Having a Dry January might be the perfect way to help you achieve your New Year's resolution to be healthier and sleep better. According to new research from the University of Sussex people who have a Dry January had more energy, lost weight, saw their skin improve, had better control of their drinking, and slept better.\nThe study was led by psychologist Dr. Richard de Visser examined over 800 people who took part in Dry January last year. For those of you who don't know what Dry January is, it's the goal to abstain from drinking alcohol for the entire month of January. Giving up drinking is especially popular in January after the holiday season when people tend to indulge in an excessive amount of alcohol.\nREAD MORE: 15 Free Things To Do In Toronto For January\email@example.com via\nThe results of University of Sussex study showed:93% of participants had a sense of achievement88% saved money80% feel more in control of their drinking71% realized they don't need a drink to enjoy themselves70% had generally improved health71% slept better67% had more energy58% lost weight57% had better concentration54% had better skin\nNot sure if a Dry January is for you? According to Dr. Richard de Visser having a Dry January, "there are also considerable immediate benefits: nine in ten people save money, seven in ten sleep better and three in five lose weight".\nREAD MORE: Medicinal Mushroom Coffee Actually Exists And This Superfood Snack Cafe In Toronto Serves It\n@itscolleenkembedded via\nThe good news is even if you don't think you can give up drinking alcohol for the entire month Dr. Richard de Visser reported that those who did cheat from time to time did see a positive improvements in their well being, just the improvement was a bit smaller.