Episodes

  • 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

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  • 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

  • Janey reviews the Mindful drinking festival, the latest mag from FHT which reveals the results of a survey with therapists about their clients drinking. and shares news of the next Sobriety Rocks retreat 8-10 May in Suffolk at Inner Guidance.  Ahead of that Tues Feb 4th she teams up with nutritionist Michele Kaye for a talk and demo Lets talk detox and get the buzz without the booze, 7pm at Fred and Gingers Kings Langley Herts Tickets (https://bit.ly/2RBVR69) include a juice and smoothie made with organic fruit and veg courtesy of Riverford Organics 
    Can fashion be a force for good?  Janey speaks to the founder of Goldie magazine Rebecca Weef-Smith about her journey to sobriety and how it gave her so much confidence!  She is now on a mission to promote truly sustainable fashion and her latest project is a show at London Fashion Week, she shares the story of Andy's catwalk, Andy was homeless but always passionate about photography and fashion, this show is unique in that it brings together charity shop finds and out of season pieces from LFW designers #andyscatwalk
    This weeks podcast is brought to you in association with Caleno drinks, a fantastic non alcoholic spirit with a tropical twist from Columbia, they are a brand with a great story.  Janey also interviews the founder about how the name came about and the lovely colourful design, as well as of course the intriguing flavours.  You can (if you are based in the Uk ) enter our competition to win one of five bottles
    https://imperfectlynatural.com/win-1-of-5-bottles-of-caleno-the-tropical-non-alcoholic-spirit/
    http://www.calenodrinks.com
    Want toxin free skincare?
    Grab my free pdf of tips for toxin free skincare and beauty https://thesoberclub.lpages.co/toxic-free-beauty/
    Don't forget The Sober Club is open for membership, an online resource full of content around nutriton, mindset, purpose passion and a rocking facebook community www.thesoberclub.com

  • Janey speaks to Sober Club member Darren and looks at the weeks news, including a review of Professor David Nutts new book Drink? The New Science of Alcohol & your health.  She also chats with nutritionist and author of Eat Dance Shine, Michele Kaye about how making freshly squeezed juices and smoothies can get nutrients straight to your cells, so beneficial for the early stages of sobriety.  Janey and Michele are hosting a talk on Tues Feb 4th 7pm in Herts Let Talk Detox and get the buzz without the booze
    Get your tickets here (https://www.thesoberclub.com/juice-workshop/) the price includes a freshly squeezed organic juice and smoothie
    The Champney's retreat was a huge success! Another will be announced soon, we think it will be June and if you want to book onto the next retreat at Inner Guidance in Suffolk, WATCH THIS SPACE! 
    Don't forget if you want accountability inspiration and motivation check out The Sober Club.  You can get our free pdf 5 reasons to do an alcohol free challenge (https://thesoberclub.lpages.co/5-reasons/?fbclid=IwAR3EuIXijGlaIXIPUrmCo3BWJL0mMK_e1i_QrHPjul_eOOK2dPlBVgLRTHY)  

  • Janey interviews Lisa and Alex from The Sober Experiment about their journey to sobriety and the fascinating work they are doing with businesses in the north of England and beyond,
    A reminder of The Mindful drinking festival sat 18 and sun 19th Jan, at The Truman Brewery in London, I am speaking now at 1.15 (not 1.30) on the Champs motivational stage on Saturday, do come and say hi,  Its on Selfcare in sobriety,  Its free to attend See you there 
    https://mindfuldrinkingfestival.com/talks-january-2020/
    Want inspiration motivation support?
    Don't forget The Sober Club membership includes an online course Get the Buzz without the booze. perfect if you are ditching the booze or ditching another habit.  Join us for a small monthly fee and also our exclusive facebook group.
     
