• followingflamingos

SoberAF Resources

Some stuff that has helped me start and continue my sober lifestyle.


Books

Memoirs

The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober - Catherine Gray

Blackout- Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget - Sarah Hepola

The Sober Diaries - Clare Pooley

Wishful Drinking - Carrie Fisher

Nothing Good Can Come from This: Essays - Kristi Coulter

Non-Fiction

The Easy Way to Control Alcohol - Alan Carr

Recovery: Freedom from Our Additions - Russell Brand

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k - Mark Manson

Notes on a Nervous Planet - Matt Haig

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway - Susan Jeffers

Mindset:Updated Edition. Changing the Way you Think to Fulfil Your Potential - Dr Carol Dweck

The Four Pillar Plan - Dr Rangan Chatterjee

On Writing - Stephen King

Fiction

Rachel's Holiday - Marian Keyes

The Girl on the Train - Paula Harris


Journals/Reports/More detailed Reads

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-45283401

https://www.thelancet.com/article/S0140-6736(18)31571-X/fulltext

https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k4370

The Upside of Stress - Dr Kelly McGonigal


TV/boxsets

Flaked: https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80046249

Loudermilk: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Loudermilk-Season-1/dp/B078H9CKWS

Drinking to Oblivion -Louis Theroux: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07952b1

Adrian Chiles Drinking and Me: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bhkc8b

Adrian Chiles Britain's Drink ProblemL https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0005x8n/panorama-britains-drink-problem


Movies

28 Days

A Star is Born

Smashed

Pay it Forward


Facebook Groups & Pages

The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober closed group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/585464905120382

Sober Mummy page: https://www.facebook.com/SoberMummy/

Being Sober page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Being-Sober-207833289321632

Podcasts

https://www.facebook.com/thebubblehour/

https://www.russellbrand.com/recovery/


Other helpful resources

SMART Recovery (SMART) (www.smartrecovery.org.uk)

Club Soda (joinclubsoda.co.uk)

Drinkaware: Track and calculate units (app) (www.drinkaware.co.uk)

Drink Less Alcohol (app) (www.drinklessalcohol.com)

A Blog ABOUT mental health, mental illness and everything in between

© 2023 by Lovely Little Things. Proudly created with Wix.com

SUBSCRIBE TO FOLLOWING FLAMINGOS