Day 3: Glass Jar-A Tangible Tool

“If you’re never able to tolerate a little bit of pain and discomfort, you’ll never get better” – Angela Duckworth, Psychologist So, you’ve made the decision to stop drinking for a month. You will experience numerous benefits including clearer thinking, weight loss, increased energy and productivity, reduced cardiovascular risks, better skin, saved money, improved sleep,…

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Day 4: What Is Your WHY?

“When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.” — Unknown   A few weeks ago, in preparation for writing this post, I asked members of the Moderation Management Private Facebook what their motivation was for taking a month off from drinking. Here’s what they had to say:   “Dryuary: Reset, Rejuvenate, Reflect.” (this…

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Day 6: The Treasures of Simplifying

  Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful. – John Maeda   Simplifying has been my goal for several years now.  Our kids are long gone with families of their own.  We’re retired, thinking of traveling more, and wanting to maintain less.   I know in my heart that it’s the right time…

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Day 9: The Scavenger Hunt

“You can either be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It all depends on how you view your life.”― Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes Chances are, you’re already beginning to wonder why you signed up for this whole Dryuary thing. What were you thinking? What’s the point of spending a whole month…

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Day 15: #GetOutOfGroundHogDay Challenge

“The Only Limit To Our Realization Of Tomorrow Will Be Our Doubts Of Today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt #GetOutOfGroundHogDay Challenge If you’ve ever awakened with regrets ;), you’ll understand how frustrated Phil Connors is when he wakes up on Ground Hog day, just as he did the day before.  The same music wakes him on…

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Dryuary Music Selections

See our Dryuary Playlist at:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtKPEAc3LODyqgB-CEfG99EH6LEpjcBJJ Day 1 The Zombies – This Will Be Our Year Day 2 The Beatles – With A Little Help From My Friends Day 3 Blue October – Fear Day 4 Sara Bareilles – Brave Day 5 George Thorogood & The Destroyers – One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer Day 6 Bryan Wayne – Simplify Day 7 Kenny…

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Dryuary Links and Resources

MEDIA: Thousands of people around the world are taking January off from alcohol, and there is no shortage of media stories about it: Why Dryuary? https://lehighvalleycounseling.com/blog/2021/01/08/dryuary-what-is-it-and-whats-it-about Thinking about lowering your alcohol intake? Can’t image life in a “never drinking” mode? Looking for a new way to manage your drinking without AA? Moderation management is a…

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