You may be starting your recovery, but do not feel like abstinence will make a difference. The truth is that even just one month without alcohol can make a difference in your productivity. If you can perform better at work and in your daily life, one month will turn into a lifetime.

How Can Not Drinking For a Month Help You Sleep Better?

By not drinking for a month, you can wake up and not feel terrible. Alcohol makes it harder to get REM sleep, which causes us to dream. Not getting good sleep can affect our brain negatively, adversely impacting our problem-solving skills and our overall mood. When you do not drink, you wake up feeling energized for the upcoming day. No alcohol means no hangover, and you can start your day without guilt hanging over you.

How Can Not Drinking For a Month Help You Be More Creative?

Many creative people like actors, musicians, and artists drink because they feel like alcohol improves their creativity. The problem is that alcohol can make it hard to focus and lead to depression. This depressed mood can cause you to lose motivation to finish your tasks. Abstaining from alcohol can increase your focus and help you sleep. You can come up with other ways to be creative, like going for a walk or collaborating with friends. Being in a better mood and sleeping well can make a world of difference to creative people.

How Can Not Drinking For a Month Help You Get More Done?

When you wake up with more energy, it can help you accomplish a lot in one day. If you have a clearer mind, you will be much more productive. Your focus will be much more precise, the longer you are away from alcohol. This extra energy will inspire you to take on new projects and meet your deadlines. You will be in much more control of your work than before.

How Can Not Drinking For a Month Help You Pick Up Better Habits?

Instead of turning to alcohol when you are feeling sad, you can replace that with exercise, meditation, journaling, cooking, or spending time with friends. Seeing your potential when you’re sober can inspire you to abstain forever.

At Alta Loma Transformational Living, you will meet knowledgeable, compassionate professionals that understand addiction in all its forms.  Alta Loma uses an integrative and holistic approach to treat addiction and mental health issues. No treatment is one-size-fits-all, where you will have a team of experts prepared to create your customized treatment plan.  We offer care for your mind, body, and spirit, so that you can heal from the inside out and look forward to a lifetime of sobriety and wellness. If you are ready to take the first step in your recovery, please call us at 866-457-3843.