Breaking Free from the Booze!


This week’s podcast is a solo episode from Tribe Sober’s founder Janet Gourand.  We’ve launched a brand new program to help people who a ready to Break Free from the Booze.

In this Episode

  • Are you fed up with being trapped in the Groundhog Day of Daily Drinking?
  • Many of us drink socially in our 20s and 30s and then it becomes problematic in our 40s and 50s
  • 20% of social drinkers will become dependent over the years – it’s the science 
  • We looked at some warning signs of alcohol dependence:-
    Not being able to keep within the low-risk limits – a bottle and a half of wine a week
    Drinking alone or Drinking and Driving
    Waking up at 3 am feeling anxious
    Drinking more to get the same effect
    When all social activities involve alcohol
    You drink for the buzz
    You’ve tried (and failed) to drink less many many times
  • We get to the stage where we know we are drinking too much but have no idea HOW to stop
  • We feel trapped and we know we have to break free
  • We’ve designed a program to help you break free from the booze
  • Sobriety will give you a new lease on life, improve your physical and mental health, less anxiety, better relationships, better sleep, better skin and sparkly eyes, weight, personal growth and finding your purpose


  • I’ve collated all the contacts, resources and learnings from 7+ years of running Tribe Sober into one package.
  • It’s a world-class program which is exactly what I needed when I quit drinking.
  • After seeing so many people change their lives over the years we’ve realised that Tribe Sober is so much more than a membership, a challenge, a course or a coaching program – it’s a place of transformation. So we’re inviting you into our place of transformation.
  • Breaking Free is for you if you are ready to put yourself first and invest money, time and attention.
  • Breaking Free is not for you if you are not ready to put yourself first … or maybe you’re just not ready.
  • Are you going to take the Sober Road … or stay stuck in Drinking Alley – check out this article.
  • “Faith is taking the first step on the staircase even if you’re not sure where it’s going,” – Martin Luther King.
  • Have faith in us to guide you up that staircase as we know the destination is well worth the effort.
  • The “staircase” is a hybrid recovery model, taking the best elements from the Tribe Sober offerings and combining them to create a powerful and effective program. Let me describe the components:

COMPONENT ONE – community support with the Tribe Sober community 

COMPONENT TWO – a four-hour group workshop on Zoom 

COMPONENT THREE – Kickstart online course

COMPONENT FOUR – personal support – 2 Zoom calls with Janet and 3 coaching sessions with a coach.

 Episode Sponsor

This episode is sponsored by the Tribe Sober Membership Program.  If you want to change your relationship with alcohol then sign up today
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The 11 Year Fact

Did you know that the average dependent drinker will struggle alone for 11 years before reaching out for help?

Don’t wait for 11 years – join Tribe Sober today!