Episodes

  • Janey interviews Stephanie Chivers a habit and addiction specialist with 15 years personal and professional experience.  She teaches people how to stop drinking, taking drugs and start living
    The books we mentioned by Professor David Nutt are 
    Drink The New Science of Alcohol and your health, https://amzn.to/3eOJfCM
    Drugs without the hot air.  https://amzn.to/2Y1hPTh
    Vote for the Alcohol Free Life Podcast in the Listeners Choice Award
    It would be amazing if you’d vote for the podcast in the Listeners Choice section of the British Podcast Awards, just go to the site click vote and put Alcohol Free Life in the search if you like the pod!
    Here’s the direct link.
    https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote
    It means a lot! Thank you!
    Don’t forget if you want inspiration, accountability and encouragement to live your best life focusing on optimum health and wellbeing without the booze check out The Sober Club. There is a small monthly fee but a wealth of support, content and a great community. We do regular zoom calls and tbe membership includes the 90 day course Get the buzz without the booze
    http://www.thesoberclub.com
    Janey also offers 1-1 Grey area drinking health coaching.
    You can access Stephanie's free videos on cocaine 
    https://www.ichange21.com/pl/164460

  • Janey interviews best selling authors Jardine Libaire and Amanda Eyre Ward on the new book The Sober Lush, a hedonists guide to living a decadent wild and soulful life - alcohol free
    Buy it here https://amzn.to/36Do9V2
    Especially in the early days its so important to stay inspired, and great quit lit (and podcasts) really help!  So does staying connected so please check out The Sober Club.  We are holding regular coaching calls and meet-ups on zoom, one member wrote in our private group...
    'It was also lovely to meet some of you last night. Part of the reason I joined this group was to find somewhere I could be honest because for me Drinking everyday wasn’t the problem but binge drinking and where it could still lead me after all these years. I knew I had to be open about is if I stood any chance of making the changes and it is such a relief!
    Thank you also for your honesty and letting me know I am not alone with this ridiculous behaviour.  It is lovely to feel really connected to a group already '  A sober club member
    Join us here. (https://www.thesoberclub.com/join-the-club/)
    Please note we will be closing the doors of the club for a while while we roll out some great new developments for members so now is a good time to join!
    Find Janey on insta and fb @janeyleegrace and check out some great competitions at www.imperfectlynatural.com

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  • Janey interviews Camille Vidal from La Maison Wellness who shares info about her work creating alcohol free cocktails and healthy food.  Camille appears on Sunday Brunch on Channel 4 - rocking the mainstream!
    Please note you can enter to win some great AF drinks.
      You can win some Sea Arch and a copy of How to be a mindful drinker HERE (https://imperfectlynatural.com/win-2-bottles-of-sea-arch-plus-a-signed-copy-of-how-to-be-a-mindful-drinker/)
    You can also win some Boucha Kombucha, Sipling and Binary drinks at http://imperfectlynatural.com/category/competitions/ (scroll down through the competitions)
    Don't forget if you haven't already grab yourself a copy of How to Get (and stay) sober during lockdown, free mini ebook  Get it here (https://www.thesoberclub.com/how-to-get-and-stay-sober-during-lockdown-mini-e-book/) Want inspiration, support accountability and community?  Join The Sober Club, we will be closing the doors soon to revamp our content so if you want to join us at the existing price check it out. Membership includes access to our 90 day course Get the Buzz without the Booze  During lockdown we have weekly coaching calls on zoom and a 'social' - find your Tribe! Join us here. (read the testimonials first!)
    https://www.thesoberclub.com/join-the-club/

