The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, wealthy alcohol-free life (Paperback)Catherine Gray (author)
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Ever sworn off alcohol for a month and found yourself drinking by the 7th? Think there's 'no point' in just one drink? Welcome! There are millions of us. 64% of Brits want to drink less.
Catherine Gray was stuck in a hellish whirligig of Drink, Make horrible decisions, Hangover, Repeat. She had her fair share of 'drunk tank' jail cells and topless-in-a-hot-tub misadventures.
But this book goes beyond the binges and blackouts to deep-dive into uncharted territory: What happens after you quit drinking? This gripping, heart-breaking and witty book takes us down the rabbit-hole of an alternative reality. A life with zero hangovers, through sober weddings, sex, Christmases and breakups.
In The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober, Catherine Gray shines a light on society's drink-pushing and talks to top neuroscientists and psychologists about why we drink, delving into the science behind what it does to our brains and bodies.
Much more than a tale from the netherworld of addicted drinking, this book is about the escape, and why a sober life can be more intoxicating than you ever imagined. Whether you're a hopelessly devoted drinker, merely sober-curious, or you've already ditched the drink, you will love this book.
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 128 x 198 x 20 mm
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“Wow an inspiration look at what sobriety can look like. ”
I was lucky enough to get to read this early due to having seen a copy for press. The book looks at the journey of the author Catherine, It looks at her spiralling relationship with alcohol and how she changed her... More
“Hard to put down”
I have read Gray's articles in the past and enjoyed them, so looked forward to this book. Technically I suppose it shouldn't have worked - memoir but not chronological and lots of stats and science which... More
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