5 Common Dry January Mistakes

If you’re jumping on the alcohol-free train for the month of January, here are common pitfalls you’ll want to be aware of.

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Mistake #1: Using Dry January as subconscious reinforcement.

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Mistake #2: Going into Dry January with no plan and no tools.

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Mistake #3: Going into Dry January with no support (and an active network of saboteurs).

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Mistake #4: Counting days vs. doing work.

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Mistake #5: Creating a false hope that you can rewire your habits in 30 days.

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