If you're in recovery from addiction, then perhaps you already know why you want to stay sober. See how gratitude can help you with sobriety in your life.
For those who are trying to stay sober, the holidays can be a stressful time. During this holiday season, many people celebrate with alcohol.If you are trying to stay sober here are some tips to help you through the new year.
When the holidays are here that usually means that there will be holiday parties or gatherings where alcohol may be involved. A lot of people like to celebrate the holidays with alcohol. If your staying sober this holiday season, attending these events may be difficult. Erin Bahadur, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, has some tips on how to stay sober during the holiday season.
You might already know that you want to get sober, but perhaps you’re afraid of what you don’t know. You might already know that you need to get help for an addiction, but you might not know what your life is going to be like if you’re sober. Certainly, the unknown is exactly what keeps many men and women from getting the treatment they need. Not knowing what to expect in treatment but also not knowing what to expect in their own lives can be frightening. This article is meant to give you a taste of the addiction treatment experience so that you have a sense of what’s coming.
If you can’t get sober for yourself, you can always get sober for a loved one. Sometimes it’s hard for people to do something for themselves. But thinking about others can make getting sober worth its challenges. For instance, if you’re in early recovery and you’re already facing difficulties, without a commitment or purpose, it can be easy to turn back to your old life. Without having meaningful reason behind sobriety, you might so easily say it’s not worth it and return to drinking or drugging.
We all want to get somewhere, whether that place is happiness, sobriety, financial well being, or stability. We are all trying to make our way somewhere. And because we want certain things in our lives, it's common to day dream about what we want. It's common to fantasize and envision about our future lives.