10.11.2019

Is Sober October the New Dry January?

Is Sober October the New Dry January? Photo via Pinterest

If you've noticed an uptick in fancy mocktail menus lately, it's not your imagination. Thanks to the 'sober-curious' movement, abstaining from alcohol has become a full-blown wellness trend.

What does being 'sober-curious' really mean? Well, according to Ruby Warrington, who penned a book by the same name (she also has a Sober Curious podcast series), it's all about taking stock of your relationship with alcohol and drinking culture in general. For some, this means cutting back on booze, and for others, going completely sober.

For those who want to dip their toe in, month-long challenges lke Dry January are a great option. And now, there's even Sober October.

Curious (ha — see what we did there?) to learn more about the rules and the health benefits of nixing alcohol (even if just for a month)? Here’s everything you need to know.

For the full story, visit InStyle.com/Lifestyle.