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Here Lotta Dann writes on topics inspired by discussions taking place within the Living Sober community, and on themes that arise for her as she moves through her own sober life.


Mrs D's Blog

Some mornings I wake up inexplicably happy to be sober - still, after 12 years!

June 17, 2024

A new home for Living Sober

Mrs D's Blog

Great you are here! Read this for information about our new site and advice on how to register or log in.

June 10, 2024

Dear Ninakaye (Guest Post)

Mrs D's Blog

Kia ora and welcome to my final of three blogs for Living Sober.

June 3, 2024

The Power of Lurking

Mrs D's Blog

We are so fortunate in today’s world that we can do all manner of research, investigation and exploration from the comfort of our own homes.

May 9, 2024

Some benefits take a LONG time to emerge....

Mrs D's Blog

These are the benefits that trickle out into our relationships with others. They often only emerging when your loved ones have spent many months with your sober self.

April 30, 2024

I deserve this (a challenge to retrain your brain)

Mrs D's Blog

I often go on about brain re-training and how vital it is in helping us get to a happy sober place.

April 22, 2024

Taking Ownership of your Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Mrs D's Blog

I’m quite ballsy when I’m out about taking ownership of my drinks.

March 29, 2024

4 tips to help you stay sober

Mrs D's Blog

I know the process of quitting alcohol is incredibly complex and different for everyone, but here are four steps to think about that might help you achieve the glorious goal of sobriety.

March 24, 2024

Illuminating and rewarding

Mrs D's Blog

Wow, how life changes when we quit drinking and are no longer subject to the impacts of artificially altering our moods with alcohol.

February 23, 2024

Putting down the drink is just the beginning..

Mrs D's Blog

I’m not sure that you can just stop drinking alcohol and make no other changes or do no other ‘work’ on yourself and expect to become happily sober.

January 23, 2024