Dry January: What to Do If You're Struggling

Dry January: What to Do If You're Struggling


So, you've decided to give Dry January a go, hoping to kick off the year with a little clarity. But let's be real – it's not all rainbows and sunshine. If you're finding this sobriety gig tougher than expected, no judgment here. Let's chat about navigating this Dry January thing without all the fuss.


1. Embrace Imperfection:
First off, perfection is overrated. If you slipped and had a drink or two, no biggie. Life's not a checklist; it's more like a messy to-do list. Embrace the hiccups, learn from them, and keep moving forward. It's not about being flawless; it's about progress.

2. Alcohol-Free Alternatives: Missing the buzz? Explore the world of non-alcoholic drinks. Mocktails, alcohol-free spirits – there's a bunch of stuff out there that won't leave you with a hangover. Give them a shot and see what tickles your taste buds. It's about finding alternatives, not deprivation.

3. Lean on Your Friends: Going through it alone is so last year. Share your Dry January journey with your friends. They might be going through the same thing or at least have some wise words to share. A problem shared is a problem halved, right? Surround yourself with positive vibes.

4. Rediscover Your Why: Why are you doing this Dry January thing again? Reconnect with your initial reasons. Whether it's for health, mental clarity, or just to prove you can, it's essential to keep that 'why' in mind. It's your anchor when things get wobbly.

You're not just riding the Dry January wave; you're navigating it like a queen. Embrace the bumps, celebrate the small victories, and remember – it's YOUR journey, not anyone else's.

Stay strong girl, 

Pretty Please xo

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