This revolutionary 8 week step-by-step guide to Mindfulness is the first ever publication of a hybrid of the two most popular approaches to Mindfulness currently sweeping the world. Recommended by the UK’s National Institute for Health and Excellence and prescribed by the NHS, Mindfulness is fast becoming a revered and popular method used by healthcare professionals and lay people alike to help alleviate anxiety, depression....Read more. Posted 22nd November.
On November 26th 2014 Soberistas will be two years old, although to me it feels as though it has been in existence for much longer than that. Personally, I can barely remember a time when I didn’t log on every day to see the familiar orange and green colours of the site, when I didn’t share my life (albeit within cyber space) with thousands of amazing and inspirational people from around the world who are fighting the same, brave fight. Most of all, I can hardly recall a life which involved....Read more. Posted 9th November.
It’s holiday time, Istas, and that means loads of drinking. While some will choose mind-numbing, calorie-laden alcoholic drinks, we will explore the deliciously healthy and energizing world of the mocktail. Below you’ll see my favorite low-calorie cold and hot concoctions. They take a bit of time to create.... Read more. Posted 22nd November.
I am a mum to three beautiful and very talented daughters. In some ways, this is an apology to them for my not being stronger and more able to stand up to their father. I got married at an early age. My husband was over three years older than me. We were very much in love, had a nice flat, and our first daughter....Read more. Posted 22nd November.
“Hit the bottom and get back up; or hit the bottle and stay down.” – Anthony Liccione
I defined myself by my dependency on alcohol for twenty years. I was a wino, a boozer, a good-time girl. Nights out....Read more. Posted 27th September.
Today I have made the most of a hangover-free Monday. I had work this morning but took myself off to town (Newcastle) this afternoon, met my son when he finished college, picked up posh bath stuff and chocs (please tell me I'm still allowed…Continue
I have been a member of Soberistas from the start and it has been a huge part of my AF journey. I have my ticket but I'm not at my destination yet. I go from being a few weeks AF to a week of drinking a bottle of wine a night. Sobriety is a huge…Continue
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