Those on the road to recovery and freedom may find fighting addiction is a very daunting task and struggling to find courage and strength. The early, initial stages of recovery are the most hardest, fraught with all sorts of obstacles. But there are ways to help you get through it.
Love Yourself, Be Kind Yourself
You do not have to be so hard with yourself, all that had happened stays in past. You may have had committed some misdeeds under influence of alcohol and drugs, guilt and regret gnaws you but don’t beat yourself over it. Do not get swallow in by those feelings, make peace those feelings and your past. It can be very when you’re at the early stages of recovery, you may falter midway sometimes. But that’s okay, if you went off the path, try again, get back on track.
Acknowledge Yourself And Achievements
Recovery process is an arduous journey, there is no feat too small to be acknowledge. Every accomplishments you achieve along the way, acknowledge them because it can help build up your confidence and positiveness.
Of course there’ll be obstacles and temptations, a few setbacks. It is completely normal and okay, it is not the end of the line for you just yet. Make your recovery at your own pace.
Change Your View On Life
Start your day with positivity, wake up and get out of the bed with a smile. You have the full control of yourself and what you think. You can wake up and think that you’ve made no progress in your recovery or you can think and accept what had happened is all part of recovery process, you’ll do it better today.
Do Not Compare
Each individuals make for their recovery at their pace. Not everyone recovers at the same rate. Some slow, some quick. You may be in the same boat as others, but each and one of you is healing at their pace.
You’re Not Alone, Ask For Assistance
You’re not alone fighting your battles, so do not be shy to ask for help. At some point, you have to ask for help and assistance from others. Do not worry, they’ll support and help you out.