Dry January

5 Women Share What It Was Like to Totally Give Up Booze for 'Dry January'

“I lost 12 pounds and my skin was flawless.”<p>After a month of non-stop sugar cookies and boozy holiday parties, some of us are probably looking to hit the “reset” button come January 1. Enter Dry January, a.k.a. the month where you clean up your diet and clear out your head by cutting out</b> …

Weight Loss

Let’s all heed the health benefits of a month without alcohol | New Scientist

CHEERS everybody! A clinical study inspired by <i>New Scientist</i> staff has confirmed that “Dry January” is good for your health.<p>Our pilot study in 2013 …

Health

Let’s all heed the health benefits of a month without alcohol

CHEERS everybody! A clinical study inspired by <i>New Scientist</i> staff has confirmed that “Dry January” is good for your health.<p>Our pilot study in 2013 …

Science

Doing Dry January lowers cancer-promoting proteins in your blood

Giving up alcohol for a month really does have a dramatic effect on health, lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes risk. The first ever …

Diabetes

Flavoured, low-alcohol Scotch? Distilleries test whisky's limits

Demand for more variety in Scotch whisky from fast-growing emerging markets and the request for lower alcohol varieties among health-conscious …

Whiskey

When London goes mad – Burgundy Week

<i>A version of t</i><i>his article</i> <i>was syndicated. See also yesterday's account of our</i> <i>Purple Paulée 2018.</i><p>Every January the British wine trade goes a little bit …

Wine

Why the trend toward sobriety is as superficial as a three-day bender

Don Draper enters a fancy hotel to find a man in a white tuxedo behind the bar. He requests an Old Fashioned. The stranger turns around and informs …

Alcohol

Stuffed Yourself With Restaurants? Here Comes the Diet

So far there's been a sliver of U.K. restaurant closures. It's about to become a much more generous helping.<p>Years of overexpansion, particularly in …

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Hardly had we managed to extract the last Christmas tree needle from the hearthrug and gasped through the dark days of Dry January than the pancakes were tossed and it was vale to carne for the six weeks of Lent running up to an early Easter. It all came in a bit of a rush. Wouldn’t it be more …

Christmas Trees

'18 life lessons I've learnt in the five years since I left school'

Five years in the real world and GOD is cheese expensive.<p>1. Friends will come and go<p>And that's OK. You might have bonded over English Literature and eating toast at school, but a few years apart probably made you realise your love of jam and Mr. Hawkins actually wasn't a firm basis for a real …

Relationships

Here comes Sober Spring

<b>By Catherine Gray, author of The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober</b><p>One of the reasons Dry January is such a runaway success with millions of Brits is that …

Alcohol

Commercial power doesn't stop at New Year

Though resolutions are common in January, it isn’t necessarily the best – or only – time of year to connect with customers seeking change.<p>On New …

Customers

Cool Running

A fitness pop-up permanently settles down at The Street at Chestnut Hill...<p>Forget Dry January. Head to these winter workout classes that combine …

Boston

The 20 greatest cities to visit in spring

John Keats was not a man given to effusive bursts of happiness. Witness his brooding “Ode to a Nightingale”, written in the growing warmth of May 1819, but lost to an opening line of: “My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains my sense/ As though of hemlock I had drunk”.<p>And yet even this most …

European Travel

A dry January for retailers

It looks as though British consumers woke up in January with a bit of a hangover. Sales in food shops were 0.9 per cent lower in volume terms during …

Economics

Beauty Tips, Celebrity Style and Fashion Advice from InStyle

May 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am<p>So you don’t need to go barefoot to support your beauty habit.<p>May 26, 2018 @ 12:45 pm<p>The actor released a new statement late …

Dry January

Dry January might be over but some people still don’t drink

opinion<p>When you tell people that you don’t drink, they often look at you like you’ve just told them you’ve got something contagious.<p>‘How do you have …

Alcohol

I Did "Dry January" For The First Time, and This Was My Experience

I Did "Dry January" For The First Time, and Learned A Lot About Myself<p>From college party regular to sober as a gopher.<p>February 09, 2018<p>When I made …

Middle School

*This* is the key to making a killer mocktail, according to a master bartender

Having scaled back my alcohol consumption over the past few years—not just during Dry January—I’m always on the lookout for substitutes that still …

Wellness

The launch lowdown: from tabloid Guardian to Amazon Go, brands' new year launches rated

Veganuary. Dry January. Blue Monday. A sobering, cruelty-free look in the cracked mirror of the year just gone, January is rife with the making and …

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Should you extend your Dry January into Fat Tuesday this year?

<i>What’s written in the stars right now? Rockstar astrologer Jennifer Racioppi is here for your weekly celestial wisdom—with a wellness twist. No</i> …

Wellness

You did 'Dry January' — Is a boozy, 'Wet February' under way?

After a boozy holiday season, many swore off alcohol as part of an annual challenge known as “Dry January.” Now that the month is over, it’s time to …

Alcohol

The 5: Selena Coppock’s 5 Best Ways to Make It to Payday On Very Little Money

Share This Post <i>Selena Coppock released her debut stand up album, “Seen Better Days”, and it hit #1 on iTunes for almost a week! Seen Better Days</i> …

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How to make ‘Dry January’ a year-long commitment

Dry January is over, but experts tell Moneyish how you can drink less and feel great about it<p>Drink less, do more.<p>Many committed to the annual …

Money

The Overview: A Dry January

<b>Rob Gutmann is joined for the latest Overview show to look back at Liverpool’s January by Mike Nevin, Paul Cope and Ian Ryan.</b>Did Liverpool do enough …

Liverpool FC

The best and worst excuses to use on National Sickie Day

Grab your sick blanket and Lemsips, because today is National Sickie Day.<p>Whether it’s norovirus, Aussie flu or a bout of self-inflicted wine flu …

Dry January

Glad rags, cops and some very sore heads as revellers hit the town on the first weekend after Dry January

DRY January has been tough on everyone - and this lot are clearly making the most of it finally ending.<p>Parched revellers in Newcastle made the most …

Dry January

Pictures from Newcastle show Dry January is a distant memory

<b>January: A time to focus on self-improvement, sobriety and 31 days without the booze.</b><p>February: A time to grab your friends and get absolutely, …

Dry January

Forget Dry January! This mum's giving up booze for a year - and it's for a very good reason

A mum will give up alcohol for an entire year to raise money for a children’s charity which supported her during one of the hardest times in her life.<p>…

Parenting

Are you a micro-cheat? 9 ways we're unfaithful to ourselves every day

We are not 100 per cent honest with ourselves now, are we? We kid ourselves left, right and centre. We pretend to be straight-up and straightforward but we tend to leave ourselves wriggle room. Otherwise, how would we breathe?<p>It has a name: micro-cheating. And it has become a buzz-phrase for not …

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