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This week’s podcast talks about current news stories around alcohol and the links with mental health and anxiety and Janey interviews coach and body confidence expert Harriet Waley-Cohen who has had an incredible journey having been sober 17 years, had cancer and a car crash resulting in injuries, and yet is inspiring us all towards self-love and body confidence
Monday 28th October. Don’t miss the event Are you Sober Curious?
Hello Love Bloomsbury London.
In fact it’s for everyone, whether you are new to this, or been sober for years, Janey’s special guest is Clare Pooley author of The Sober Diaries, and there will a free ‘mocktail’ courtesy of Senser Spirits.
All profits from the £15 tickets (its free for those with cancer) go to the Hello Beautiful Foundation Buy your tickets here
Janey is a massive fan of quit lit and has read most of it, this Girl walks out of a bar was one of the first memoirs she read. Lisa Smith had a high powered career as a lawyer until she realized there was another way.
Janey also looks at whats in the news about alcohol this week including how much we spend on booze and announces the event she is working on with last weeks podcast guest Sober Dave. On instagram sober_dave_today has masses of followers who love his straight talking about his journey to sobriety He wanted to bring some together so Sat 7th sept its the Saturday afternoon social 'selfcareforthesobercurious with the charity My yard. The Jago Dalston. Tickets are £10 to include lunch and Rok Soba are sponsoring with their AF beer I will 'pop-up to launch The Sober Club, have you signed up to be on the waiting list yet? www.thesoberclub.com its just a 'landing page' at this stage but we will add you to the list to be the first to hear of our discounted rates for the first 'intake' Its going to be about inspiration connection and accountability we hope you will join us. Heres the link to book tickets
Theres still some competitions to win AF drinks too www.imperfectlynatural.com
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Janey talks about how to 're frame' unwelcome thoughts and be free of the 'wine witch' If you watched Sobriety Rocks - Who Knew! (Janeys TEDx talk find it on youtube) you will know exactly how to deal with the wine witch!! She also talks through The Sober Club the online community which launches today for founder members. Its a special beta rate of just £9,99 per month we leave it open for 14 days. Its perfect for you if you have quit the booze, or made a commitment around drinking less or giving up, Its all about optimum health and wellbeing, mindset and up-scaling your life. www.thesoberclub.com
Janey interviews Lotta Dann author of 'Mrs D is Going Without' on the 'mummy drinking' culture in New Zealand and the UK and the benefits of being sober. plus her second book Mrs D is Going Within
Don’t miss the next Selfcare for the sober curious FREE event at The Jago in Daltston on Monday 17th June hosted by the charity My Yard featuring some taster treatments (Reiki, sound healing et al) and our special guest is Jo De Rosa from Quantum Sobriety who run amazing ‘rehab’ retreats in Suffolk Uk the event starts at 6pm for treatments and 7pm for the main event. Informal Q and A all welcome book tickets here https://bit.ly/2YHqfxT
Janey is also hosting a special Sober Curious Wellbeing event in London on Wed 26 June more details to follow but special guests will be Millie from Sobergirl Society and Scott The Boy who drank too much
Finally Janeys TEDxNorwiched talk is on July 13th , opportunities have arisen for sponsors for the event, amazing exposure! If you know any businesses or entrepreneurs who would like to be associated drop Janey a pm and she will connect you directly with the organisers @janeyleegrace
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In this weeks episode we have collaborated with Nonsuch Shrubs, a great artisan grown up 'soft' drinks brand. The CEO Henry explains what shrubs are, its fascinating and very biblical! Find out more about these great drinks at www.nonsuchshrubs.com
Our main guest is ex TalkSport broadcaster Matt Smith who talks about his boozing days and how sports are often so intrinsically linked with alcohol.
A reminder of the next FREE event #selfcareforthesobercurious is on Monday 17th June at The Jago in Dalston, hosted by the charity My Yard, we will have some free taster treaments before the main event at 7pm which features Jo De Rosa from Quantum Sobriety, tlaking about her journey from cocaine and alcohol additct to now transforming lives at her retreat centre in Suffolk its informal, freindly, please don't be nervous! All welcome, vegan nibbles and AF drinks You do need to book your tickets via eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/self-care-for-the-sober-curious-tickets-62223220327?aff=erelexpmlt ( https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/self-care-for-the-sober-curious-tickets-62223220327?aff=erelexpmlt) SAVE THE DATE too - Wed 26th June I'm hosting an evening event at a private members club in London, tickets for non members are I think £20, we will talk all things sober curious and I will interview Millie from Sobergirlsociety and Scott - The Boy who drank too much - both leading instagram influencers who will help us navigate the tricky issue of being social and dating when sober. Get your tickets here (https://audioboom.com/dashboard/4984735) I am doing a TEDxED talk on 13th July in Norwich (they still need sponsors if you have a great brand that would like to be aligned with the TEDX movement)
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Janey teams up with Leftfield Kombucha and speaks to the founder Jo Easingwood Roberts. The main interview is with Jo De Rosa from Quantum Sobriety, a book, an online membership community and a meditation rehab centre.
Janey interviews the Happiness Personal Trainer Mollie Millington on self care and getting fit after reducing or stopping drinking. She also speaks to Sarah Yates co-founder of the fabulous gin alternative Sea Arch about the inspiration behind the brand.
Janey meets Belle from Tired of Thinking About Drinking, Belle is an author, sober coach and 'sober penpal' and has helped thousands of people to sobriety. As always we talk self care and announce the next Self care for the sober curious London free meet up event which will be on Monday April 29th 7pm, Go to eventbrite and type in My Yard or Self care for the sober curious to secure your ticket. Our special guest is a former podcast interviewee Laura Willoughby from Club Soda Follow Janey on insta and FB @janeyleegrace and pop your email address to us to receive a free pdf of selfcare resources, our recommendations for the best programmes, books et al.
Catherine Gray found herself in a prison cell and at rock bottom...she now knows there is a 'spectrum' and advises everyone not to wait till it gets bad! Janey Lee Grace and Catherine discuss her best selling book The Unexpected Joy of being Sober, talking alcohol and self care, relationships, sober sex and just how happy life can be without the booze
February is the month of 'lurve'...but we put a spin on it and talk about self love, self-care and kindness. Author of ten books and a former scientist David Hamilton is fascinated by how the brain works and how we can change our habits and behaviours and improve our emotional wellbeing
If you are looking for support, accountability and inspiration join us in The Sober Club, (https://www.thesoberclub.com/) for a small monthly fee you can connect with like minded people and focus on optimum health and wellbeing
Clare Pooley quit the booze and documented her experiences in the popular blog Mummy was a Secret Drinker, this led to the release of her best selling book The Sober Diaries,
Alcohol is the only drug you have to justify not taking! Janey quit for dry January 2018 and never looked back...but bizarrely there is so much shame attached to not drinking, it can take a while to adjust. Janey discusses the importance of self-care and reminds you that it can be hard but its so worth while. Her biggest surprise was to find that she wasn't in fact 'giving anything up' she was gaining a whole lot, She found, as the title of Catherine Gray's (a forthcoming guest!) excellent book says , The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober
Laura Willoughby from the online Mindful drinking community @clubspda has some great strategies to support you on your path. There's also a #soberselfcare tip. We've love to hear yours too, follow @janeyleegrace and share your self care fave using the hastag #staydrytilljuly on instagram. As this is new and 'billy no mates' please listen for free on itunes and rate us! Thank you! For blogs and info go to www.alcoholfreelife.co.uk
Trailer to introduce Janey Lee Grace Alcohol Free Life podcast series which will offer self care inspiration and interview sober heroes, experts and quit lit authors