International Hangover Day is observed annually on January 1st
That groggy feeling added with that headache might be the sensation you are having this morning. However, it's that feeling of knowing how messy you got last night that lets you know how much of a good time you had last night. More specifically, on New Year's Eve! That's right, January 1st is probably the most exciting way to celebrate your hangover. Hangover day is a national holiday on every January 1st to celebrate that pounding headache you feel from New Year's Eve.
Hangover (n.) 1894, "a survival, a thing left over from before," from hang (v.) + over. Meaning "after-effect of drinking too much." According to quora, hangover was a term used to show that a thing was left behind from survival. Thus, a hangover is a term to show your survival from the party you had on New Year's Eve. But when did this holiday start? Well it all started with a conversation between two important people known as Keegan Calligar and Marlo Anderson, both came to see that not many holidays were present on the day of January 1st. Thus the two came to a decision to call the famous day known as New Year's Day, Hangover Day!
Hangover Day is a fun holiday to reflect on your partying on New Year's Eve, thus here are some tips to help you ease that stomach ache you feel and that horrible headache.
One of the first things is rest! Rest can help aid your hangover, so put in a few extra hours of sleep and you should be good to go!
Drinking fluids will also help you out, as it will cause you to urinate, getting the alcohol out of your system more easily.
Eat some toast! Eating starches can help bring some sugars into your body and bring your body back into action with some energy!
Take some Tylenol! If you take pain relief medicine it will help you cope with the pain that you are going through. Just head over to your local pharmacy and follow the instructions on the bottle!
Hangover Day Observance
Hangovers can be pretty bad to go through, but it is a sign for us to remember and reflect on the night of fun we went through. It is also a symbol that can be used to bring us closer to one another, letting us share the battle scars from our night to celebrate the year to come. Now smile and laugh over the previous year. Hangover Day is a day that will allow us to come together and aid each other through our pounding heads. So let's celebrate Hangover Day and recover together!