  • Janey interviews Sober club member Sue Reed who shares her ups and downs at six months sober.  She talks about how she has grown and become almost like a different person, found her talent for writing and finally felt able to address some old trauma.
    Heres the post Sue wrote that inspired me to interview her https://www.thesoberclub.com/member-spotlight-sue-reed-at-six-months-sober/
    We have teamed up for this episode with Sea Arch Drinks and Janey speaks to Sarah Yates the founder  Here's the lovely recipe for the Rhubarb Blush mocktail (https://www.thesoberclub.com/rhubarb-blush-mocktail/) Sarah mentioned
    You can win some Sea Arch and a copy of How to be a mindful drinker HERE  (https://imperfectlynatural.com/win-2-bottles-of-sea-arch-plus-a-signed-copy-of-how-to-be-a-mindful-drinker/)
    Don't forget if you haven't already grab yourself a copy of How to Get (and stay) sober during lockdown, free mini ebook  Get it here  (https://www.thesoberclub.com/how-to-get-and-stay-sober-during-lockdown-mini-e-book/)
    Want inspiration, support accountability and community?  Join The Sober Club, we will be closing the doors soon to revamp our content so if you want to join us at the existing price check it out. Membership includes access to our 90 day course Get the Buzz without the Booze
    Join us here. (read the testimonials first!)
    https://www.thesoberclub.com/join-the-club/

  • Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) can offer some amazingly effective tools for changing unwanted behaviours. Janey interviews Jo Wilson and Andy Coley, award winning NLP trainers.
    Sign up to their low cost virtual training session in May Release your Negative Triggers and find out more at https://beyondnlptraining.com/
     
    Grab Janey's free pdf / mini ebook How to get (and stay) sober during lockdown here. (https://bit.ly/3dnCdUT)
    Subscribe to Janey's Youtube channel which now has a playlist for recent natural health and wellbeing interviews  The Impefectly Natural health and wellbeing lockdown series, featuring nutritionist and author Zoe Harcombe, author of over 40 books Patrick Holford and Dr Sarah Myhill .
    Please subscribe here https://www.youtube.com/c/JaneyLeeGrace
    Don't forget you can join The Sober Club for accountability, support and inspiration. Membership includes access to the 90 day course Get the Buzz without the booze www.thesoberclub.com (https://www.thesoberclub.com/)

  • In this episode Janey talks to Euan Maclennan and expert in hetbs and sustainability working with Pukka Hetbs, (many of us know thier amazing range of herbal products and teas)  Euan talks about boosting our immunity naturally using some of the herbs that nature has provided.including how we can 'repair' after drinking too much. 
    A reminder that Janey was a guest last week on the Love sober podcast and this week is a guest with Simon Chapple on his youtube channel talking about optimum health and wellbeing when you are ditching the booze and beyond.
    How to get (and stay) sober in lockdown
    If you havne't already download my free pdf / mini ebook with tips and ideas to get your through  https://bit.ly/2Sr2qK1
    Don't forget if you want to join us in The Sober Club its perfect for whatever stage you are at, because we focus on not only ditching the booze but whats next, how to live your best life without the booze, and focus on optimum health and wellbeing.  The small monthly membership fee includes an online course Get the Buzz without the Bozze. www.thesoberclub.com (https://www.thesoberclub.com/)
    Follow Janey on insta @janeyleegrace and there is a free facebook group for the health and wellbeing work imperfectlynatural selfcare 
    Reach out if you need help! 

  • Janey interviews Dr Aric Sigman author of the groundbreaking book 'Alcohol Nation' on the role of alcohol in the lives of teenagers, don't miss this even if you aren't a parent!  Some revealing insights from a leading scientist. Watch this space as Janey has also recorded interviews with Aric on preventing mental health issues and body image and self esteem 
    We teamed up with Binary Drinks also and there's an interview with Denaille Bekker on why she founded the brand  You can enter to try and win a case of Binary We have 3 to give away worth £30 each. Enter Here
    https://imperfectlynatural.com/win-one-of-three-cases-of-20250ml-binary-botanical-0-5-worth-30-each/
    Struggling during lockdown?  Grab a copy of the free mini e-book (https://bit.ly/2Ktr1cG) by Janey
    How to get (and stay) sober during lockdown  with some tips and pertinent questions to get your thinking.
    Janey is also a guest this week on the Love Sober podcast, check out the interview.
    If you would like support, inspiration encouragment and accountability check out The Sober Club - its all about the 'whats next?  Living your best life without the booze.  Membership includes access to the many resources within the members portal and the online course Get the Buzz without the Booze and access to the small private facebook group which is incredibly supportive.  Please note the monthly fee is going up so if you want to get in (and stay at this price) check it out nowhttps://www.thesoberclub.com/

