365 days alcohol free – so what?

Today marks a whole year that I have gone without drinking alcohol.

365 days since my last hangover. 12 months since I last threw up through over indulgence. 52 weeks since I felt the beer fear.

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Alcohol free living – “But what do you do when you’re sad?”

Ooh it’s been at least a few weeks since I last gushed about my brand new for 2018/19 booze free lifestyle. Ha ha, forgive me, but this curve ball is something I can’t get enough of sharing about.

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Body talk: How to tune in to your health

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How often does your body talk? The truth is that your body is constantly talking to you, a symbiotic loop of feedback about your health and wellbeing which is a valuable insight.

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9 things about #running I wish I knew when I started

If you think that smug running types don’t get it when you explain that you just ‘can’t run’, you’re very wrong. I was that person; embarrassed to run in daylight hours, utterly fearful of being seen, clueless and definitely sports bra-less.

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This summer holiday I choose happy

Looking on the bright side hasn’t always come easy to me. In fact, let’s just put it out there, I love a good old moan up. But, this is something I’m trying hard to work on; to be a little bit more positive and sunny towards the day to day stuff that needn’t be such a drama.

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4 ways to protect your mental health as a stay at home Mum

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Being a stay-at-home mum. It’s a bumpy road filled with highs and lows…I know only too well having lived the dream for almost five years. more “4 ways to protect your mental health as a stay at home Mum”

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Thinking about cutting down on drinking or giving up alcohol for good?

It’s true to say that the standard reaction to my 180 turn around on booze is that of shock and horror, but at almost a year in to making the life changing decision to quit drinking completely, there have been plenty of folk whose ears have pricked up in curiosity.

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The self care domino effect

Change one thing. That was the life advice offered up by the unlikely guru of my twenties in the form of a Kiss FM DJ. Back then it made sense in many ways – dump an unhealthy relationship, look for a new and exciting job, move to a different flat, town, country, or get your hair cut into a bonkers new style.

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Making lists, documenting gratitude and getting stuff done

If I’m honest, I have a thing for stationary. Or maybe just a penchant for writing things down.

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Can #sobertimes really be #funtimes?

Since I started drinking age fifteen, it’ fair to say drunk times equalled good times, for the most part, and as such began a relationship with booze which meant fun and alcohol unanimously went hand in hand together.

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