Sober Lifestyle

 

Exploring sober lifestyle and the stigma attached to sobriety, cultural aspects of drinking and society as well as the many benefits of quitting alcohol.

  • 30 things to de instead of drinking

    30 Things to do instead of drinking

    30 Things to do instead of drinking. When you first quit drinking or even when you are just thinking about it, you might feel overwhelmed at the thought of all that time stretched out in front of you and what to do with it. I remember wondering what on earth I would do for a […]

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  • live a sober life

    What Does it Mean to Live a Sober Life?

    What does it mean to live a sober life? I get lots of messages from people who are thinking of quitting drinking,  they want to do it but they just don’t know how to start. Part of this is fear and part of it is just because they are about to embark on something new […]

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  • drink at weekends

    Is it Okay Just to Drink at Weekends?

    Do you only drink at weekends? As I write this blog post, it’s Friday and if you are drinking, you may be gearing up for the weekend, which actually starts today, on a Friday. Drinking through Friday to Sunday is often the biggest challenge to overcome when we want to change our relationship with alcohol. […]

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  • why create a vision board for your sobriety

    Why Create a Vision for Sobriety

    Why Create a Vision for Sobriety? In all areas of life, not least your sobriety, it is important to have a clear vision of what you want. I read a post today saying, “start where you want to end” and it really brought home to me the importance of having a clear why, a reason, […]

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  • transform your drinking

    Transform Your Drinking, Transform Your Life

    Transform Your Drinking, Transform Your Life – You might have heard words associated with sobriety such as hard, boring, difficult, dull or scary. It’s true that these are some words which describe your experiences as you begin to transform your drinking. After all, when you remove alcohol, when you stop numbing and blurring the edges, […]

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  • Dealing with Addiction through Writing

    Dealing with Addiction through Writing

    Quitting drinking, whether with the idea of quitting for good or just taking a few months off, can reveal holes in our lives that we used to fill with drinking and we then search for ways to fill this hole with something else, to make us whole again. This blog post is an introduction to […]

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  • 10 best documentaries about alcohol addiction

    10 Best Documentaries About Alcohol Addiction

    10 Best Documentaries About Alcohol Addiction (BBC, HBO, NETFLIX) Here we have the 10 best documentaries about alcohol addiction covering a wide range of issues from the affects excessive alcohol consumption has on society, mental health and physical implications. This list includes documentaries about alcohol that come from various different angles, all are well worth […]

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  • affirmations for sobriety

    Positive affirmations for sobriety

    Positive affirmations for sobriety The path to sobriety can be a bumpy one. One minute you are coasting along and everything is well with the world, then, bam! You get hit by a wave of negativity. You feel down, anxious, depressed and you start to question why you are doing this, you might even blame […]

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  • How to Quit Drinking When you are Stuck At Home

    How to Quit Drinking When you are Stuck At Home

    How to Quit Drinking When you are Stuck At Home In light of the recent Cornavirus outbreak, I wanted to share with you some tips on how to protect your sobriety and quit drinking when you are stuck at home. I never thought I’d see Covid-19 and sobriety in the same sentence, but this outbreak […]

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