Media Appearances

How to give up booze and not hate your life: Three-step programme promises to take away your desire to drink FOREVER – by proving that friends make you happier than alcohol

If you’re struggling through Dry January desperately trying to force yourself to stay away from the corkscrew, a new book promises that it can help – by taking away the desire to drink completely.

Your Book Prescription

It was World Book Day yesterday. And our private Facebook group has gone all a flutter over This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol book by Annie Grace. This is no surprise. Good reviews from people we like and trust, in this case other members of Club Soda, go a long way towards helping us decide what may be good for us too.

Episode 26: Annie Grace

Laura and Holly talk with Annie Grace, author of “This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol. Find Freedom, Rediscovery Happiness and Change Your Life?” Sounds like everything, right?
Annie’s story is like so many young, successful, professional women, but her path to sobriety was not. We talk about her drinking life, what drove her to write this book and her hopes for the way we treat and view addiction. 

Alcohol: Abuse, Indulge or Society Necessity

Annie Grace, author of This Naked Mind shares her experience with alcohol and how it took over her life.  She realized the process that was happening and made conscious choices to take back her life.  Annie looked at her wine and alcohol use and what it really did for her on a daily basis.


Annie Grace’s contributions to NY Daily News

How Not To Disgrace Yourself At The Office Holiday Party: A Handy Guide

The office holiday party has more potential to hurt your career than to help it, especially if you’re naive enough to accept more than a modest amount of the free alcohol that’s practically being poured into your lap.


Annie Grace is a former marketing executive who holds a dual degree in business from Colorado State University, and a master’s degree in marketing from the University of Colorado. She is the author of the Amazon bestseller, This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness, & Change Your Life and The Alcohol Experiment: A 30-day, Alcohol-Free Challenge to Interrupt Your Habits and Help You Take Control.

Three Steps I Took To Become Alcohol Free (And Carefree)

Of course, eventually I would succeed, and far from the life downgrade I feared, the opposite happened. My success wasn’t a fluke, it didn’t happen overnight, it wasn’t a result of willpower nor did I live in a hut in the woods for two years. In fact, there were three deliberate stages to it and I’ve shared them below.

How to say no at a holiday party

A host offers you the signature cocktail he spent weeks perfecting. A three-layer, diet-destroying slice of cake is placed into your hands. A rented karaoke contraption looms for later.

I have an alternative to AA that’s gotten thousands off drinking

Up until about three years ago, Annie Grace would end her stressful workdays as a vice president of a global marketing company with a glass of malbec, filled to the top, often the first of five in her daily ritual.

‘I was basically trying to keep up with men in their 40s’, addict turned author beats alcohol addiction

Annie Grace became addicted to alcohol. Then wrote the book on how to give up the demon drink. She talks to Carl Dixon

4 Warning Signs You’re Dependent on Alcohol, According to an Expert

How to tell the difference between appreciating a glass of wine—and needing it to function.