8 tips to reduce your alcohol intake this July and beyond
By Cancer Council NSW
Welcome to Dry July! If you’ve signed up and are looking for tips on how to get through the challenge, you’re in the right place. If you haven’t registered yet, head over to the Dry July website and sign up now.
We all know that reducing our alcohol intake is a good thing to do for yourself. It can boost your energy levels, improve your mood and sleep, and help you be your best self.
Here are our tips for enjoying the journey that is Dry July. And who knows, you might make a habit of reducing your alcohol intake after the challenge is over!
1. Change the way you catch up with family and friends
Instead of catching up with friends and family at a pub or club, visit a cafe for a coffee, tea, or other non-alcoholic drink.
2. Get physical
Sign up for an early morning exercise group or meditation class. This will stop you drinking too much the night before.
You can also to make your catchups with friends and family more active. The beauty of this is that you can get creative – organise a bushwalk, book a court and have a hit of tennis, or meet up with your best friends at the dog park.
3. Become a foodie
Rather than ‘just going out for a drink’, why not make plans to enjoy a meal?