The Problem With ‘Being Good’ Monday To Thursday

Back when I was drinking too much, but I didn’t know what to do about it, I tried hard to ‘be good’ from Monday to Thursday. I could get my head around staying alcohol-free during the working week. But a sober Friday, Saturday and…

3 ‘Rules’ Keeping You Stuck In The Drinking Cycle

“I’m not stupid. I’m not helpless. So why can’t I figure out how to stop drinking?” This is something I used to ask myself a lot. In other areas of my life I was proactive and determined; I was great at problem solving and finding solutions…

5 Inspiring Women Who Don’t Drink Alcohol

International Women’s Day is just around the corner, so what better reason to celebrate the achievements of inspiring women who don’t drink alcohol? I’ve written before about sober celebrities, because it’s amazing just how…

8 Reasons Not To Drink Next Weekend

When I was trying to quit drinking, I kept coming up against the same problem. Stopping from Monday to Thursday was ok. It was more or less achievable (unless I had a super stressful week.) But the weekends? They were totally…

When You’re A Health Nut By Day And A Boozer By Night

When people find out that I no longer drink, they’re often expecting some crazy tale of drama and debauchery. But if you’ve followed my blog for a while, you’ll know I was never a rock bottom boozer. Even at the height of my drinking…

What’s Your Relationship With Alcohol Really Like?

If your relationship with alcohol was a real-life relationship with a romantic partner, what kind of relationship would it be? It might seem like a weird question to pose, but when you really think about this, it brings up all kinds of juicy…

5 Tips To Help You Stay Motivated This February

If you want to look better, feel happier, boost your energy, save money, beat anxiety and lose weight this February… then alcohol-free is the way to go! Sobriety is a massive upgrade for all areas of your life. But in order to experience…

4 Common Thoughts At The End Of Dry January

We’re approaching the end of Dry January – how was it for you? Whether you’ve found it hard or easy, I know that by this point in the month many people start to wonder: “Does taking the whole of January off prove I don’t have a…

2018 In Review: Our Alcohol Free Highlights Of The Year

I’m not normally one to brag, but I think today’s blog might just be my best one of the year. It’s not because I’ve written anything special – in fact, I’ve hardly contributed to this at all. Instead, I asked some of the women who’ve taken…

Fighting Cravings: How To Stop Them In Their Tracks

Cravings are common in early sobriety. Suddenly, drinking is all you can think about and that little voice in your head whispers, “just one won’t hurt.” It’s normal to experience cravings. They’re not a sign that you’re weak, flawed or…

How To Survive The Boozy Festive Season

As the song goes, it’s ‘the most wonderful time of the year’… but it’s also the booziest. There are parties to navigate, family gatherings and endless occasions where we’re encouraged to ‘celebrate’ with everyone’s favourite drug…

33 Easy Steps To Stop Drinking Alcohol

When you’re worried about your drinking, it can often feel as if you’re the only person on the planet who struggles with alcohol. But you’re really not alone. In today’s blog, I’m sharing some of the things I’ve learned from working…