     Goodbye Wine Witch e-booklet
     Thanks to those of you who downloaded my new illustrated e-booklet Goodbyer Wine Witch - Tips to tame the voice in your head, it went to Number One on Amazon in Personal Health and Fitness categories and number 2 in selfcare in mental health!   Its 99p just a humorous fun bunch of ideas to remind you to plan ahead.  Download it here and please write a nice review! https://amzn.to/2ML2ul6
      Grab your free pdf 5 Reasons to do an alcohol free challenge by signing up at The Sober Club to get our emails www.thesoberclub.com Follow Janey on instagram and twitter @janeyleegrace and on facebook @janeyleegraceloves

  • Happy New year!
    Janey interviews Laura Willoughby co-founder of Club Soda on the new book How to be a mindful drinker.  Tips and motivation wherever you are at. The book is available now and you can join Club Soda's community.
    Don't forget The Sober Club membership includes an online course Get the Buzz without the booze. perfect if you are ditching the booze or ditching another habit.  Join us for a small monthly fee and also our exclusive facebook group.
    Ditch the Wine Witch e-booklet FREE till Sunday
    My new year gift to you is my new illustrated e-booklet Ditch the Wine Witch - Tips to tame the voice in your head,   https://amzn.to/2ML2ul6 (https://amzn.to/2ML2ul6) free for 5 days on Kindle  Download it here and please  write a nice review! https://amzn.to/2ML2ul6
    Grab your free pdf 5 Reasons to do an alcohol free challenge by signing up at The Sober Club to get our emails 
    Follow Janey on instagram and twitter @janeyleegrace and on facebook @janeyleegraceloves

  • Hope you had a great Christmas and rocked it sober, if not get going again! Thinking of doing Dry Jan or ditching the booze now? grab my free pdf 5 reasons to do an alcohol free challenge (https://thesoberclub.lpages.co/5-reasons/?fbclid=IwAR3EuIXijGlaIXIPUrmCo3BWJL0mMK_e1i_QrHPjul_eOOK2dPlBVgLRTHY) If you aren't already sign up to receive our ezines and our free PDF Selfcare in Sobriety and you are most welcome to join us in The Sober Club
    www.thesoberclub.com (https://www.thesoberclub.com/) Follow Janey on insta and fb @janeyleegrace and email janey@janeyleegrace.com In todays show Janey interviews Neil Greenwood from Morning Gloryville on their amazing sober raves and the New Years Day party in London
     
     A couple of weeks ago we reviewed some alcohol free drinks from Sainsburys, if you want to grab my 'hero' grown up soft drinks DASH water with wonky lemons (sparkling no sweeteners et al)  here's all the details you need  ·  Up to 200 lucky listeners will be able to claim the free product with their shopping.. The code will expire by the 31st Dec.
    The minimum spend for a Sainsbury’s online shop is £25 and you will need an account in order to place an order. Full terms and conditions can be found by following the link 
    https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/freedash
    Want to treat yourself in 2020 Please note there is still some space on our retreat 11-12 Jan at Champneys Tring Selfcare in Sobriety is perfect to treat yourself and kickstart the new year, we will be looking at changing behaviours, selfcare, relaxation techniques and setting intentions for the new year and of course there are amazing facilities at Champneys! (https://www.thesoberclub.com/wellness-break/)
      We have another Sobriety Rocks retreat at Inner Guidance in May 8-10 This is going to sell out quickly so do take a look 
     

  • Janey talks about FOMO and how to prep for the festive season.  Janeys guest is Sober Club member Wendy Laban who has a 'grey area drinker' story to share.
    Last week we reviewed some alcohol free drinks from Sainsburys, if you want to grab my 'hero' grown up soft drinks DASH water with wonky lemons (sparkling no sweeteners et al)  here's all the details you need  · 
    Up to 200 lucky listeners will be able to claim the free product with their shopping.. The code will expire by the 31st Dec.
    The minimum spend for a Sainsbury’s online shop is £25 and you will need an account in order to place an order.
    Full terms and conditions can be found by following the link 
    https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/freedash
    Want to treat yourself in 2020
    Please note there is still some space on our retreat 11-12 Jan at Champneys Tring Selfcare in Sobriety is perfect to treat yourself and kickstart the new year, we will be looking at changing behaviours, selfcare, relaxation techniques and setting intentions for the new year and of course there are amazing facilities at Champneys! (https://www.thesoberclub.com/wellness-break/)
    Thinking of doing Dry Jan or ditching the booze now? grab my free pdf
    5 reasons to do an alcohol free challenge (https://thesoberclub.lpages.co/5-reasons/?fbclid=IwAR3EuIXijGlaIXIPUrmCo3BWJL0mMK_e1i_QrHPjul_eOOK2dPlBVgLRTHY)
    If you aren't already sign up to receive our ezines and our free PDF Selfcare in Sobriety and you are most welcome to join us in The Sober Club
    Follow Janey on insta and fb @janeyleegrace and email janey@janeyleegrace.com

