Going sober has many benefits, explains sobriety advocate Janet Gourand.
As the new year kicks in, many people are quitting booze for a month as a part of the annual Dry January challenge.
She says taking a break from alcohol helps kickstart your health, boost your energy and freshen up your physical appearance.
Here are five other reasons why you should try partake:
- improved sleep quality
- gaining in time and energy levels
- major financial savings
- reduced blood pressure
- better liver and gut health
According to Gourand, many people who take on the sobriety challenge often continue the year going dry as a result of increased awareness.
We ask people to select their own 31-day window.— Janet Gourand, sobriety advocate
It makes you more aware and allows you to reset your behaviour.— Janet Gourand, sobriety advocate
People realise that they can, in fact, go for a month without alcohol and still enjoy themselves.— Janet Gourand, sobriety advocate
If you take a month off of alcohol, you're giving your liver a holiday.— Janet Gourand, sobriety advocate
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