sobriety hacks

  • Will Quitting Social Media Help with Sobriety

    Will Quitting Social Media Help with Sobriety?

    A question that came up in a coaching session recently was, will quitting social media help with sobriety? To answer this question I will explain why, as a sobriety coach and addiction therapist, I became so worried about the effect of social media on my own sobriety, mental health and overall wellbeing, that I myself […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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