  • This show is sponsored by Sainsburys and Janey does a 'Nigella at home' reviewing some of their alcohol free drinks, there is also an opportunity to grab a free box of DASH water with wonky lemons when you spend minimum £25 in a Sainsburys online shop. 
    All the info you need is here (https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/freedash)
    You are what you eat  (and drink)
    Janey's guest is Dale Pinnock The Medicinal Chef who had his own journey with drinking too much and talks about how to put back good nutrition and boost liver function.  You've no doubt seen Dale on TV and his latest book is healthy versions of Takeaways appropriately named Fakeaways 
    Don't forget if you want to grab my 'hero' grown up soft drinks DASH water with wonky lemons (sparkling no sweeteners et al)  heres all the details you need  ·  Up to 200 lucky listeners will be able to claim the free product with their shopping.
    The code will expire by the 31st Dec.
    The minimum spend for a Sainsbury’s online shop is £25 and you will need an account in order to place an order.
    Full terms and conditions can also be found by following the link 
    https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/freedash
    Please note there is still some space on our retreat 11-12 Jan at Champneys Tring Selfcare in Sobriety is perfect to treat yourself and kickstart the new year, we will be looking at changing behaviours, selfcare, relaxation techniques and setting intentions for the new year and of course there are amazing facilities at Champneys!  (https://www.thesoberclub.com/wellness-break/)
    If you aren't already sign up to recieve our ezines and our free PDF Selfcare in Sobriety and you are most welcome to join us in The Sober Club
    Follow Janey on insta and fb @janeyleegrace and email janey@janeyleegrace.com

  • Anyone would think the microbiome had its own publicist; the importance of good gut bacteria is crucially important to good health, but why? And how does alcohol affect our gut health, and what really are the best food, prebiotics, probiotics to boost immunity and optimum weight. Shann Jones is the founder of Chuckling Goat and the author of several best selling books.  You can buy Shann’s prebiotics and kefir (plus kefir based skincare) and now there's a microbiome test to really get clarity on what foods you should be eating.  http://www.chucklinggoat.co.ukNeed some TLC for the New Year?
    There is still space on the Selfcare in Sobriety wellness break at Champney's Tring Herts Jan 11-12 https://bit.ly/2OSRmTs Don''t forget you can join The Sober Club for support, inspiration accountability, it’s a membership site with masses of resources and content around nutrition, mindset, finding your purpose et al, plus a private facebook community and it includes a 90 day online course Get the Buzz without the Booze, followed by a Keep the Buzz 52 week challenge.  http://www.thesoberclub.comFollow Janey on instagram @janeyleegrace email janey@imperfectlynatural.com On facebook its @janeyleegraceloves

  • Janey talks about her recent experience hosting the FHT conference (Federation of Holistic Therapists) and the importance of connection for those who are isolated.  Her guest is Simon Chapple author of the book The Sober Survival Guide, You can buy it here  https://amzn.to/33ApGbk  and he is one of Annie Grace's coaches for This Naked Mind.  There is still space on the Selfcare in Sobriety wellness break at Champney's Tring Herts Jan 11-12 https://bit.ly/2OSRmTs
    Don''t forget you can join The Sober Club
    Follow Janey on instagram @janeyleegrace email janey@imperfectlynatural.com On facebook its @janeyleegraceloves

