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…

10 Side Effects Alcohol Ads Should Warn You About

When I was in Florida last week I watched a bit of TV in the mornings as I got ready for the day. I’d completely forgotten that in the US, pharmaceutical companies are allowed to advertise on telly. I’m fascinated by these ads because…

Lessons From A Week Of Networking & Socialising Sober

I’m writing this from Orlando airport as I wait to catch my flight back to the UK. It’s been a busy few days for me – I’ve been to two different conferences, one in London and one here in Florida. My head is spinning after a week of learning…

5 Annoying Things That Happen When You Quit Drinking

Deciding to quit drinking is one of the best things I’ve ever done for myself. Initially, my plan was just to take a break for 100 days, but five and a half years later I’ve never looked back! I decided to stick with sobriety because I felt so much…

Going Alcohol-Free: Is It Really That Scary?

It’s nearly Halloween and all this talk of spooky stuff got me thinking about an important question: what would you do if you weren’t afraid? When it comes to going alcohol-free, most of us are a bit scared. I certainly was. The thought of…

Alcohol’s Empty Promises (And The Truth About Sobriety)

Once upon a time, booze seemed to be the answer to everything. Need to unwind? Drink. Need a confidence boost? Drink. Need to feel happier? Drink! I used to rely on alcohol for so much. It was a pick-me-up when I felt down and…

Do I Need To Quit Drinking? 6 Surprising Signs

Do I need to quit drinking? Years ago, when I was trying to decide what to do about my own drinking, I used to google this topic endlessly. I was never sure if I was overreacting or not – I wasn’t a rock bottom drinker, but I didn’t feel…