Beyond Booze & Grey Area Drinking | Epsiode 119

Have you heard of the term ‘ Grey Area Drinking’?

Join guest Sarah Rusbatch, accredited Grey Area Drinking Coach, as she shares her transformative journey from depending on alcohol to manage the everyday stresses of life to sobriety. She now helps big-hearted humans overcome self-doubt and fear to live the life they deserve without alcohol.

In this episode, you’ll learn about the societal norms perpetuating alcohol use and how teachers are the number one profession seeking support to move beyond booze. She provides practical strategies for managing alcohol consumption and emphasises the importance of self-awareness and self-compassion in this process.

Prepare to be inspired by Sarah’s story and commitment to helping others move beyond booze.

Sarah’s book Beyond Booze is available for purchase – shop now!

In this conversation we discuss:

▫️ What is Grey Area Drinking

▫️ How alcohol exacerbates our stress levels

▫️ The benefits of life beyond booze

▫️ And so much more…

You can quote us on that…

“The thing about alcohol is it’s a brilliant short-term quick fix. The problem is it’s an absolute nightmare for your body long-term.”

Sarah Rusbatch

“The goal isn’t to be Sober, the goal is to love yourself so much you don’t need to drink.”

Sarah Rusbatch

“I am a better mom, I have more energy, I like myself more, I feel more positive, I’ve lost weight, my skin is glowing, I feel really energised every morning when I wake up.”

Sarah Rusbatch


Sarah Rusbatch – Website | LinkedIn | Instagram | Book

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B.Phys Ed, M. Ed (Student Wellbeing), CIPP

I’m a teacher with experience working in primary and secondary schools across Australia, and a specialist in the field of wellbeing education and coaching. I founded Open Mind Education in 2013 with a vision of sharing practical, enriching wellbeing education with staff, parents, and broader school communities.

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