Are you taking part in Dry January?

Dry January is the UK's one-month booze-free challenge and it's a great way to kick start a healthy lifestyle, save money, lose weight, sleep better and improve your mood.

Lots of us feel like we’re drinking a bit too much, or too often, or just like we could do with some time off. Dry January is the perfect way to reset your relationship with alcohol. It only takes three weeks to break a habit, so this could be your route to happier, healthier drinking long-term. Here are a few reasons to try dry...

Feel better!

Do Dry January and feel healthier and happier as you sleep better, your skin improves and you lose weight. Keep a track of those fitness goals and find out how your sleep quality improves with a tracker like this Nokia Special Edition Steel Activity & Sleep Tracking Watch £109.98 from John Lewis & Partners.

Nokia Special Edition Steel Activity & Sleep Tracking Watch

More money in your pocket

The average person spends £50,000 on booze in their lifetime. A couple who are both regular drinkers could save a whopping £276 a month - just think what other treats you could be indulging in right here at TRAFFORDCITY!

You can also make a difference to others by donating some of what you save to charity. Find out more here.

Get healthier

Through giving up alcohol for a month you do your body and mind a lot of good. Read up on all the benefits with the official TRY DRY book with its invaluable resources from the experts at Alcohol Change UK - it's your ticket to a hangover-free month and more. Available from Waterstones and WHSmith £12.99.

Try Dry book

Explore delicious alternatives

If your idea of going alcohol free involves sitting in the corner at parties nursing a lime and soda, think again! There are some delicious alcohol-free alternatives out there from lagers to botanical spirits. Not to mention zingy mocktails to try out. If you're usually a gin fan try Seedlip Grove 42 non alcoholic spirit £29.99 Selfridges.

Seedlip Grove 42 non alcoholic spirit £29.99 Selfridges

And if you're heading to intu Trafford Centre for a meal you'll find lots of restaurants with extensive non-alcoholic drinks menus including Bills, All Bar One and Las Iguanas.

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