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  Ever think someone is so lucky because they got sober and you couldn’t? Well, here is the great news, it has nothing to do with luck and you can achieve it, too. Luck is basically when preparation meets opportunity. So, let’s break that down in 5 easy steps to show you how you can achieve sobriety through a little self-made luck. Sober Luck Step 1 Admit You Have Problem Admitting you have a problem with drugs or alcohol is the first step towards long-term recovery. If you can’t admit it, it will be hard to fix it. This is…
  Keeping promises may seem like an uphill battle for you as an alcoholic and/or addict, especially when having to make a commitment to yourself. It can be overwhelming when you set your expectations to specific outcomes. Not to mention how difficult it can when you’re in early recovery for an addiction to alcohol and/or drugs and dealing with control issues! Keeping Promises Why It’s Important Implementing the change to work on honoring your word can prove to provide you the inner dignity and respect that paves way for you as a sober individual in society. So, how exactly do…
If you were considering how to break unhealthy habits, where would you even start? The root cause of how habits initially develop involves the repetition of tasks, but brain chemistry plays a significant role that impairs your thinking to make you feel as though you’re trapped in what seems like a never-ending cycle. Replacing these unhealthy practices with beneficial ones can set you up for success to positively reshape the way you live your life. Related: Avoiding Relapse After Rehab Breaking Unhealthy Habits Whether the practices you engage in obsessively are healthy or not, the reality is that if the…
Staying positive can get tough, but plowing your way through the hurdle as an alcoholic and/or addict to go through the process of recovery will prove to be worth it as you reap the benefits of being happy, joyous, and free in your sobriety.  There can be rough days where it seems like you’ll never find any peace, but this is just the false lie your disease wants to trick you into believing. Learning How to Stay Positive There are difficulties when it comes to staying positive when you are working on getting sober because life tends to throw curve…
In the early stages of your recovery, it may seem difficult when considering how to get a sponsor to walk you through the twelve step program so you can get and maintain a life in sobriety.  However, a sponsor plays a significant role during your recovery journey.  Choosing a sponsor can seem overwhelming and many addicted individuals often contemplate over what qualities to look for which can prolong them getting a sponsor and started on working their program of recovery. Related: The Watershed Facebook Page How to Get A Sponsor 12-Steps To Recovery A sponsor is someone that you are…
  Comparing yourself to others can be a difficult habit to pull yourself out of, but living in comparison to others is an unhealthy way to live.  Learn how to stop today. Stop Comparing One of the most hazardous ways you could function in your life may be by constantly comparing yourself to others around you.  When thoughts pour in the mind that try to put you in line with others as you try to decipher who you are in contrast with others, it creates a muddled mess because people aren’t meant to be determined by looking at others.  A…
A plan of action when recovering from an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol can be helpful because the individual may experience setbacks along the way as they trudge forward.  The process of getting and maintaining sobriety can be uncomfortable in the beginning, which is why figuring out a plan that works for the individual is a great suggestion.  A newly recovering alcoholic and/or addict may still be dealing with areas of unmanageability in their life, which can emphasize how they might benefit from having more structure added to their routine.  In addition to this, it can also bring to attention…
A plan of action when recovering from an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol can be helpful because the individual may experience setbacks along the way as they trudge forward.  The process of getting and maintaining sobriety can be uncomfortable in the beginning, which is why figuring out a plan that works for the individual is a great suggestion.  A newly recovering alcoholic and/or addict may still be dealing with areas of unmanageability in their life, which can emphasize how they might benefit from having more structure added to their routine.  In addition to this, it can also bring to attention…
  When you were active in your addiction to alcohol and/or drugs, you were powerless over how to take care of yourself properly and most likely treated yourself with disrespect or a lack of compassion.  Even in recovery, you may latch on to other people, places, and things while longing for these resources to provide the comfort the substances once provided you.  Taking care of yourself in recovery and discovering how to stop controlling people will prove to benefit you as you migrate along your path living happy, joyous, and free. Learning How to Take Care of Yourself These ideas…
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