As we near the end of Sober October, it can be harder for those participating to stay teetotal.

The Go Sober for October challenge involves Soberheros not drinking an alcoholic drink for the whole month, in order to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

So far over £1,500,000 has been raised and there are over 34,000 sober heroes to date.

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Going sober can be a mean feat, but the health benefits of the challenge can change your life for the better.

So if you're struggling with the last leg of the journey we've got you covered with these simple tips.

10 tips to stay teetotal

Amplify also have these tips to help you on your Sober October journey.

Tracking apps can be a useful way to see your progress throughout the month. Keep the finish line in sight

Gently reminding yourself of why you went teetotal for October can help you to the finish line.

Whatever your motivation for doing Sober October is, keep that in mind too.

Amplify is a distilled non-alcoholic, non-compromising alternative to booze, which satisfies the tastes buds without the need for alcohol.

Keeping yourself occupied can be a great way to the finish line.

Still treat yourself after a hectic day at the office, but reach for your favourite food or another reward instead.

Specifically to your mind and body, and also, the challenge.

When you’d usually have a drink, try exercising, reading a book, or cooking a snack.

This will most likely reduce your temptation.

It's easier to stay on track when you have another sober star to keep you motivated.

Macmillian Cancer Support has said the health benefits of going sober are weight loss, more energy and sleeping better, as well as having a clearer head.

Alcohol consumption is linked to seven types of cancer, and the more you drink the more your risk increases.

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