It’s no secret that St. Patrick’s Day is considered the drinking holiday to end all drinking holidays. According to CNN, about $5.9 billion was spent in 2018 on St. Patrick’s Day activities (read: Irish car bombs), with about 149 million people celebrating across the country. While we all look forward to the jolly Irish revelry, most of us don’t plan ahead to make sure our bodies recover properly. That’s why we’ve created a step-by-step guide to make sure you’ve got your own back on March 17. Read on for wellness tips that’ll shorten (or even eradicate) that nasty Guinness hangover. Trust us, you’ll be glad you did.
Step 1: Do the Right Thing
St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, which means you’ll be paying for your questionable life choices on Monday. If you‘re planning on going hard on March 17th and you have the option to take off the next day, DO IT! You won’t be getting much done in the office anyway, and we doubt you’ll be very pleasant to be around. If you don’t have the option of taking off, then it’s doubly important that you follow the rest of these steps. Read on!