Twenty-five years of helping people with addictions have taught me that many people can successfully cut back their drinking if it starts getting out of hand. The results are a trade off – a little less alcohol buzz-time weighed against better health, money saved, more time on your hands and often higher self-esteem.
Here is a focused list of actionable ideas you can try if you would like to cut back on your drinking right now:
1. Choose Social Settings Wisely
Environmental stimuli have a lot to do with how people drink.