking and feel great about it. During this 6 week course you’ll learn a step-by-step formula to help you change your relationship with booze for good.

Interested? Click here for more.