Recovery is not just about learning to be sober and self-controlled but also learning to live life to the fullest [Tweet this]. This means connecting with yourself, with those around you, and with a sense of greater purpose. Also, since addicts “demonstrate an almost complete inability to relax and enjoy themselves” (Flores, 2004), learning to savor the sober life is paramount to living out a lifetime of recovery. May the above video infuse you with inspiration as you pursue recovery, healing, and growth [Tweet this].
-Written by Forest Benedict, MA, SATP-C, LMFT, Clinical Director of LifeSTAR of the Central Valley If you benefited from this article, please “follow” us on this blog and on Twitter, “like” us on Facebook, and SHARE this article and blog with others. Thank you!