Keep up to date with the latest tips and helpful advice to keep you on track

Dealing with a Crisis

This video is part 1 of Dealing with a Crisis.  Unfortunately, during this time of lockdown and heightened stress many more people than usual are experiencing crises .  In the UK, and presumably the rest of the world, alcohol consumption has risen by over 20% and reported cases of domestic abuse have also risen by … Read More >

Why Should I Join Bottled Up?

Welcome to Bottled Up.  You probably came here because you live with a problem drinker.  You have tried may things (maybe even everything) but it has had no effect.  So, how would joining Bottled Up help?  Is it just another self-help group?  Easy answer is no! Bottled Up has a program that leads you by … Read More >

UK Blessing

This is a video of the UK Blessing, a collaboration of singers and choirs from churches throughout the UK.  Including some who are friends of ours.  We thought that you may appreciate the video which is going viral at the moment.  It is one of those videos that can be appreciated on many different levels.  … Read More >

De escalating Tensions During Coronavirus Lockdown

This video discusses ways to de-escalate tensions during the coronavirus lockdown.   For many people lockdown is a pressure cooker of tension, highlighting drinking behaviour

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Handling Fear

How are you handling fear?  Fear is high at this time where the world seems such an alien place.  Nothing is the same as it was and many are in lockdown, perhaps with one of their greatest  fears. Handling fear Read More >

Tips to Reduce Drinking

Here are some tips to reduce drinking that may have escalated during the current situation

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Triumph of the Human Spirit

The story of Captain Tom Moore’s fundraising walk is an inspiring one. It beautifully demonstrates the triumph of the human spirit in a time of great..

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Good Friday Update

In this update video we talk about a number of things including talking (with the accent on listening) to each other. We have just posted a new video with some news and some tips.  We also talk about the chain of care and an offer for 1 to 1 coaching. Leave us a comment below … Read More >

Social Isolation and Withdrawal

A quick video talking about what social isolation might be like for anyone with a drinking problem. As you can see above I am settling into the style of isolation chic (a bit like shabby chic, but without the chic part). Leave a comment below and tell us how you are managing through this period … Read More >

Racing to Sobriety

I'm delighted to introduce Ryan sharing about his sobriety.  He contacted me  yesterday asking if there was something he could do to help.  So I asked him to write his story and we would post it on the Blog.  So here it is. Hi my name is Ryan and I’m a alcoholic. I’m 31 years … Read More >

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