Book review: The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober – Catherine Gray

Catherine writes candidly about her darkest moments, her times of uncertainty during early sobriety and the joy she unexpectedly finds. It is this vulnerability, and her extraordinary writing, that draws you in and helps you to really believe that sobriety could actually be not only an option, but a far superior lifestyle than a booze-fuelledContinue reading “Book review: The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober – Catherine Gray”

Three tips to enjoy an alcohol-free month

Taking a month-long break from drinking has become so popular that we can now refer to periods on the calendar with sober-related puns – Febfast, Dry July and Octsober.If you are planning to take a break from the booze but don’t want to spend the month hibernating in front of the television and declining allContinue reading “Three tips to enjoy an alcohol-free month”

Fifty days without a drink – three benefits

Reaching milestones has always been a way to keep myself motivated so hitting goals of number of days and weeks of not drinking has helped to encourage me to keep going. By 50 days AF (alcohol free) I was getting into the swing of things. I had faced a few hurdles and felt my mindsetContinue reading “Fifty days without a drink – three benefits”