Have you ever thought about taking a break from alcohol but haven’t made the leap? Not drinking for a while might seem daunting or like there’s no good time to do it, but let’s see what hitting pause on drinking really looks like.
What does it mean to take a break from drinking?
Taking a break from drinking doesn’t have to mean giving up alcohol for months on end. Not drinking for just 30 days can have major benefits. For example, you can use an alcohol break to support your physical readiness. You could also time the break right during Dry January when people all over the world are also taking a break.
Why take a break from drinking in the first place?
The benefits speak for themselves. Check out the following positive impacts you could see if you hit pause on drinking:
When you drink less, your health, lifestyle and relationships gain more. Cutting back on alcohol by taking a break could be a first step. If you want to really see these benefits in your life, choose 30 days to drop drinking, see if a buddy will join you and think about how you feel along the way. During the process, learn how you can reshape your drinking routine and best manage alcohol in your life.
Use this activity sheet [PDF 831KB] to track your alcohol free days and fill in progress as you go!