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Drink Too Much? Try Sunnyside!

How much alcohol is too much? How can you tell if your drinking habits will be detrimental to your physical and mental wellness? The Sunnyside app aims to shed light on your drinking tendencies and patterns. With this app, you'll find out if you're drinking too much and receive tips and tricks to curb unhealthy habits and promote better ones.

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How much alcohol per day is too much?

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend limiting alcohol intake to two drinks or less per day for men or one drink or less per day for women. Hence, heavy drinking is defined as having 15 or more drinks per week for men and 8 or more drinks per week for women. However, the CDC notes that certain people should avoid drinking alcohol altogether. This includes people who are pregnant or younger than 21 years of age. Those with certain medical conditions or taking medications that may interact with alcohol should also avoid drinking.

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How do I know if I'm drinking too much?

The best way to find out if you're drinking too much is to track how much you drink. Other signs to look out for include weight changes, frequent hangovers, poor sleep, impaired memory, and dampened focus. You may constantly think about alcohol, and your friends and family may seem startled or concerned about your drinking habits. If you notice changes in your health, mood, relationships, and work capabilities, it's likely time to reflect on your drinking patterns.

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Why do I always drink too much?

There are various reasons why you aren't able to stick to a healthy limit of alcohol. As the influential drinking culture has become widely idolized, it's common for people to be pressured into drinking more than they'd like to. Others drink to self-medicate from negative feelings, cope with stress, or escape reality. While peer pressure may encourage excessive drinking, solitary drinking episodes may also cause you to drink too much. With no friends and family to give feedback on your drinking habits, there could be a lack of guardrails to keep your pace in check.

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Can an app help me tell if I'm drinking too much?

The Sunnyside app can help you gauge if you're drinking too much by helping you track and assess your drinking habits. You'll be able to see how your drinking patterns compare to previous weeks and find out if you've been drinking excessively or binge drinking. The Sunnyside app provides a 100% judgment-free zone for those looking to nurture healthier drinking habits. Additionally, you can enjoy the flexibility of personalized action plans based on your goals, preferences, and progress. If you'd like, you can also get in touch with a real-life coach via Sunnyside to seek personalized advice about your drinking patterns.

How does Sunnyside help me tell if I'm drinking too much?

You can use the Sunnyside app to track and record your daily alcohol intake. Find out if you're drinking excessively and how you can reduce your alcohol consumption. Say goodbye to the all-or-nothing mindset. With Sunnyside, you can reap the benefits of healthier drinking without having to stop drinking entirely.

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Set your high-level goals

Tell us a little about yourself and your goals so we can personalize your experience. This is a judgment-free zone.

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Commit to a weekly plan

Every week we’ll give you a recommended drink plan for the week ahead to help you reach your goals, which you can adjust.

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Track your drinks

Via a simple text-message interface, we’ll remind you to track your drinks every day, and provide nudges to stack on target.

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Get daily motivation & tips

Our upbeat and positive eduation, motivation, tips, and tricks will keep you on track every day of the week.

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Text real coaches

Our real human coaches are available for you, no matter what you need. Text them for help or a nudge at any time.

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Measure your progress

See how your new habits add up to better sleep, money saved, and an improved diet in your web dashboard.

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Why People Are Saying Sunnyside Is The Best App To Tell If You're Drinking Too Much

You’re joining a community of members who have been through exactly what you’re going through and have achieved amazing results. Here’s what some of them have said about using Sunnyside to evaluate and improve their drinking habits.

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These guys are not trying to change you, just your drinking habits.

When I first started I was a bit leery about the whole thing. I am 70 years old and retired and didn’t think that I needed someone to tell me how much to drink. So I took the 15 day free trial and found out that it really helped me control my drinking. These guys are not trying to change you, just your drinking habits, which has help me a lot. Sometimes I would drink just to drink and that came to a stop. I still do what I want to do, I'm just doing it differently and it really working well for me. - Rene

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The transition was easy

Over the last two years I became a bit of a heavy drinker. After 84 days with Sunnyside, I'm now a moderate drinker, on my way to becoming a social drinking. The transition was easier than I thought. -Ted

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I cannot believe it actually worked.

I've been trying to cut back on my drinking for years and this is the only way I've actually done it. I'm so extremely happy with just the mindfulness that it has provided me. It's not judgy. It doesn't make you quit immediately. It is just a way to cut back and be mindful of your drinking and I really appreciate it. It's honestly transformed my life. -Stefani

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Simple & sustainable

I love this program - it’s simple and supportive. I feel like I’m on my way to making some lasting changes without ever feeling shamed. Also the coaches are real & respond personally (not just bots). -Lucy

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Avoid Drinking Too Much With The Sunnyside App

Sunnyside members see big results in their first 30 days, and it only gets better from there. Start with your 15-day free trial, then stick with it if it’s right for you.