  • Janey talks about how different people are coping during lockdown or 'self(care) isolation and invites you to get in touch if you are stuggling. Janey is offering low cost donation only coaching till the end of April
    If you aren't already do consider joining The Sober Club, there is a wealth of informaiton, content and support and accountability, within the member portal you will find an online course Get the buzz without the booze, meditation / mindfulness audios, nutrition experts and much more
    Check out the blogs, competitions and free pdfs https://www.thesoberclub.com/
    In this episode Janey interviews Neil Shah, chief De-stressing officer from the Stress Management Society.  Neil has been sober for 18 months and shares his battle with depression, even attempted suicide and how he now works tirelessly to encourage people to reduce stress and anxiety. Neil believes in the KISS approach (Keep it stupidly simple) Find lots of free resources at their website.
    A reminder that there is a competition to win a case of Sipling Mocktails Enter here and include your postal address https://www.thesoberclub.com/win-a-sipling-alcohol-free-mocktail-tasting-pack/
    Follow Janey @janeyleegrace and on facebook @janeyleegraceloves Also if you are interested in holistic health and well being chekc out the free fb group Imperfectly Natural selfcare 

  • Happy 'odd' Easter, Janey talks about healing your 'inner world' and not beating yourself up for not feeling productive during lockdown. 
    The interview was recorded a few weeks back so does not make reference to COVID-19 Alex Norword Hill is The Sober Sommelier and has a fascinating story and knowledge of pairing food and drink sans the booze.  Alex is also the founder of Cordus Drinks. 
    Janey mentions the interview with Dr Sarah Myhill too on boosting immunity, listen at www.imperfectlynatural.com
    Do check out The Sober Club, its a membership site with a full portal of content, interviews and live coaching, perfect if you are on Day 1 or Year 5 as we focus on whats next, good nutrition, happiness, mindset et al www.thesoberclub.com  Membership includes our online course Get the Buzz without the Booze 

  • A bonus show solely featuring Clare Pooley author of The Sober Diaries on her debut novel The Authenticity Project.  Clare and Janey discuss how bizarre it is to feel 'shame' when you quit booze and how amazing it is to feel authentic again.  Clare talks about the therapeutic benefits of writing her novel and how relevant the themes of kindness and community are right now.   Buy the book Here  (https://amzn.to/2JLWLcH)

  • Janey has teamed up with alcohol free mocktail brand Sipling and there is a competition to win a cases of taster drinks   Enter here (https://www.thesoberclub.com/win-a-sipling-alcohol-free-mocktail-tasting-pack/)
    Janey's main guest is Shaa Wasmund MBE one of the UK's most influential entrepreneurs,  Shaa is the auhtor of several best selling books including How to Fix your Sh*t  Shaa talks about her background growing up with an alcoholic father and how early childhood trauma led her to being so driven, and to avoid alcohol at all costs.  Shaa offers tips for navigating lockdown and visioning your dream career or business moving forward
    If you are starting your own business or thinking about it check out The Freedom Collective Shaa's free Facebook community.
    If you are struggling right now please reach out for help,. there is amazing support available  If you join The Sober Club you get the 90 day online course Get the Buzz without the booze as well as access to a huge member portal with fresh content regulalry including EFT sessions, meditations, fitness sessions, experts on nutrition et al  www.thesoberclub.com (https://www.thesoberclub.com/)
    If you want tips and support on holistic living generally check out Janeys new free fb group Imperfectly Natural Self(care) isolation 

