Planning

MOB Essentials

Basics The MOB is also called a Sober Sprint – this is because originally the programme was called the MOB...

Welcome

Welcome to the Sober Sprint! In this first post you will find out: what to expect from the next 30 days...

Alcohol holidays, liver vacations and Sober Sprints: The benefits of stopping for a bit

We all know that excessive alcohol consumption is Not a Good Thing. Frequently it’s pretty obvious what impact alcohol is...

How to raise drinking with your doctor

Dr Eric Britton is a GP and Partner at Lonsdale Medical Centre, Programme Director St Mary’s GP Specialty Training Scheme...

Video – Practicalities and reasons for setting goals

In October 2015 we recorded our webinars. Here is what we had to say on this topic then. Practicalities and reasons...

Day 1 – Your first n=me scores and what brought you to the MOB

Download the paper version of the form Measuring progress is a really important motivational tool, and will also help you...

Day 1 – The Daily MOB Ritual

A quick Google of ‘daily rituals’ will bring up a whole host of blog posts and articles about the importance...

Using gadgets during your MOB

Using gadgets during your MOB

I like a gadget me. Be it something physical or an app, I feel hopeful and aspirational when I buy...

10 quick ways to start your Month off Booze – including some you can do from bed!

These are Club Soda’s 10 quick tricks to get your Month Off Booze off to a flying start! 1. Change...

Day 2 – How other people can help (or hinder) your Month off Booze

This post is about how other people can support (or not) your MOB. We’ll tell you a bit more about...

How to use the Club Soda online community

It won’t surprise anyone to hear that it’s easier to change habits when you do it with someone else. That...

Video – Survival kit, sleep, freebies, friends and distractions

What we have in our survival kit (9 mins) The best distractions (7 mins) Freebies and Food (13 mins)

Preparing your survival kit

The whole point of the planning before your actual Month Off Booze begins is to get you thinking about your...

Free trials to distract you … yes you!

Free trials to distract you … yes you!

As changing your drinking involves a lot of distracting yourself (and gives you a whole lot nice new free time,...

Video – Rituals, distraction and perfection

October 2015 MOB video with Laura, Helen and Sam, on “rituals, distractions and perfection” (10 mins).

Video – Being social and weight-loss (17 mins)

Members’ best ideas

Today’s post is a bit different. We have been running lots of different workshops in January (this was written in...