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Improve Health & Wellness

Feel your best, inside and out.

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Sleep more restfully

Enjoy more restful sleep and brighter mornings.

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Improve your diet

Every month you'll be cutting out unnecessary calories.

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Gain more energy

Greet the day with increased energy and focus.

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Save money

Save real cash every month by spending less on alcohol.

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Judgment-free support

We support you on your journey, despite any ups and downs.

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Why use Sunnyside?

Every Sunnyside membership includes all the features below, plus a free 15-day trial to make sure it’s right for you.

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Drink tracking

Sunnyside gives you simple, accurate tools to track your drinks that you’ll actually love to use.

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Weekly planning

Every Sunday we’ll share your plan for the week ahead that you can adjust and customize as needed.

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On-demand coaching

We have real human coaches available for when you need a nudge or a bit of motivation. But only if you need it.

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Daily motivation

We’ll share advice, education and motivation on a daily basis to keep you on track with your goals.

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Insights & analytics

Drinks cut, money saved, improved sleep... we’ll help you measure success in the terms that matter to you.

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Science-backed techniques

Sunnyside is easy and simple to use, but is backed by proven habit change techniques reviewed by our advisors.

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Trusted by Experts

Sunnyside utilizes proven behavior-change techniques to help you reach your goals, and it’s all reviewed by our team of experts.

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Dr. Hrishikesh Belani

Associate Medical Director of the South Los Angeles Health Center Group

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Kate Bonham

MS, LPCC, LADC - Mental Health and Chemical Health Specialist

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Nir Eyal

Habit expert, author of Hooked and Indistractable

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Adi Jaffe

Mental health & addiction expert, Author of The Abstinence Myth

"As a doctor, I've seen firsthand the difference that a better relationship with alcohol can make in a person's overall health outcomes, which is why I recommend Sunnyside to my patients."

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Frequently asked questions

Our goal is to be transparent and honest with you about Sunnyside. It’s in our DNA. Here are a couple common questions, but please email us if you have more.

What is an app that can help you stop drinking too much?

The Sunnyside app helps you assess how much and how often you drink. Based on your goals and drinking patterns, the app will personalize a weekly action plan for you. You'll receive accountability text messages and daily motivation and tips to guide you along the way. A Sunnyside subscription starts at $8.75/mo, less than the cost of two drinks. Everyone starts with a 15-day free trial to test it out. And we’re nice about refunds if it’s truly not right for you.

What are the benefits of using an app to stop drinking too much?

Whether you're looking for trialed-and-tested advice from real-life coaches or daily motivation to keep you on track, Sunnyside can help you foster healthier drinking habits and avoid drinking too much. We employ proven habit-change techniques like pre-commitment, conscious interference, and belief and positivity to help you practice better drinking habits. Our methods are reviewed by habit-change and alcohol-use experts.

Is Sunnyside a free app to help you stop drinking too much?

We believe that everyone who drinks can benefit from more mindfulness and healthier habits. You can join Sunnyside no matter what your starting point is, and we’ll help you hit your goals, even if it means stopping drinking entirely. Sunnyside offers a 15-day free trial, and you can cancel at any time.

Is my data secure?

We take data privacy and security very seriously. We never sell your information or use your drinking data for marketing tactics. Review our Privacy Policy.

Do I have to talk to a coach?

Definitely not. Talking to a coach is completely optional. You can take advantage of the planning, tracking, behavior change, analytics, and amazing results without ever talking to anyone.

Who uses Sunnyside?

The Sunnyside community is made of thousands of people who enjoy drinking but want to create more mindfulness around their consumption, whether it’s to cut back or stop entirely. We’re moms, dads, professionals, students, and everyone in between.

Can an app help me to stop drinking too much?

Sunnyside members cut back on their drinking by an average of 30% in the first 30 days of using the app. The app gives you valuable insight into your drinking habits and how you can redirect them to improve your health, wellness, mood, and sleep. You'll also be able to track your daily alcohol consumption and your progress throughout your journey.

Is it easy to stop drinking too much with the help of an app?

Changing your habits is never easy, but very possible. Sunnyside helps boost your confidence and motivation, empowering you to make positive changes and become more intentional with your drinking decisions. We're a 100% judgment-free zone. No matter your goals, we're here to support you every step of the way.

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