  • Janey talks corona virus survival and interviews Dr David Hamilton a former Biochemist who became fascinated by the power of the Placebo effect.  David explains how we can use the power of our mind to boost immunity - so needed right now! 
    If you need support at this time please reach out.! You can contact Janey@janeyleegrace.com Follow Janey on Insta and twitter @janeyleegrace
    Janey has set up a new facebook group
    You can join The Sober Club for amazing resources, our 90 day online course Get the Buzz without the booze and access to our incredibly supportive facebook group www.thesoberclub.com
    David has also provided some amazing exclusive content for Sober Club
    When you join you immediately get the audio hypnosis De-stress your life (worth £9.99) by leading hynotherapist Ailsa Frank - perfect for when you feel anxiety during this current crisis.
    Janey also offers 1-1 coaching and is a trained Grey Area Drinking recovery coach specializing in helping you to focus on optimum health and wellbeing and living your best life sans the booze
    Don't forget the importance of good nutrition, check out the blog on How to make your own lipossomal vitamin C

  • As everything is changing so rapidly in the UK Janey brings us the full interview she recorded 10 days ago with Dr Gemma Newman on The Corona Virus, NB  there may be references to ‘life as normal’ because this was before some countries went into ‘lockdown’ mode but Gemma talks about boosting immunity which is always important and a reminder that fear lowers immunity.
     
    For this episode we have teamed up with Boucha Kombucha and there is a short interview with the founder Bryony and a chance to win a case of Boucha worth £39  https://www.thesoberclub.com/win-a-case-of-boucha/
     
    Hot News!  The Sobriety Rocks retreat at Inner Guidance is sold out and we will add other dates, please register your interest.  There are still LOTS OF SPACES on our wellbeing break at Champneys Tring
    (That’s if we aren’t ‘locked down’ of course and obviously only if you are well)  June 13-14 Selfcare in Sobriety Read the testimonials! https://www.champneys.com/retreats-pages/health-management/1-night-self-care-in-sobriety-with-janey-lee-grace/tring-13-06-2020/
    There are still a handful of places left too on our afternoon workshop Relax and Manifest at Hello Love in Bloomsbury on Sat July 11th See www.thesoberclub.com (http://www.thesoberclub.com/) click on events
    Join The Sober Club
      Don’t forget if you want support, accountability and inspiration, join The Sober Club it’s a full membership portal and private facebook group
    There's never been a better time to be part of our membership group – stay inspired!
    Join us here https://www.thesoberclub.com/join-the-club/
    Testimonial 
    I love the nutrition and  mindset topics in The Sober Club. I’ve been inspired to try yoga and pilates.  The 90 day course is great, and I like the video versions of the podcasts and the extra content from experts who provide professional self-care and meditation.I like getting the chance to meet others with the offers of retreats and closed meet ups. It’s my safe haven with like-minded people from all walks of life and experiences.  Janet UK 
     

  • On this week’s episode Janey talks about trusting your intuition during the current panic over the Coronvirus in the UK 
    Janey’s guest is Helena Cavan the founder of The Milestone Detox, a boutique detxx retreat in Gloucestershire.  She talks about boosting immunity and surprisingly focuses on how much water we should all be drinking, especially if we have ditched the booze.
    You can get Helena’s daily water meditations at https://www.waterforlife.me/optin
    Hot News!  The Sobriety Rocks retreat at Inner Guidance is sold out and we will add other dates, please register your interest.  There are still LOTS OF SPACES on our wellbeing break at Champneys Tring
    June 13-14 Selfcare in Sobriety
    Read the testimonials ! https://www.champneys.com/retreats-pages/health-management/1-night-self-care-in-sobriety-with-janey-lee-grace/tring-13-06-2020/
    There are still a handful of places left too on our afternoon workshop Relax and Manifest at Hello Love in Bloomsbury on Sat July 11th See http://www.thesoberclub.com click on events
    Don’t forget if you want support, accountability and inspiration, join The Sober Club it’s a full membership portal and private facebook group
     

