But, when one drink turns into one too many, it's good to plan ahead to know how to say no and avoid overindulging or going overboard.
The stress of daily living can easily build up during this busy time of year, causing some people to use the holiday spirit as an excuse to indulge in their weaknesses. Many turn to alcohol or drugs to help cope with the pressure.
What are five steps you can use to avoid going overboard?
- Watch for build-up
- Identify triggers
- Plan ahead
- Speak up
- Choose your events
Listen in as Indra Cidambi, MD, shares the five ways to avoid over-drinking throughout the holidays.