• why january doesn't have to be dry january

    Why Dry January Doesn’t Have to be Dry

    Why Dry January Doesn’t Have to be Dry Ugh, Dry January. Even the phrase sounds depressing. How do you feel about taking a month off booze in January? Does it fill you with joy and delight or with dread and misery?  Taking a month off booze is never a bad thing and the fact that […]

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  • magic alcohol free Christmas

    Bringing Magic & Sparkle to Your AF Christmas

    Ah, Christmas!  All the normal rules don’t seem to apply and we are surrounded by people who seem to be drinking everywhere and all the time. But just because you don’t have alcohol in your glass it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself and have fun. But there is also such a strong association between […]

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  • halloween special podcast

    Halloween Special Podcast

    Halloween Special Podcast Halloween for many of us sparks the beginning of the party season and what better way to kick off the celebrations than getting dressed up and indulging a little!  However, if you are not drinking it can be very challenging to enjoy the party vibe when everyone around you is losing their […]

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  • don't do sober October

    Don’t Do Sober October

    Don’t do Sober October I realize that it might seem very strange and a bit of a contradiction for me, a sobriety coach with over 3 years of sobriety, to tell you that actually, you shouldn’t be doing a Sober October after all! But bear with me. Anytime away from alcohol is a good thing, […]

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  • Building Your Sober Toolkit

    Building Your Sober Toolkit and the Joy of Having One

    You may have come across the words sober toolbox, sober toolkit or toolbox for sobriety which bring images of an actual box of tricks to mind or little pouches that people carry around with them. While your sober toolkit can consist of actual physical items, they are really just a range of techniques, activities and […]

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  • day one of sobriety

    Demystifying Day One of Sobriety

    Demystifying Day One of Sobriety Ah, day one of sobriety. The thought of day one can be both terrifying and exciting. You want to get there, get through it, move past it but yet you still find yourself on the sidelines, wishing hoping, wanting. Day one seems scary to you and brings up many thoughts […]

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