Take Five: Tips for a Successful Dry January
Dry January is a great time to go no-or-low. So let's get your sober journey started off on the right foot! Here, alcohol-free influencer, Chelsea Monroe @mixedwithout offers her five best tips for exploring the sober curious lifestyle.
1. Build Your Sober Support Squad:
Find your squad who will support you through this choice and journey. Consider bringing an alcohol-free friend with you. If you are having a moment while you're out? Send that group a siren text!
2. Reframe Your Thinking:
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3. Practice Social Selection
Clean up your social media feed by following similar sober/sober curious people and hashtags. I turn on notifications for my top three favorite pages. Don't be afraid to comment on posts, reply to stories, or even slide in someone's DMs- this is how I created my Sober Support Squad and also created the foundation of my journey. We don't bite!
4. Always Have An Exit Plan:
5. Stay Curious:
Research and explore where you are going for the non-alcoholic options. If they don't have anything, ask if you can bring something. Even restaurants that I dine at have welcomed this and some have actually ended up carrying that product in their business. You never know who you are going to inspire...