• protecting your sobriety at christmas

    Protecting Your Sobriety at Christmas

    Protecting your sobriety at Christmas According to Andy Williams, It’s the most wonderful time of the year but for those of us in recovery or early sobriety it can be extremely challenging, stressful and lonely. If you’ve read my other blog posts about Christmas and socializing, you will know that I always encourage you to […]

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    How to Have Fun Without Alcohol

    At this time of year, the question about how to have fun without alcohol usually pops up and you begin to worry that because you are not drinking then you will be no fun and people will think you are boring and you might even worry that you won’t have a good time yourself. Actually, […]

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    How to Avoid FOMO in Sobriety

    How to Avoid FOMO in Sobriety The Fear Of Missing Out or FOMO is huge when we first think about quitting drinking and it can make the choice more difficult than it needs to be. Although this fear might seem real, you shouldn’t let it stand in the way of getting what you want – […]

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    How to have a Spooky, Sober Halloween

        How to have a Spooky, Sober Halloween I love Halloween! It’s my birthday after all but it is also a day of indulgence where we get to eat lots of sweets if we want, hang out with the kids, it’s an excuse for a party or it might be the perfect opportunity to […]

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    Menstrual Cycle Awareness as a Tool in Sobriety

    Menstrual Cycle Awareness as a Tool in Sobriety I had never even considered menstrual cycle awareness as a tool in sobriety but after speaking to Lisa de Jong, my friend and menstruality coach at Your Cycle Matters, really it makes perfect sense. As Lisa explains in our interview, which you can watch below, there is […]

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    18 Months Sober – 18 Things I’ve Learned

    I recently celebrated 18 months sober. Now, if you had told me 18 months ago that I would be here now I probably would have freaked out and I certainly wouldn’t have believed you!  Yet, here I am and it feels bloomin’ brilliant! So what have I discovered during these 18 months? Here’s a list […]

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