  • This weeks episode features a short clip from Janeys interview with Dr Gemma Newman, the Plant power doctor on the Corona Virus, as the world is talking about this we wanted to bring you a medical doctors take on boosting immunity.  You can listen to the full interview at http://www.imperfectlynatural.com or at Uk health Radio (Janeys show is the Spotlight show)
    Janey’s main guest is Sharon Walters – aka London Artist, she creates hand assembled collages exploring black identity and mainstream beauty standards and has had her own journey with ditching the booze. We talk about creativity and focusing on manifesting our goals and dreams
    Want to relax and manifest?
    Join us Sat July 11th 1-4 at Hello Love Studio in London for a workshop on getting the buzz without the booze, using the power of positive thought and EFT to manifest your goals, followed by a yoga nidra session (relaxation) and an alcohol free organic ‘mocktail’ is included in the price. Tickets are £25 with profits to the Hello Beautiful cancer foundation 
    Spaces are limited so book now!  https://www.thesoberclub.com/events/
    Don’t forget the retreat on Sat 31st -2nd July at Inner Guidance in Suffolk, yoga, meditation, inspiration, cacao ceremony, gourmet vegan food  and if you prefer a short intensive wellness break we stiall have spaces on the Champneys retreat in Tring June 13-14 
    All details https://www.thesoberclub.com/events/
    Want inspiration and accountability?
    Join us in The Sober Club, for a small monthly fee you get our online course Get the buzz without the booze, a free audio hyonosis download De-stress your life and masses of content in our member portal plus the support and accountability of our private fb group 
    https://www.thesoberclub.com/join-the-club/

  • Janey was a guest on Lee Davy's Strive podcast a couple of weeks back, and now she interviews Lee on his fascinating work in Poker (yep a big career change after working on the railway) Lee came from a small town in Wales and now lives half the time in LA  He has some strong ideas around 'the truth about alcohol'  Lee now runs 1000dayssober and the Strive podcast.
    There's a reminder that there are still spaces on the Sobriety Rocks retreat at Inner Guidance in Suffolk July 31st - 2nd Aug, don't miss out its transformational!   Champneys wellbeing break in Tring June 13-14 Find both at www.thesoberclub.com click on Events (https://www.thesoberclub.com/events/)
    There will also be a fab workshop / meet up (you don't have to be a sober club member for any of these events) on Sat July 11th at Hello Love in Bloomsbury London. Relax and Manifest will include inspiration to focus on the life you love without the booze, tickets available soon
    If you're ditching the booze for lent, check out our free pdf 5 reasons to do an alcohol free challenge
    For Spring in The Sober Club we're focusing on ditching the chemicals with a DIY skincare challenge  Find them along with our Selfcare in Sobriety free pdf at https://www.thesoberclub.com/free-resources/
    In The Sober Club we have been focusing on ditching limiting beliefs, Janey talks about looking at what stories you tell yourself that it might be time to reframe! 

  • Janey looks at the importance of emotional wellbeing and speaks to mindset coach and law of attraction Fiona Drake.  Fiona also offers workshops based on Louise Hay's You can Heal your life principles.
    In The Sober Club we have completed the Self Love Challenge but if you decide to join us during February we will ensure you get access to all the meditations and resources  Join us here (https://www.thesoberclub.com/)
    Don't forget Janey is part of a panel at Live Well Now on Sat 29th Feb 1.45 on staying social when you're not drinking and the Sobriety Rocks retreat can now be booked July 31st - 2nd Aug in Suffolk.  Yoga, meditation, cacao ceremony, yoga nidra relaxation and transformational session on getting the buzz without the booze.   Read the testimonials!
    Find out more about these and also the Champneys Wellbeing Break (13-14 June) at https://www.thesoberclub.com/events/
    If you like the podcast please rate and review it at whatever platform you currently listen on.
    Follow Janey @janeyleegrace and on fb @janeyleegraceloves

