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Relaxing in Recovery - Recovered 722

Recovered Podcast

Release Date: 07/20/2016

Discipline - Recovered 1159 show art Discipline - Recovered 1159

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Self-discipline is the willingness to put some limitations on behavior in order to gain something or make life better.

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Humility - Recovered 1157 show art Humility - Recovered 1157

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Ultimately, when we are humble we are willing to seek and receive help, support, guidance and direction with our lives. The result is that we are not alone anymore.

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Your life belongs to you, right? Sure it does, but look at where your actions got you. Your life became unmanageable because of your addiction. You need to be willing for a lot of things, especially accepting help.

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Sobriety helps us reconnect with our true selves and become reacquainted with our inner light, our life’s mission, and our purpose.

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Any challenges life throws your way, you now know how it feels to look fear in the face and remember how capable you are of walking through it.

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In order to keep going and develop sobriety the individual needs to have faith that things are going to keep improving.

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Hope is the elevating feeling we experience when we see a path to a better future

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Honesty - Recovered 1144 show art Honesty - Recovered 1144

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It is normal to struggle with owning up to dishonesty, but the key is to acknowledge when it occurs as soon as possible. If not, you could struggle with feelings of guilt and put your sobriety in jeopardy.

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Here in our virtual studio, we have a can full of popsicle sticks. Each stick has a recovery topic written on it. We will take turns, randomly picking a stick and then sharing on that topic that was chosen.

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If you have a problem with alcohol or drugs, reaching out for help can be hard. You’ve probably tried several times to handle this by yourself, but the problem is just too big to tackle without help.

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Researchers have studied how quickly wounds heal in people who are relaxed compared with people who are stressed. Their results have generally shown that the calmer and more supported you feel, the faster you will recover. This is probably true for people in recovery from drugs and alcohol as well.

Those individuals who are recovering from an addiction can gain particular benefit from using relaxation techniques. These are some of the most prominent ways in which these techniques can aid in recovery:

* Anger and resentment can be a real problem for people who are recovering from an addiction. These are dangerous emotions because they can act as relapse triggers. By practicing relaxation techniques the individual can reduce the amount of anger they experience.
* Early recovery is often described as an emotional rollercoaster as people learn to deal with their feelings. The addict is able to escape dealing with their emotions by using alcohol and drugs, but this option is no longer available in recovery. This means that early sobriety can be a particularly stressful time; relaxation techniques can help the individual deal better with this stress.

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What does relaxing in recovery mean to you?
Why is this important?
How do you find the time?
Are you ever bored?

What do you do with your free time?
How do you relax?
How do you do hobbies?
What do you like to do?

Exercise
outdoors/hiking
Prayer/meditation
Meetings
Golf?

 

What are some of the obstacles to you relaxing?
What is the best advice you have received about relaxing in recovery?
What is working for you today?
What book would you recommend?

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Drew from New England
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Ollie from London
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Alex
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What would you say to the new guy about relaxing in recovery?