The party season is over and for many people, the new year is a great time to look at improving your health and wellbeing. One of the things that have become increasingly popular in recent years is ‘Dry January’. Many people are now choosing for the month of January to stop drinking alcohol. During the festive period, many of us drink more alcohol than normal as we all go to more parties and social occasions where it is being served.
There are many benefits to cutting down on alcohol consumption one of the biggest is to improve your mental health. Many people will have an alcoholic drink at the end of a stressful and busy day. Rather than reducing stress alcohol can in fact increase anxiety and stress.
If you think that alcohol may be having a negative effect on your mental health, then take a look at the DrinkAware website for further information.