Grey Area Drinking
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Sarah Connelly Tapped In

Are you a professional, business owner, creator, entrepreneur, HSP*, who's had enough of feeling tired, demotivated and frustrated with how alcohol impacts you?

Do you feel like you have potential for more creativity, productivity and capacity to contribute?

Do you have high standards and expectations of yourself and others?

Do you feel that your life is dulled by a habit you've potentially tried to break many times?

Are you an all or nothing person who can commit and take action when you choose to, sometimes all you need is support and accountability?


If so I can help.

That was me, and that was how I felt.

I was tired of feeling flat, irritable and semi-present.

I knew I was wasting my life, operating at half mast and feeling average.

I wasn't proud of who I was being.

And I knew alcohol was my achilles heel.

I knew that if I wanted to realise my full potential I needed to make a commitment to be fully present to life.

If you can relate it's time for you to experience what life is like alcohol-free.

Try it on for size.

Give yourself, and those in your life, the chance to experience you without the alcohol filter.

If you're up for the challenge I can help. In fact I'd love to.

Who am I?

I am a certified Master Grey Area Drinking Coach, mindset coach, yoga and mindfulness instructor. I am also an HSP*.

I coach people worldwide in James Swanwick's 90-day alcohol free program and do one on one coaching with individuals who are ready to explore what's possible in life, without alcohol.

I'm a wife, mum of two boys aged 10 and 13 and am also the founder and Director of a successful business that has now been running for over 14 years. Life is pretty busy.

For many years I had 'managed' my drinking. I stopped for weeks, even months, but I always went back to it. I'd convince myself I was in control and then beat myself up for my lack of discipline when I ended up right back where I started.

And herein lies the problem for so many. As intelligent, successful people, with high standards, we can berate ourselves for our incongruence. Our behaviour doesn't reflect who we really want to be. I now know this to be one of the common traits in the people I work with, who are often HSPs* too.

I love to work with both men and women who want to embrace their uniqueness and step up. Those who believe alcohol is getting in the way of them living the extraordinary life they know they are capable of living.

Since 2003 I have completed three coaching certifications, the Jolene Park Grey Area Drinking Certificate, a counselling diploma, yoga and mindfulness instruction and a youth mentoring program.

Being raised by a scientist and a mathematician I am also hard-wired to seek facts and proof to support my learnings and beliefs. I observed in the many people I have met and coached on this path, a drive to seek more from life, and from themselves. I also saw in many an increased sensitivity to environment and susceptibility to the many distractions available that help us escape from intense feelings, one obvious distraction being alcohol.

I am researching the HSP* trait and how it may play a significant role in driving many to seek escape from, or to fit in to, this increasingly frantic world. A world not really designed for the 20%-25% of the population who are HSP.

If you’d like to have a chat about how I can help you, HSP or not, I’d be more than happy to have a conversation.

You can book in for a 30 minute free call below.

*HSP is a Highly Sensitive Person. It is a trait. Negative connotations can come with the word sensitive, but in this context it simply means we navigate and process the world a little differently. Simply put we are deep feelers and deep thinkers with many gifts to offer the world. Visit the BLOG for more info on HSPs.

1:1 Coaching

One on one coaching is a great way to explore and unravel what it is that you, as a unique individual, need to get off the drinking roller coaster.

In our coaching together we will discover the combination of tools, resources and practices that you need to make your growth manageable, enjoyable and, most importantly, sustainable.

My goal is to uplift and inspire you, so that you feel excited about a future with less or no alcohol and have someone to lean on when inevitable stumbling blocks arise along the way.
What you will discover is an understanding of how and why you've got stuck, but, most importantly, you will gather the tools you need to step into an exciting life of freedom.

If you are willing to experience how 30 days or more alcohol-free feels, and to learn more about what is possible for you without alcohol, book a free 30 minute call here and I'll tell you all about it.

Coaching Includes:
- One on One coaching calls

- Daily check in to keep you accountable

- Resources and tools tailored to your interest and goals.

- Motivation. Support and Accountability. No excuses.

In our coaching you will find everything you need to start exploring an exciting life alcohol-free life, without judgement and shame.

I look forward to working with you

IMPORTANT: My coaching is NOT for you if;

You’ve never really taken a break from drinking, are drinking daily and are unable to go at least 30 consecutive days without drinking. I am not an addiction therapist or counsellor. I do not work with those using marijuana, painkillers, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, etc with alcohol or in place of alcohol or if you have an eating disorder.
This coaching is NOT a replacement for an addiction treatment program. 
This one-on-one coaching helps you re-train and re-wire your brain. It is designed to balance and replenish your body and mind so you are in a strong and resourceful state in which to explore and adopt healthier habits and routines once you’ve made the decision to stop drinking.

Group Coaching Programs
Coming soon.

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Sarah is truly AMAZING!

I have worked with her over the past months and she has lead me to incredible insights about myself and my world.  She has an incredible way to make you feel comfortable and accepted.  Her warm voice and laughter made me feel happy and made the learning process fun! Each time I was with her I learned more about myself and was able to reach deep inside to pull out the nuggets of Gold which have lead me to personal growth for a lifetime.

Sheila Moore  – Portland, USA.

I was delighted to mentor Sarah and have since invited her to join my P90 program as a coach.

Sarah brings a variety of valuable skills to the team, incorporating both mindset and mindfulness techniques which are integral to the unique and powerful coaching we offer in the P90 program.

James Swanwick

Founder P90 and

I was coached by Sarah for 3 months and came away with so much more knowledge and confidence than I can relate. Sarah coaches with a very positive, fun and science based method that encompasses our life as a whole. She is very passionate about being alcohol free and that enthusiasm rubs off. I can’t thank Sarah enough for what I’ve learnt off her and would recommend her coaching to anyone.

Shane 31 yr old tradie – VIC


Sarah is an amazing listener that observes every detail focusing on what is important to you as an individual.

Working with her has provided me with many ideas and thought provoking moments that have allowed me to stop, reassess and make changes to my personal life .

Sarah has a vast range of knowledge and skills that can be applied to many different individuals.   I would highly recommend her to anyone that is seeking balance, life purpose, drive and to reignite passion and zest for life.

Joanna Boyd, Business Owner, QLD


I came to Sarah when I was ready to make fundamental changes to my life. I was stuck in a rut and had become too dependent upon alcohol. I knew I wanted to make changes but wasn’t sure how to go about it. With Sarah’s support and encouragement I felt ready to make changes and I actually felt excited to be taking the plunge!  I found every session uplifting, reassuring and invigorating.  Sarah has the experience, the knowledge and the tools to help, I couldn’t have done it without her. Today I feel so much more energised, more in control and more fulfilled.

Carolyn, Retired Senior Executive, BT, UK

Working with Sarah has been the most joyful and inspiring experience. She has an innate and highly intuitive way of honing in on the root of a problem or challenge, and does so with the utmost empathy, compassion and kindness. We have not only worked through some obstacles that I had thought unworkable, but the progress has been both enlightening and inspiring. I would recommend Sarah to anyone looking for an extremely qualified and effective coach.

Maddy Mursa,

Founder of Sister Sister Coaching



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