  • Janey interviews author and hypnotherapist Glenn Harrold and introduces their new co-authored audio hypnosis Quit the Alcohol Habit 
    Glenn Harrold is an author, musician and experienced clinical hypnotherapist who has helped thousands of clients over a wide range of stress related problems. He has combined his hypnotherapy skills with an extensive recording knowledge to produce a uniquely effective series of high quality hypnosis recordings that have sold over 10 million and are well established as the UK's best selling self-help audio titles of all time.
    Quit the Alcohol Habit (https://www.hypnosisaudio.com/products/quit-the-alcohol-habit-mp3) features a track with Janey Lee Grace offers inspirational tips and ideas for a sober toolkit and then you can experience Glenn's highly acclaimed meditation techniques guiding you into a deep state of mental and physical relaxation
    Don't miss the next Sobriety Rocks Retreat! July 31st -2nd August
    Inner Guidance in Suffolk a weekend of inspiration, yoga, cacao ceremony, meditation, gong bath, teaching, EFT and incredible gourmet vegan food, plus as its summer chill in the hot tub and we will have a fire-pit 'letting go' ceremony, Get in quick the last one sold out in days (https://www.thesoberclub.com/sobriety-rocks-retreat-summer-2020/)
    Here's what one participant said..
    I loved the Sobriety Rocks retreat, it felt as if I gave myself a warm caring hug. It was really thoughtfully planned from the informative sessions on sobriety and self care, to the beautiful relaxations, yoga and meditations. Meeting others on their sober journey and sharing this experience with them made it a memorable and life changing experience. I would do it all again in a heartbeat. Thanks Janey and Inner Guidance for this amazing weekend S H Derby
    A Date for your diary Saturday July 11th will be a  Workshop Selfcare Sober Summer in central London, more details to follow!
    If you join The Sober Club before the end of Feb we will gift you full access to our Self-Love Challenge, a whole bunch of meditations and guided visualizations to download,  interviews and inspirational bite sized tips for how you can introduce meditation and self-love into your life, however busy you are!  Its a small monthly fee which includes masses of content and a rocking fb community Join us here (https://www.thesoberclub.com/join-the-club/)
    Follow Janey on instagram and twitter @janeyleegrace and on fb @janeyleegraceloves

  • This weeks podcast features Rachael Welford of Welford Wellbeing, they discuss the link between alcohol and anxiety and mental health, and the importance of finding another way to ‘quiet’ your mind. Rachael teaches meditation and is a coach and trainer http://www.welfordwellbeing.com
    Rachael is also one of the contributors in the Self Love Challenge in The Sober Club, we have just started so sign up to receive nor just the usual resources but also a 7 day challenge with free guided meditations courtesy of experts such as Rachael and a whole host of resources. You only need to commit fifteen minutes a day max and if you are already rocking meditation some of these resources might spice up your practice
    Are you #selflovecurious ?
    Janey also discusses the recent news reports about hospital admissions increasing by 60 per cent due to alcohol related illness, that’s before you start on the ‘grey area’ drinkers!
    To join The Sober Club go here and don’t forget you can listen to the podcasts, read our blog and enter our competitions   https://www.thesoberclub.com/join-the-club/ ( https://www.thesoberclub.com/join-the-club/)
    Our next Champneys wellness break Selfcare in Sobriety is 13-14 June at Champneys Tring in Herts, the link will be under events in the next day or so
    Our next Sobriety Rocks retreat at Inner Guidance is now likely to be in August or September, please register your interest 
    Follow Janey @janeyleegrace and on fb @janeyleegraceloves

  • Janey interviews Catherine Gray on the new book The Unexpected Joy of the Ordinary and talks about the importance of deciding on your 'big why' 
    We talk about the importance of self-love and self esteem, and the fact that Catherine only found this happiness after ditching the booze and actually starting to like herself! 
    In The Sober Club we call February the month of Self Love and we have a selflove and meditation challenge starting next week, join us for amazing resources, mindfulness, guided meditations and so much more.  Don;t forget membership includes the online course Get the buzz without the booze, and lots of exclusive content with authors and experts.
    STOP PRESS, Clare Pooley will be our live guest expert on Monday 10th Feb
    There are still spaces on the Lets talk detox and get the buzz without the booze talk and workshop on Feb 4th 7pm in Herts. See Events at The Sober club
    The next Champneys retreat is 13-14 June (available to book soon) but please note the May retreat at Inner Guidance has been postponed probably till Sept or October, please register you interest.
    www.thesoberclub.com (https://www.thesoberclub.com/)
    Follow Janey on instagram and twitter @janeyleegrace and fb @janeyleegraceloves