  • Janey interviews Africa Brooke, a leading light in the sober world, she is a London based Mindset Coach, Speaker, Avid Tea-drinker, and Entrepreneur on a mission to help fiercely ambitious women move away from self-sabotage—so they can confidently create the life they desire.
    We discuss her story around quitting the booze and the issues around relationships and sex in early sobriety.
    In The Sober Club membership area this week just added is a bonus interview on creating a sober toolkit with Annie Grace, and a competition to win Outfox Drinks.  There are lots of training's and interviews archived on nutrition mindset and positivity.  Check it out if you’d like to be a member and if you join before the end of next week you get a free audio hypnosis download worth £9.99 courtesy of Ailsa Frank and an exclusive audio How I Stay Motivated..
    https://www.thesoberclub.com/
    Selfcare in Sobriety Wellness break at Champneys Jan 11-12 2020
    Join us for an inspirational weekend with sessions on nutrition mindset and relaxation plus of course use of all Champneys facilities 
    https://www.thesoberclub.com/wellness-break/

  • This week’s podcast Alcohol Free Life features none other than Annie Grace author of This Naked Mind, and in addition she has recorded a separate video interview on the most important pieces for your ‘sober toolkit’ for The Sober Club members.  The Sober Club is open for membership, it’s a membership site and associated facebook group. There is a 90 day course 'Get the Buzz without the Booze', amazing resources on Mindset. Nutrition and Fitness to fuel your Sober Journey. Incredible experts including nutritionists, naturopaths, weight management experts, relationship experts, fitness gurus, GP’s and more, who provide exclusive content for us, regular online trainings and resources, plus of course challenges, such as our ‘Juice Shot’ challenge and our forthcoming Mindset and Meditation challenge (suitable for all).
    We also have a rocking very supportive exclusive facebook group with daily inspiration, accountability and motivation for whatever stage you are at, and whatever you want to up-level in your life. 
                         The opposite of Addiction is Connection! 
     
    Don’t miss out!  Everyone who joins before 27th November will receive a free audio download De-stress your life worth £9.99 by leading hypnotherapist Ailsa Frank and an exclusive audio by Janey Lee Grace on 'How I stay motivated'.
    www.thesoberclub.com (https://www.thesoberclub.com/)     Read the testimonials!
     
    Want to join us for our Pre-Christmas gathering?  Sunday 1st Dec 12.00 -3.00pm at The Jago in Dalston London. I’ve teamed up with the charity My Yard for this informal gathering to chat and connect. The ticket (£10) includes a light lunch and welcome Christmas drink and AF drinks are available to buy at the bar, and there's a ‘natural’ goody bag for ya’ll.  All welcome! https://bit.ly/352Nh5C

  • Its Alcohol Awareness Week but in addition to knowing the facts about alcohol its important to feel empowered and have the right motivation to ditch the booze and catch sight of a better life.  Janey suggests some tips to stay motivated and explains exactly what The Sober Club is, and the importance of connection and being inspired.
    We open on Friday 15th November. When you join you get a free hypnosis audio download worth £9.99 courtesy of Ailsa Frank De-stress your life, and Janey's exclusive audio How I stay motivated, this is not published anywhere else as a podcast. Access to the whole website and fb group for the monthly fee of £14.99) or you can pay for one year and get two months free.   Membership includes  a 90 day course Get The Buzz without the Booze, a 3 video series from William Porter, videos and audio trainings on nutrition, fitness, mindset and relationships and purpose and some great inspirational experts, plus theres bonus interview content from our podcast guests.  We also have a rocking facebook community, not compulsory - but fabulously supportive www.thesoberclub.com (https://bit.ly/370Wxc5)
    Read the testimonials! 
    STOP PRESS (My next podcast guest is Annie Grace who has also recorded some exclusive content for us in the club)
    Want to join us for a pre-Christmas social? 
    Sunday 1st Dec midday - 3pm I've teamed up with the charity My Yard for an informal catch-up Tickets £10 light lunch and Christmas drink plus AF drinks available to buy at The Jago Dalston London (you will also get a goody bag!)  Very limited number Joins us here https://bit.ly/370Wxc5

