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Talia Bennick
Why I Went Alcohol-free & 5 Reasons Why I Love It

Why I Went Alcohol-free & 5 Reasons Why I Love It

“Not drinking tonight?” “Are you pregnant?” “What do you have against fun?” All questions that have come up again and again for me during the last decade while holding a club soda instead of an alcoholic drink. I wasn’t eager to answer a single one. However, if any of these questions were reframed as: “What went into your decision to not drink alcohol today?” I would probably have felt better about sharing my personal journey. So, if you’re wondering why I started a non-alcoholic cocktail company, here’s my personal relationship with alcohol, and several bonus reasons why an alcohol-free life makes...

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What Is Dry January and How To Rock It In 2021

What Is Dry January and How To Rock It In 2021

The History of Dry January Dry January, an alcohol-free challenge from January 1st – 31st, officially started in 2013 by Alcohol Change UK. During that first year, four thousand people participated. Dr. Richard de Visser from the University of Sussex surveyed participants on the effects that a booze-less month had on their behavior and habits. Above all, he found that an alcohol-free month had lasting effects throughout the rest of the year. For example, 7 out 10 people drank less riskily than before participating in Dry January, and enjoyed a variety of health benefits. In the US, 1 in 5...

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