So you want to learn all about Dry January?
Giving up alcohol for the first month of the year is a growing health trend and something we’ve seen many of our Online Coaching Clients partake in. Today, we’ll share with you the same tips and tricks we provide them when abstaining from alcohol.
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Here’s what we’ll cover in today’s guide:
Pour yourself a tall one (of water) and let’s do this.
What Is Dry January?
Dry January, simply put, is the tradition of abstaining from alcohol for the month of January. You might also hear it called “Drynuary.”
While it’s gotten a lot of buzz (pun intended) in recent years, it actually dates back to 1942. The Finnish government launched a campaign called “Raitis tammikuu” or “Sober January” as a post-war effort to drink less.
Undoubtedly though, it’s been practiced by people in other places and times before that – as a way to focus and reset after the holiday season.
January doesn’t have a monopoly on sobriety though.
You’ll also come across:
Dry Feb, which started as a fundraiser in Canada to support those affected by cancer.
Sober September, to mark the end of summer…
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