by Lexi Petronis
Romulo Yanes Invites to holiday parties are starting to freely flow--which means the cocktails soon will be too. And there's nothing wrong with drinking in some holiday spirits, right? Well, according to a survey by Caron Treatment Centers lots of us use holiday parties as an excuse to binge drink--and that's where the trouble (and the embarrassment!) comes in. The survey found that 60 percent of respondents have seen inappropriate behavior by someone at family or workplace parties, and 50 percent have witnessed a coworker or supervisor share inappropriate details about themselves (or their colleagues). And because you really don't want to be that person everyone's talking about the next day, Dr. Harris B. Straytner, vice president of Caron Treatment Centers and New York regional clinical director, has these dos and don'ts for healthily handling the cocktail situation--while still having fun.
Before and during the party, DO avoid greasy and salty foods--and eat a balanced meal