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  • How To Take A Month Off Drinking – 11 Tips

    So you want to take a month off drinking? Prepare to take a month off drinking? Not this month, maybe next month? Half a month off drinking? It's ok – we get it. Deciding to take a month off drinking can seem like a daunting task doomed to failure and best kept to colourless Januarys following bo...
  • Conversations around Sobriety & Mindful Drinking – #1 Hayley

    In our new series 'Reformed Characters® – Conversations around Sobriety & Mindful Drinking', we will be meeting people from all walks of life who have changed their relationships with drinking. From blackouts to hangxiety and everything in between, we'll be discussing the challenges and possi...
  • Guzzling Your Gains – 5 Ways Alcohol Affects Muscle Growth

    For many die-hard gym bunnies and the body 'beautiful', the odd drink is exactly that – an odd drink. In the world of bodybuilding and muscle growth, when it comes to alcohol, pretty much all signs point to no. So what's the science behind it – and how do a few pints after a workout really affect your gains?

  • 15 Sober Celebrities – Meet The Celebs Seeking Sobriety

    Celebrities... Salt of the earth! Just. Like. Us.Many celebrities (just like us) are now ditching the booze, seeking sobriety and opening up the conversation around alcohol moderation and mindful drinking.   In a world filled with private jets and free champagne it's hard to believe celebrities c...
  • Breaking Up With Booze: How It Started Vs. How It's Going

    So you want to cut down on drinking? Breaking up with booze? The very notion can be daunting, overwhelming and exhausting... The kind of thought best left for our most extreme hangovers, where we vow to never get in this state again and will "learn" to moderate, only to find ourselves back in the same position just a few weeks later – anxious, sweating, praying for forgiveness.

  • How to deal with bar and waiting staff mocking your mocktails

    So you've decided you're going to swerve the booze, you pick your non-alcoholic drink, feeling good – you got this... But then, curveball, the waiter/bar guy starts joining in the not so sly digs with your friends. Now the spotlight is on you and why you can't just get sloshed on a Friday night ...
  • The Problem With 'Am I An Alcoholic?' Quizzes...

    Ever asked Google if you're an alcoholic? Chances are, you're not alone. In the throes of a hangover, nothing pairs quite as well as asking a search engine if you have a drink problem or not. And where does Google take us? To the trusty 'Am I An Alcoholic?' online quiz section of The Internet. A ...
  • 15 Tweets That Remind Us Of The Horrors Of A Hangover

    We've all had the life changing hangover. The hungover feeling that we may simply never be the same again, something has changed within us, and we can now feel our hair growing. If you've taken a break from the booze, then chances are – you may have forgotten the true feeling of a hangover. With...