10 Unexpected Benefits Of Quitting Drinking

If you’ve been toying with the idea of going alcohol free for a while, then you’ve probably already thought about the benefits this might bring. There are the obvious things like waking up without a hangover, looking better and making the most of your free time. But to be honest, those well-known plus points are […]

Think You’re The Only One Doing This? You’re Not Alone

If you’re like most of the women I coach, then I’m guessing your drinking tends to happen behind closed doors, in the kitchen or on your sofa at night. Hardly anyone else knows about it, because you do such a great job of hiding it. You don’t skip work or miss deadlines – you push […]

If You’re Going To Worry About Anything, Worry About This

If lecturing you about the dangers of drinking was all it took to motivate you to quit, then you wouldn’t be reading this. And personally, I much prefer talking about the benefits of alcohol-free living, because it’s such a lifestyle upgrade after all. But the other day I had a conversation with one of my […]

10 Reasons To Quit Drinking, According To Sober Celebrities

I’ve always been fascinated by the sheer number of celebrities who quietly don’t drink alcohol. I’m not talking about famous people who’ve fought well-publicised battles with booze. I’m more interested in the celebs who quietly decided that Hollywood’s champagne lifestyle wasn’t for them. Their reasons for quitting are varied and inspiring. So if you’re looking […]

Struggling To Quit? Make Sure You Answer This Question

The morning after I’d been drinking, I’d often wake up in the early hours and wonder: “What the hell is wrong with me?” “Why do I keep doing this?” “Why can’t I just get my act together?” Lying in bed with my eyes closed and my head pounding, I had no idea that I was […]

“I’ve Been So Good, I Must Deserve A Drink!”

Opening a bottle used to be my reward whenever I felt I’d worked hard or achieved something. So when I tried to “be good” and not drink, I’d last a few days, only to go and ruin it with wine 🤦‍♀️ Looking back now, it was crazy. But it may well be a pattern you […]

My Name’s Kate And I’m Not An Alcoholic

In my drinking days, I must have googled “Am I an alcoholic?” so many times. I didn’t think I actually was an alcoholic, but my drinking was making me feel really bad. Fast forward to today and an awful lot has changed. Not only am I ten years sober, but my thoughts on the “alcoholic” […]

Here’s What I Wish I’d Known 10 Years Ago

Something pretty big happened to me 10 years ago: I quit drinking. In April 2013, I thought I was just taking a break and giving sobriety a test drive… but alcohol-free living turned out to be so good, I didn’t want to give it up! I could never have imagined that a decade later, I’d […]

31 Clues Your Drinking Is Becoming A Problem

How do you know when it’s time to quit? If you’re a grey-zone drinker like I was, the chances are it’s not that clear. Perhaps your life looks pretty normal from the outside? You’re still showing up and taking care of the 101 things on your to-do list. And yet… You keep drinking much more […]

Problem Drinking Looks Nothing Like You See In The Movies!

Last night’s Oscars got me thinking about what makes a great movie. In all honesty, if a director had to make a film about my drinking story, it would be incredibly dull. Watching me fall asleep on the couch after ploughing through a bottle of wine, then going to work hiding a hangover? Not very […]

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