How To Find Your Voice Of Calm

We all have an inner Voice of Calm: an unconditionally loving, non-judging, eternally wise voice that has all the answers. Here’s how I discovered mine. When I decided to live happily ever after without alcohol in my life I started to hear voices in my head. My macaw Atticus does sound like a demented old…

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Emily Atack Is Her Awesome Self Without Alcohol

It was so great to see the awesome Emily Atack discuss life in the jungle without alcohol on last nights I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. She was chatting to Noel Edmunds about her drinking habits. ‘I’m a bit of a boozer on the outside and I thought coming in here without booze…

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Has Dreaming Big Left You Feeling Small?

Has dreaming of big success left you feeling like a constant failure? We have become obsessed with achieving our goals but how is that working out for us? (WARNING: This post contains Miley Cyrus and S-Club-7 lyrics.) So you have a dream and you want it more than anything else in the world. If you were…

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How To Socialise Without Alcohol

If you have given up alcohol or you are just taking a break then socialising will be your biggest challenge. Here’s how to socialise without alcohol. I knew you’d need illustrative photos for this so I teamed up with my best bitch Esther to show you how it’s done.  First Off: How Not To Socialise…

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People Who Live Without Alcohol Aren’t All Recovering

Warning: This post is more of a rant than an article. It’s aimed at the invisible, unspoken pity targeted at those who live without alcohol. Some people, SOME PEOPLE, have made a decision to live without alcohol. Why? Well, maybe they don’t like the taste of it.  Maybe, feeling drunk freaks them out. Or it…

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I Am A Better Mum Without Alcohol

Don’t get your knickers in a twist! I am not saying that people who drink alcohol are bad parents. However, without alcohol I personally feel that I am a better mum. Yes I had always been aware that doing the kids homework with a glass of wine in my hand, cooking dinner with a G+T…

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10 Step Style Guide

You want the dream wardrobe: full of fabulous clothes that are bang in style, feel great but didn’t require a mortgage. It almost sounds too easy! 😉 If, like me, you are an impulsive buyer then you are more likely to have a wardrobe full of crap, 70% of which you haven’t worn for years.…

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What Is Kundalini Yoga?

Before I found Kundalini Yoga this was how I did yoga… Can you name this pose?  Let’s see if I can describe it… Wobbling on one leg, the other stuck out behind at an odd angle, arms reaching forward in a sort of waving for help gesture, neck pulsating, belly saggy and quivering, jaw clenched,…

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Review: Redemption in Notting Hill.

Food: 7/10      Drinks: 9/10      Atmosphere: 8/10     Service: 9/10 I met up with my lovely friend Nadine for an alcohol free, wheat free, dairy free, vegan treat (yes, treat) at Notting Hill’s Redemption. My friend Nadine is a super cool gal I first met in Shoreditch 12 years ago. Our love…

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How My Relationship Loves Sobriety

First off, my husband and I have always had a pretty great relationship but it got even better in sobriety. Mike never drank that much but when I was drinking he drank more because I can be very persuasive and alcohol generally likes company. My sobriety now has both of us opting for a healthy mocktail…

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5 ideas for celebrating sober this festive season.

Today is November 1st which means 2 things: my massive teenage sons both punch me in the arm while shouting ‘pinch, punch, first of the month’, leaving me with a dead arm. Aaaaand, it’s the start of the party season. You may want to cut down your alcohol intake over the Christmas season because you…

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