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The Sobriety Experiment

Tired of Hangovers? Kick the Drink and Enjoy Happier Hours Easily. Try the sobriety experiment.

  • Happier hours? Not if you don’t know when to stop.
  • Increased confidence? Not if you can only find it in a glass.
  • Sexual appeal? Not if you count the concealed calories.
  • Skyrocketing success? Not if you count lost hours to hangovers, stress and reduced clarity.

Sober curious? The sobriety experiment offers a shortcut to finding happiness, health and financial freedom.

I once dreamt of a world where sobriety was normalized not stigmatized. And it’s happening. Increasing numbers of people are embracing the joy of sobriety. Mind your drink? Yes, please.

As movie-producer and fashion icon Tom Ford said in an interview, “It doesn’t hurt. I mean, can we talk about the drinking in London? The two glasses at lunch? The three vodka tonics you have in the evening at the office—cos you’re there until eight? The two you have in the bath.

Then you go out to dinner and they bring you more teeny-tiny drinks. So you’re now up to 10 and then you go to a party and you’re in your forties, drinking 12-13 glasses each day. And eating lettuce to stay slim. I spent so many days writing apology notes and sending flowers. It had to stop.”

Don’t panic. Sobriety does NOT mean abstinence. Although, that’s how some organizations like Alcoholics Anonymous define it. And that’s okay.

For others sobriety means being sober—a nice glass of wine from time-to-time—but strictly no binging, puking, or getting ‘shit-faced.’ However, for a great many people abstinence is truly the only path to freedom.

You don’t have to be an alcoholic to have a problem with alcohol—it’s one of the most addictive, legalized drugs on the planet.

Perhaps, like me, you’re ready to break-up with alcohol and do a J. Lo and flaunt your sober glow. Maybe you’d like to join the masses who are sexier, healthier, happier and slimmer alcohol-free.

Whether you’re flirting with the idea of sobriety or starting out on your sober journey, or ready to give going tee-total a whirl, you’ll find plenty of support in The Sobriety Experiment.

The Sobriety Experiment by Cassandra Gaisford

For readers who sincerely want to stop or rescue their drinking, but struggle to quit the drink habit, this book will pave the way.Kick the drink easily. Get the ultimate stress solution. Lose the flab. Be sexier sober. In less than two weeks you’ll be on your way to a healthier, happier, wealthier life.


“I really like the approach that this book takes in not attempting to stop drinking totally.  It instead explains and coaches how to manage and cope with consuming alcohol so that the damaging effects may be minimised.  This is a very useful supportive book for ‘drinkers’ and their families.”

While this book is targeted at people who want to reduce their alcohol consumption if you’re living with an alcoholic or concerned about someone else’s drinking you’ll find help here too.

Available in print and eBook here:

Amazon: https://mybook.to/TheSobrietyExperiment 

iBooks, Barnes & Noble and other great bookstores: https://books2read.com/u/4j2eEj

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/en/ebook/the-sobriety-experiment-two-weeks-to-a-healthier-happier-younger-slimmer-you

quote nothing is  more powerful than drinking a glass of water

In his fab book, Sober on a Drunk Planet, Sean Alexander shares a shortcut to finding happiness, health and financial freedom—drink more water!

Many artists mistakenly believe they need alcohol to unleash their creativity. It took many drunken years for Vincent van Gogh to realise that, in fact, the opposite was true. Some of his most enduring and beautiful works were created when he discovered the joy of sobriety. I often wonder what he would have achieved had he been able to awaken to the truth about alcohol earlier—it’s a carcinogenic neurotoxin that delivers short-term high and long-term lows.

Vincent van Gogh once lamented, “I don’t know if I’m extremely sensitive or life is unbearable.”

I feel many of us can relate to this dilemma. There is no doubt that life can be very brutal, but life also holds considerable beauty and opportunity if, like the sunflower, we turn our attention towards the sun. This is why I keep turning my attention to joy, and inspired by Vincent van Gogh, Tina Turner, Ton Ford, Drew Barrymore, Eric Clapton, David Bowie and other artists, I’m creating my The Art of Sobriety Inspiration Deck.

Who inspires you? The Art of Sobriety Deck

I’m about two-thirds into finishing the copy and now curating some of my paintings to illustrate each card. Sober curious? DM if you would like to advance order:)

In the meantime, I have three packs left of my popular The Art of Life Inspiration Deck. To view or purchase, navigate to: https://shop.thejoyfulartist.co.nz/product/the-art-of-life-inspiration-deck/

“I know I have said that I love your cards, I just want to tell you again how much I love them. And weirdly, they always deliver exactly what I am needing some clarity on or support with.” ~ Catherine

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The Joyful Artist

I am an artist, storyteller, intuitive guide, mentor and Reiki master. All my creations are infused with positive energy , inspiration, and light. I believe in magic and the power of beauty, joy, love, purpose, and creativity to transform your life. My greatest joy is helping your realize your dreams. That makes my soul sing!

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