Tips to drink less alcohol

Change can seem scary and it's not always easy, but it can improve how we feel overall and help us to grow in ways we may not have thought possible. For some, drinking less alcohol may seem easy in the beginning but can become harder over time. Maybe there was a big sports event or family occasion where you felt pressured into drinking more than you originally intended. Whatever your reasons for wanting to drink less alcohol, it’s important to remain in control and remember why you committed to drinking less in the first place.

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How to stop drinking alcohol completely »

Opt for half pints or bottles.

Drink wine one glass at a time.

Try a lower alcohol drink.

Alternate drinks with water or soft drinks.

Never free-pour spirits, use a measure instead.

Have a spritzer or shandy.