• 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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  • first step to sobriety

    The Easy First Step to Sobriety

    First step to sobriety When you think of sobriety, quitting drinking or taking a break from alcohol, so many thoughts and feelings pop up and, let’s be honest, not all of them feel good. Even though living alcohol-free is the most loving and empowering thing you can do for yourself, actually taking the step feels […]

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  • alcohol free summer

    Alcohol Free Summer

    Alcohol Free Summer Ah, the summer! While glorious, carefree, and fun, with fewer commitments and an easy, lazy vibe, can be triggering for us sober folk for the exact same reasons.  All the normal rules don’t seem to apply and we all want to kick back, relax, enjoy ourselves and have fun. But there is […]

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  • how to feel good about quitting drinking alcohol

    How to Feel Good About Quitting Drinking

    How to Feel Good About Quitting Drinking. There are so many benefits to be enjoyed when you quit drinking. But how can you feel good about quitting drinking before you even start? Often the decision to stop drinking comes from a place of shame, fear and guilt. These feelings can make it difficult to actually […]

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  • Help to Quit Drinking

    Music in Sobriety – Help to Quit Drinking

    I’ve been listening to music quite  a lot lately, I have an uplifting playlist for when I clean or want to lift my mood and an inspirational playlist to help me get into the mood for working. However, when I first quit drinking I didn’t listen to music for the longest time and there are […]

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  • How to Celebrate when you’re Sober

    How to Celebrate when you’re Sober [PODCAST]

    How to Celebrate when you’re Sober Celebrating without alcohol. It is sooo difficult at first when you’re newly sober to know what to do or how to celebrate when you’re sober. After all in our society and culture celebrations and commiserations tend to revolve around booze, everything is a reason to drink and the thought […]

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  • I’ll Stop Drinking When…..

    I’ll Stop Drinking When…..

    Have you ever said this to yourself? “I’ll stop drinking when…..” When the weather warms up, when it cools down, when lockdown ends, when I come back from holiday, when life is less stressful, when I’ve started my new job, when the kids go back to school, when the kids break up from school. I’ll […]

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