  • HOT NEWS  The Sober Club is opening for new members on Friday 15th November
    Make sure you are on the wait list http://www.thesoberclub.com
    In this week’s episode of Alcohol Free Life  Janey talks to Gayle from Soberbliss about parenting and the issues face by mums, the whole ‘mummy wine’ drinking culture and how to step away from it.
    Place are available on the wellness break at Champneys Tring Jan 11-12 2020
    Selfcare in Sobriety is a jam packed inspirational retreat; you can enjoy all of Champneys facilities as well as inspirational sessions on How to get the buzz without the booze, great nutrition, mindset and relaxation.  This is for you if you are just a teeny bit sober curious, planning to do dry January or have been sober for ages, the focus is on creating the life you love!  All welcome male and female.
      https://bit.ly/2CmQ1P0
    Don’t forget to follow Janey on Instagram @janeyleegrace and fb @janeyleegraceloves

  • Janey announces the date for a weekend wellness retreat at Champneys in Tring Janusary 11/12 2020 Details on their website soon Selfcare in Sobriety is for you if you are sober curious or long time sober and want to focus on how to Get the buzz without the booze, how EFT can help with cravings, focusing on your goals for the future and of course all of Champneys facilities www.champneys.com/retreats (https://www.champneys.com/retreats/)
    This weeks guest is Janet Thomson an author coach, hypnotherapist and expert in weight management.  Janet was on Radio 2 a while back talking about The Placebo Diet. The discussion is around mindset, taming cravings, putting back good nutrition and how to deal with the 'sugar monster'
    The Sober Club opens for new members in November, don;t forget you can sign up for the pdf Selfcare in sobriety and be on the waiting list to join our site full of resources and rocking facebook group  www.thesoberclub.com (https://www.thesoberclub.com/)
    Follow janey @janeyleegrace and on fb @janeyleegraceloves 

  • In this weeks episode we bring you some content that was recorded exclusively for The Sober Club, William Porter author of Alcohol Explained offers a clear explanation as to how alcohol affects us, and what cravings really are.  He offers suggestions for dealing with cravings and triggers when the addictive voice pops up.  Be gone Wine Witch!
    We will be opening up The Sober Club for new members next month.
    Tickets are almost sold out for the event on Monday 28th October at Hello Love raising money for the Hello Beautiful Foundation with author of The Sober Diaries Clare Pooley.
    Bookings opening soon for a ‘sobriety wellness break’ at a UK spa, 
    Make sure you are signed up to get updates for when we open and new retreats at http://www.thesoberclub.com
    Follow Janey on Instagram @janeyleegrace and fb @janeyleegraceloves

  • In this episode Janey talks to Joseph James a coach and money mindset mentor about limiting beliefs.
    The Sobriety Rocks retreat SOLD OUT in just over 24 hours, watch this space for the next one
    Make sure you are signed up to get on our waiting list for when The Sober Club re-opens  There is a free pdf Selfcare in Sobriety http://www.thesoberclub.com
    Join us for our event on Monday 28th October 7pm at Hello Love in Bloomsbury London
    My special guest is Clare Pooley, author of The Sober Diaries
    Tickets are £15 and all profits go to the Hello Beautiful Foundation
    https://www.hellolove.org/classes
    Don’t forget to follow Janey on Instagram @janeyleegrace and facebook @janeyleegraceloves
    You can email janey@janeyleegrace.com (mailto:janey@janeyleegrace.com)
    HOT NEWS!  Janey is interviewing Annie Grace for the podcast, and there will be exclusive content for sober club members. 

  • Are you a highly sensitive person?  Apparently one in four of us are.  Janey talks to Mel Collins author of The Handbook for Highly Sensitive People, and looks at the link between sensitivity and  over drinking.
    Janey looks at some current press articles and reminds of the event on Monday 28th October at Hello Love in Bloomsbury  London at 7pm, Janey’s special  guest is Clare Pooley author of The Sober Diaries Tickets are £15 and its free for those with cancer
    The profits are for the Hello Beautiful Cancer Foundation and ticket includes a free AF drink courtesy of Senser Spirits    Click on the date (28) to book https://www.hellolove.org/classes
    Janey has launched info about the Sobriety Rocks Retreat being held in Suffolk at the Inner Guidance retreat  centre Jan 31st to sun 2nd feb 2020
    Info at http://www.thesoberclub.com
    We will be opening up the club for more members soon, sign up to be on the wait list and get our free pdf Selfcare in Sobriety   https://thesoberclub.lpages.co/the-sober-club-sobriety-rocks/