15 Signs Your Body Is Telling You You're Drinking Too Much
A hangover isn't the only sign your body is saying, "Hey, take it easy with the alcohol!" For some of us, half a dozen drinks during a night out aren't yet enough to faze us. And yes, you may feel great and energized upon waking up—but that doesn't mean you didn't have too much to drink the night before. In this guide, we'll explore 15 short and long-term signs that you're drinking too much, including symptoms that don't necessarily involve a hangover.
Mindful Drinking 101: How to Prioritize Your Health and Still Enjoy Drinking
Mindful drinking is more than an idea. It’s a movement. A community growing larger by the day. Put simply, it’s all about thinking while drinking. Mindful drinking is not about quitting alcohol but instead being aware of how much alcohol you’re drinking and its impact on you in the moment.
8 Actionable Tips for Cutting Back on Alcohol [Infographic]
So you’re thinking it might be time to start cutting back on alcohol? Maybe you’re not quite ready to stop drinking cold turkey, or consider going sober forever. You might just be feeling a little bit “sober curious”, or you’ve stumbled across the phrase “mindful drinking” a handful of times and thought you might give it a try. The point being, you’ve definitely come to the right place to learn how to drink less alcohol.
Can’t stop drinking once you start? It’s likely a habit you can break.
Have you ever experienced the recurring cycle of trying to stop drinking once you’ve started? You pour yourself a glass of wine, and tell yourself you’ll stop after just one. You take a seat on the couch, turn the TV on, and the next thing you know you’re polishing off your third glass. When we aren’t being mindful about our alcohol consumption, it’s easy to fall victim to our own subconscious habits.
31 Questions Answered That Will Help You Understand Your Relationship With Alcohol
Consider this guide your resource for all your alcohol consumption questions. Go ahead and bookmark this page, since it will be updated on a frequent basis with new questions and information around alcohol health.
Amazake: The Japanese Non Alcoholic Super Drink
I had many Asian American friends whose body turned as red as a tomato after just a few drinks. Or Asian American friends who would take one shot and immediately feel drunk. Despite all of these signs that alcohol wasn’t right for them, the social pressures were oftentimes too high to overcome.
10 Nutrition Coaches Share Their Tips For Staying Healthy Without Giving Up Alcohol
Living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to mean living a lifestyle of abstinence. But it also doesn’t mean living a life of excess either. Finding the right balance can be difficult, and building the right habits around how you consume alcohol while also building better nutrition, fitness and mindfulness habits will only improve your journey to a more satisfying life. We spoke to some Precision Nutrition Coaches to learn what their top tips were for staying healthy, without having to give up alcohol entirely.
18 Low-Calorie Alcoholic Drinks For The Weight-Conscious Drinker
If you're looking to shed some pounds, being mindful of what you drink is important. Your favorite cocktail could contain as many calories as a slice of pizza. Low-calorie alcoholic drinks are becoming very popular for this exact reason, so we've put together a list of some of the best low-calorie alcohols you can mix and buy. Each recommendation comes with its estimated calorie content to help you track your intake and stay mindful of the calories you're consuming.
18 Classic, Low-Alcohol, and Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Recipes for the Mindful Drinker
Building more mindful drinking habits doesn’t need to be complicated. In this guide, I provide some classic cocktail recipes as well as some low-alcohol and non-alcoholic modifications that you can enjoy at home or at the bar. You’ll also be able to see just how many standard drinks are in a typical cocktail so that you can better track your consumption and practice mindful drinking habits.
Alcohol And Sleep Quality
The association between alcohol and sleep is confusing to many. Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, meaning it slows down all of the functions of your brain ranging from thinking to breathing and other automatic functions.
4 Common Drinking Triggers and How CBD Can Help
If you're looking to cut back on drinking or simply build healthier drinking habits, it's important to understand your triggers — that is, why and when you are tempted to drink or to overindulge. Drinking triggers can be in internal (emotional) and external (situational), but learning how to manage them can help you manage your alcohol use. In addition, there is mounting research that CBD — aka cannabidiol — can be a useful tool for practicing mindful drinking.
10 Healthy Habits and Goals for 2022
Every time we hang up a new calendar on the wall, we look ahead at a year filled with hope and possibilities. If you’re seeking to establish some new healthy habits or you’re setting some wellness-minded 2022 goals, here are ideas for small changes you can make that promise a big collective impact.