Don't Gamble With Your Recovery.
Addictions upset the balance in one's life. The Dopamine pleasure circuit takes over.Leading us down the pathway to sickness and trouble.
Recovery is all about recovering a healthy balance. Enabling us and our family to enjoy all aspects of life.
We review "The Everything Health Guide to Addiction and Recovery by Linda Simmons Psy. D.
Human Beings are creatures of great complexity. All aspects of our humanity working in synchrony leads to balance.What we feel and think emotionally can affect our physical and spiritual conditions. How we feel physically can affect our thoughts, feelings, and spirituality.
So, Recovery is an excellent opportunity to take a personal inventory. Self-Reflection is the first step in this process. We addicts often lose our ability to self evaluate and may ignore internal clues as to our state of health.Self-Reflection is the beginning of training ourselves to accurately discern our state of being.
Even though it is important to trust one's own perceptions and instincts, objective input from neutral professionals can help point out things we may have missed for a balanced recovery.
Good Self Care: Recovery must take priority in an addict's life. This means being aware of cravings and triggers that could provoke a slip or relapse. Abstinence and sobriety are keys to recovery.
The second component of good self care is developing healthy habits. Recovery from addictions is possible. We recovering addicts must resist all input that says otherwise.Recovery can change our lives in ways we never imagined possible. Invite Recovery Into your life.