Deep Dive into Dry January
Each year millions of us participate in charity campaigns, or make personal resolutions to nip booze in the bud for one whole month. New research by Alcohol Change UK, the charity behind Dry January®, shows that almost 9 million people in the UK have pledged to have a month off drinking in this January 2023.
Refraining from alcoholic beverages has been proven to help many of us to reassess our relationships with alcohol, and there are obvious health benefits to cutting back the booze for a bit. So it’s no wonder that more of us are coming together to form a community of support and exploration.
Many folks are siting an ‘overindulgence’ at Christmas as their primary reason behind hopping on (or is it off?) the bandwagon, but it begs the question; when you’re giving up alcoholic drinks, what else is there?