Soberpod - New Year's resolutions to stop drinking - E50

Our 50th EPISODE! Steve and Carl cover the topic of New Year’s Resolutions and not drinking. With focus on functional alcoholism and moderation we cover two articles. One that discusses cutting back on drinking and another that discusses solutions for low-level interventions. See show notes for more information.

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Websites mentioned in this episode:

Twitter Dry January Challenge

Some basic stats

  • According to U.S. News,approximately 80% of resolutions fail by the second week of February, so the odds are against you.

  • University of Scranton research suggests that just 8% of people achieve their New Year's goals.

  • Self-improvement, or at least the desire for it, is a shared American hobby. It's why so many of us—some estimates say more than 40% of Americans—make New Year's resolutions.