I used to think I needed to drink to help me destress at the end of the week. Taking a break from alcohol taught me how to relax without alcohol and feel so much better as a result.
A non-drinker experiences a winery tour – a peak behind the curtain.
One of the best techniques I’ve discovered is the five senses method. It’s simple and can be done anywhere – on a walk, watering the plants, swimming laps, waiting in line at the checkout, watching kids sports.
Taking a month-long break from drinking has become so popular that we can now refer to periods on the calendar with sober-related puns – Febfast, Dry July and Octsober.If you are planning to take a break from the booze but don’t want to spend the month hibernating in front of the television and declining allContinue reading “Three tips to enjoy an alcohol-free month”
Reaching milestones has always been a way to keep myself motivated so hitting goals of number of days and weeks of not drinking has helped to encourage me to keep going. By 50 days AF (alcohol free) I was getting into the swing of things. I had faced a few hurdles and felt my mindsetContinue reading “Fifty days without a drink – three benefits”