Hobbies in Recovery - Recovered 1016
Release Date: 07/17/2019
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Milt L. from Cleveland, OH speaking on "Dumb Guy Approach to the 12 Steps" in San Diego, CA - June 21st 1997info_outline
Escaping alcoholism is a great start, but it is not enough alone to ensure a satisfying life in recovery. This is because life has to have meaning and purpose in order for it to be enjoyable. Hobbies are more than just a way to fill time. They provide pleasure and improve mental and physical well-being. These activities can give life in recovery a real purpose, and this will reduce the risk of relapse. It is possible that people can become too obsessive about their hobbies, so the key is moderation.
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Tonight, the topic is
Having Hobbies in Recovery
If people feel that their life has no meaning and purpose they will find it impossible to build a successful life in recovery. During their years of addiction the focus would have been on obtaining and using their drug of choice. It is therefore vital that they replace this hole in their life with something new. The more meaning that people find in recovery the less likely it will be that they will relapse.
Tonight, we talk about having hobbies in recovery
Anne-Marie, let’s start before program
What hobbies did you have before program?
What things were you good at when you were young?
Did you feel bored in early recovery?
Did you have a hard time recreating in recovery?
What activities/hobbies do you enjoy today?
How does this benefit your recovery?
Why is this important to your recovery?
What have you learned about yourself regarding having fun in recovery?
What talents did you discover you have in recovery?
We asked our listeners about this topic.
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We asked our listeners,
"Do you Have a Hobby?”
Did you take the survey?
What would be your answer?
How do you find a hobby?
Why is this important?
How do you find the time?
What are some of the obstacles?
Are you ever bored?
What do you do with your free time?
How do we relax?
How do we do hobbies?
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What would you say to the new guy about Having Hobbies in Recovery?
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