Here are some options:Remind yourself of your reasons for making a change. Talk it through with someone you trust. Distract yourself with a healthy, alternative activity. Challenge the thought that drives the urge. Ride it out without giving in. Leave tempting situations quickly and gracefully.
1 No matter how much you drink, it's always a good idea to drink plenty of water along with your alcoholic beverages. Some drinkers will alternate a drink of water, juice, or soda between their alcoholic beverages to slow down their consumption.