Dry January is a way for your body, mind, and wallet to reset. It has been a part of many cultures and societies for thousands upon thousands of years. Although alcohol can be a fun part of many people’s lives, some people have trouble with it and find it harmful. Dry January is a month to stop drinking alcohol and to build new healthy habits. Although Dry January was first used in 2000, it wasn’t officially adopted until a decade later. It all began in 2011, when Emily Robinson signed up for a half-marathon in February. She realized that she had to train during January to be able to sleep better, lose weight, and have more energy. The following year, Emily joined Alcohol Change UK. She decided to quit drinking for the month. This practice has continued to grow over the years. The Alcohol Change UK charity registered Dry January as a trademark in 2014. Many people have discovered that Dry January has many benefits. A survey of Dry January participants revealed that many people have experienced weight loss and reduced drinking six months after the event. Many have gone from drinking in dangerous levels to low risk. Dry February is a non-drinking month in some countries like Canada and Czech Republic. You can start by implementing these ideas to enjoy Dry January. These are some ideas to help you enjoy Dry January. For those who drink alcohol every day at work, or just go out with friends on weekends, this might seem like a huge deal. It can be a great way to have fun with your friends and family, even if you don’t drink alcohol. Invite your friends, family members, and coworkers to a Dry January party. You can play bartender in a new and exciting way by making delicious mocktails, or trying out alcohol-free wines and beers. Dry January is a great time to invite your friends and have some fun.