Do you count down the minutes to wine o'clock on a daily basis? Is a bottle of Pinot Grigio your friend at the end of a long hard day? If you want to give up being controlled and defined by alcohol then now is the time to join The Sober Revolution. Fed up of living in a fog of hangovers, lethargy and guilt from too much wine? Have you tried to cut down without success? You are not alone. When it comes to alcohol, millions of people around the world find it hard to exercise moderation and become stuck in a vicious cycle of blame, guilt and using more alcohol as a way of coping.
The Sober Revolution looks at women and their relationships with alcohol, exploring the myths behind this socially acceptable, yet often destructive habit. Rather than continuing the sad spiral into addiction, it helps women regain control of their drinking and live happier, healthier lives.
Sarah Turner, cognitive behavioral therapist and addictions counsellor, and Lucy Rocca, founder of Soberistas.com, the popular social networking site for women who have successfully kicked the booze or would like to, give an insight into ways to find a route out of the world of wine. The Sober Revolution will open your eyes to the dangers of social drinking and give you the tools you need to have a happy life without the wine.
Listen to it now and call time on wine o'clock forever.
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I thought for some reason that this was a book that had to do with drinking in the US women's population - the mommies with their "book clubs" where they drink wine. Not sure why I thought that. But it is actually another book about women in the UK and how they are effected by that hard drinking culture. I found the stories interesting, if not really relevant to me. I was interested in the issue of how they defined alcohol dependence as opposed to alcohol abuse but this is not really addressed beyond saying that if you are reading this book you must need to be alcohol free. The authors are sincerely trying to help and the stories were varied and interesting enough. Just not quite what I was looking for. Would have been better if I had been looking for someone to convince me of the positives of an alcohol free lifestyle.
Until today I have never felt compelled to write a review. I listened to this book on Audible and it totally resonated with me to the point where I want to shout from the rooftops that I am about to embark on an alcohol free lifestyle. I know it's not going to be easy but I feel I have found a friend in this book, which I know I will read/listen to again and again for support and encouragement. I just placed my order for The Six Week Plan and will be checking out the Soberista website!!! I am truly excited for this journey and recommend this book to All women who have ever once wondered if alcohol or wine was their nemesis!!!
This book really helped me understand my alcohol dependency and that my situation was common to many other women. It has helped me take some serious steps towards giving up alcohol.
I loved the stories of others and their struggles. These were told openly and honestly.
Well worth listening to. highlights that alcohol really does us no favors & you better off without it. I love the analogy of alcohol being like a partner that is just no good for you but they are hard to give up.
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