90 episodes

Are you trying to drink less alcohol but need some motivation? Or are you curious about sober life? The Not Drinking Today pod provides an invaluable resource to keep you motivated and on track today and beyond. Meg and Bella's guests include neuroscientists, quit-lit authors, journalists, health experts, alcohol coaches and everyday people who have struggled with alcohol but have triumphed over it.  Our aim is to support and inspire you to reach your goals to drink less or none at all! Meg and Bella are This Naked Mind Certified Coaches (plus nutritionists and counsellors respectively) who live in Sydney and love their alcohol free life. 

Not Drinking (Alcohol) Today Podcast Isabella Ferguson and Meg Webb

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    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

Are you trying to drink less alcohol but need some motivation? Or are you curious about sober life? The Not Drinking Today pod provides an invaluable resource to keep you motivated and on track today and beyond. Meg and Bella's guests include neuroscientists, quit-lit authors, journalists, health experts, alcohol coaches and everyday people who have struggled with alcohol but have triumphed over it.  Our aim is to support and inspire you to reach your goals to drink less or none at all! Meg and Bella are This Naked Mind Certified Coaches (plus nutritionists and counsellors respectively) who live in Sydney and love their alcohol free life. 

    Crafting Inclusivity: The Seadrift Story

    Crafting Inclusivity: The Seadrift Story

    Can a passion for local flavors and a desire for inclusivity redefine an entire industry? Join us as we sit down with Carolyn Whiteley, the visionary co-founder of Seadrift Distillery, to explore her transformative journey from a career in global spirits marketing to pioneering the non-alcoholic beverage movement in Australia. Carolyn opens up about her personal relationship with alcohol and how the birth of her first child led her to reevaluate her role in the alcohol industry. She shares th...

    • 27 min
    Sober Dave: One For The Road

    Sober Dave: One For The Road

    Transforming his life in January 2019, David Wilson, Certified Grey Area Drinking Coach and Public Speaker, is dedicated to motivating others to transform their lives, overcome personal challenges and embrace life with a renewed mindset. His Top 10 Apple Podcast 'One For The Road' reaches a global audience with over 300K downloads in the first year. Dave's established Instagram account @soberdave has a loyal and engaged following of over 118K, where he delivers regular live interviews with gu...

    • 50 min
    Kate Nichols: From Hidden Drinking to Empowered Sobriety

    Kate Nichols: From Hidden Drinking to Empowered Sobriety

    What if your dependence on alcohol not only jeopardised your health but also strained your most treasured relationships? This week, we have the privilege of speaking with Kate Nichols, an inspiring alcohol recovery coach who shares her heartfelt journey from university drinking habits to a life of sobriety. Kate's candidness about hiding her drinking and its emotional toll on her family will resonate deeply with anyone who has faced similar struggles.As Kate recounts the pivotal moment that l...

    • 37 min
    SOBER SEX! Let's Talk About It Right Now ....

    SOBER SEX! Let's Talk About It Right Now ....

    * This is not the best topic to listen to on speaker with your kids in the background!** If the topic of sex is triggering for you, then perhaps hit pause and move to another episodeOK, SOBER SEX… Let’s talk about it. Why?! Because it comes up a lot. Discreetly and tentatively at first but it presents as a major issue often when alcohol is removed from your life. Also, if drinking has been part of your whole sexual history then you may not even know if you enjoy sex at all! Does any of ...

    • 30 min
    Getting present and sober with Ellie Crowe

    Getting present and sober with Ellie Crowe

    Have you ever wondered how societal norms around drinking are subtly shaping your habits? This week, we're thrilled to welcome Ellie Crow from the Present and Sober Podcast. Ellie, a This Naked Mind senior certified coach, bravely opens up about her gradual shift from casual social drinking to using alcohol as a coping mechanism after becoming a mother and running a business. Her candid reflections offer invaluable insights into the normalisation of alcohol in our lives and the profound reali...

    • 53 min
    Girl Walks Out of A Bar: Recovered Lawyer & Trailblazing Author Lisa Smith

    Girl Walks Out of A Bar: Recovered Lawyer & Trailblazing Author Lisa Smith

    What drives a successful lawyer to reveal a hidden struggle with addiction? In this compelling episode, we sit down with Lisa Smith, author of the acclaimed memoir "A Girl Walks Out of a Bar," who bravely shares her journey from the high-stakes world of law to battling alcohol and cocaine addiction. The book recounts her descent into and recovery from “high-functioning” alcohol and cocaine addiction in big New York City law firms. Lisa’s story launched her to the forefront of the movement to ...

    • 44 min

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