Words of wisdom
Moderation is harder than abstinence because it requires constant awareness.
It also provides many opportunities to backslide, since drinking disables your off switch.
Alcohol-free days are important for moderating your drinking.
Anxiety plays a huge role in over-drinking. Be aware of it to identify triggers and pitfalls.
Changing your drinking identity is going to require a reinvention.
Drinking is socially ingrained in everything from celebration to stress relief, so remember it’s not your fault.