Find out how and why you should cut out booze for Dry January

Many people decide to give their liver a break after too much festive season revelry.

Janet Gourand is the founder of World Without Wine whose mission is “to support and inspire a life without alcohol”

They run workshops and do one-on-one coaching, social events and a support group.

We've even started Cape Town's first ever sober book club.

Janet Gourand, Founder World Without Wine

Janet Gorard says when she wanted to stop drinking some years ago she went to AA and looked rehab options but nothing felt right.

She says the safe limit is one and a half bottles of wine a week, though she says as a functional alcoholic she was consuming about that amount every day.

She encourages people to give a dry month a try.

Listen below to Janet's journey and how she came to choose a life of sobriety and what the Dry January workshops involve:


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