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Mindful Drinking

How Cutting Down Can Change Your Life

By Rosamund Dean

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Mindful Drinking: How Cutting Down Will Change Your Life will help the reader cultivate a new, healthy and more mindful relationship with alcohol forever.

Ever woken up worrying that you said the wrong thing at work drinks the night before? Felt annoyed with yourself for polishing off the entire bottle of wine when you only intended to have one glass with dinner? Mindful Drinking: How Cutting Down Will Change Your Life is here to help the 64% of Brits who want to drink less, and cultivate a new, healthy and more mindful relationship with alcohol.

Journalist Rosamund Dean combines scientific expertise with practical advice in a game-changing three step guide: The Problem, The Incentive, and The Plan. Drinking less will improve your mood, your skin, your sex-drive and your body as well as reduce stress and anxiety.

Whether you are sober-curious, or just want to cut down - Mindful Drinking: How Cutting Down Will Change Your Life shows not only why you should, but also how you can, in a way that will change your life forever.

Biographical Notes

Rosamund Dean is a British journalist who has worked at Marie Claire, Grazia, Elle, Psychologies and Red. She has profiled stars such as Renée Zellweger, Ralph Fiennes and Winona Ryder and, in the name of healthier living, has been hypnotised into drinking less alcohol and had her kitchen rearranged by a professor of human behaviour.

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  • ISBN: 9781409178781
  • Publication date: 28 Dec 2017
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: Trapeze
I loved this book. It's smart, insightful and relatable. It never judges you, or tells you off. Instead, it cheerfully - and humorously - invites you to reconsider your assumptions about alcohol. After I read it, for the first time ever, I truly believed that life with a bit less booze in it could be a lot more fun.'
In Mindful Drinking, Rosamund has come up with the perfect concept - knowing when to enjoy yourself and then really enjoying the moment when you do. In the process of trying for a baby I've been employing this for a while now (I call it teehalfism, being teetotal, half the time). If anyone needs a great way to kickstart a healthier 2018, then Mindful Drinking is your first resolution.
An ideal read for anyone tackling dry January
I loved this book. It's smart, insightful and relatable. It never judges you, or tells you off. Instead, it cheerfully - and humorously - invites you to reconsider your assumptions about alcohol. After I read it, for the first time ever, I truly believed that life with a bit less booze in it could be a lot more fun.' — Hannah Marriott, The Guardian
In Mindful Drinking, Rosamund has come up with the perfect concept - knowing when to enjoy yourself and then really enjoying the moment when you do. In the process of trying for a baby I've been employing this for a while now (I call it teehalfism, being teetotal, half the time). If anyone needs a great way to kickstart a healthier 2018, then Mindful Drinking is your first resolution. — Emily Phillips, Grazia and author of TRYING
An ideal read for anyone tackling dry January — SUN
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