10 Unexpected Benefits Of Quitting Drinking

If you’ve been toying with the idea of going alcohol-free for a while, you’ve probably already thought about the benefits of quitting drinking. There are the obvious things, such as waking up hangover free (that never gets old!) saving…

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Quit Drinking

Ah, the beauty of hindsight! It makes everything look so different. I quit drinking in 2013 and back then, I had so many misconceptions about alcohol-free living and what it was going to be like (and what it said about me). There’s so…

6 Tips For A Successful Sober September

Sober September is here already! The seasons are changing and that back-to-school feeling is in the air…If you’ve been drinking more than you planned to over the past few months, now is as good a time as any to turn over a new…

Why You Can Stop Asking, “Am I An Alcoholic?”

If you’re worried about your drinking, the chances are that at some point or another, you’ve wondered: “Am I an alcoholic?” I remember googling this so many times and I never got a very clear or helpful answer. I was pretty…

4 Reasons Why You’re Not Taking Action Yet

When it comes to taking action, you feel stuck. You spend a lot of time thinking about your drinking; worrying and wondering whether you should quit. You buy books about alcohol free living and follow sober bloggers on Instagram…

How To Celebrate Without Alcohol (And Feel Good About It)

When I first quit drinking, one of my biggest concerns was how I’d celebrate without alcohol. I wondered: how would I mark special occasions? Victories? Big accomplishments? My birthday? Anniversaries? Or the end of a tough week…

15 Things You Only Know If You Don’t Drink

Deciding to go alcohol free is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made – there’s no way I’d ever give this lifestyle up. But I’ve got to admit, sobriety isn’t always sunshine and rainbows. When you quit drinking, you start to notice…

How To Say No To Free Drinks (Without Feeling Deprived)

Picture the scene: you’re trying to be good when all of a sudden, you’re offered a free drink. It might be during a flight or on holiday; at a wedding, a party, a restaurant meal or a work conference… Wherever it is, there’s something…

Fear Of Failure: What If I Try To Quit, But Can’t?

You keep thinking about quitting drinking, but every time you’re about to dive in and really go for it, the fear of failure takes over. Suddenly, there are 101 reasons why now isn’t the right time: you’ve got a holiday coming up, you’re…

How To Stay Sober At A Wedding (And Still Have Fun)

In our boozy world, alcohol and celebration tend to go hand in hand. So how do you stay sober at a wedding or party and still have fun with everyone else? For many people, the idea of not drinking at these events feels so daunting…

10 Reasons To Quit Drinking, According To Sober Celebrities

When it comes to sober celebrities, it tends to be the stars who’re struggling that grab the headlines. This is a shame, because it reinforces the impression that alcohol-free living is hard or just for people who’ve hit rock bottom…