Do You Know Your Alcohol Number?
You’ve heard the phrase, but what’s at the heart of mindful drinking? Essentially it’s about paying attention and understanding the reasons you’re drinking. Becoming more mindful means we’re tuned in to our bodies and minds, making drinking decisions that align with our long-term goals. Sounds good, right?
How Our Family Histories Helped Shape Sunnyside with Molly Watts
Nick and I (founders of Sunnyside) recently had the opportunity to join Molly Watts on her fast-growing podcast Breaking the Bottle Legacy. During the podcast Nick and I go in-depth talking about how our own families were impacted by alcohol and how that has provided inspiration and a unique perspective that has helped bring Sunnyside to life.
Drink Tracking Apps: An Easy and Effective Way to Drink Mindfully
We use apps daily to better our lives. We track our calories, steps, heart rate and sleep with apps. We meditate with apps. We navigate with apps. We share snippets of our day on apps. We try new apps because they seem potentially useful; we stick with the best ones because they work. We track so many things today using technology – so why not use a drink tracking app such as Sunnyside?
How to Drink Less Alcohol During the Pandemic
Do you feel like you’ve been drinking more since this grueling pandemic began? Do you find yourself drinking more frequently? Or drinking more when you do imbibe? Or both? Are you ready to learn some ideas around how to drink less alcohol that you can start implementing immediately? We can help.
How to Avoid a Hangover - Five Simple Tips to Follow
Last night was a blast? Today though? Today you might find yourself wading through the thick sludge of cotton-mouthed, blurry-eyed regret, or at least having a tough time focusing on your to-do list for the day. If you’ve managed to drag yourself out of bed, we salute you, and we’re here to help you feel better — not just this morning, but the next time you hear the 1 a.m. siren call of SHOTS, SHOTS, SHOTS!
Cutback Coach (now Sunnyside), a program to help us build healthier drinking habits in 2021, raises $3.1M seed from leading venture firms
Cutback Coach (now Sunnyside), a new program focused on helping the 70% of US adults who regularly drink build healthier habits around alcohol consumption, has raised $3.1 million in Seed funding.
Cutback Coach (now called Sunnyside) launches to help build healthier habits around alcohol consumption
Sunnyside Co-Founders Nick Allen and Ian Andersen announced the nationwide launch of their proactive alcohol health platform, with the goal of helping anyone who regularly drinks alcohol build more mindful drinking habits
Drink Mindfully on Thanksgiving and Enjoy These New Sunnyside Features
We hope the holidays bring you a break from what we can all agree has been a stressful 2020. Whether you’re able to spend time with your family, or staying cozy inside, you deserve to do something nice for yourself, maybe even have a toast! To help stay as healthy as possible, be sure to set a realistic drink target for yourself this week and try your best to stick to it.
5 Tips for Drinking Mindfully on Halloween
Holidays can be great times to kick back and enjoy a few drinks with friends. We believe that everyone should enjoy Halloween and have a few drinks if that’s what you choose. We’re all about moderation and mindfulness. With that in mind, we’ve put together 5 tips to to help you have a great time, stay healthy, and limit the negative effects of drinking come tomorrow.
It’s Time We Make Tracking Drinks as Common as Tracking Calories and Steps
Up until now, alcohol-related apps and programs have almost entirely geared themselves towards helping those who have decided alcohol has no place in their lives to achieve complete sobriety.
How Sunnyside Can Help You Achieve Your Healthy Drinking Goals
With any self-improvement project, it’s easy (and logical) to start by focusing on the outcomes we wish to achieve. When we start new diets, we focus on the pounds we’d like to shed. If the goal is to learn a new language, we picture ourselves conversing naturally in a new tongue. And when we set out to drink a little less alcohol, we imagine a life free of hangovers and the other negative effects of drinking on our bodies and minds.
Understanding Your WHY for Cutting Back on Drinking
Reflecting on countless stops and starts in trying to improve my drinking habits over the years, I came to recognize a consistent pattern in my past less-than-successful attempts to get my drinking under control.