REGAINING EMOTIONAL STABILITY IN RECOVERY
- May 23, 2020
Here is what you need to know about regaining emotional stability in recovery.
Regaining Emotional Stability in Recovery
During the rehabilitation process you learn a lot about addiction and the way that it relates to you. You reach recovery through physical sobriety but the most important thing it teaches you is how to control your emotional sobriety. Most addiction has its roots in internal struggles, so learning how to understand and relegate your emotions is a vital step towards full recovery.
Negative feelings are impossible to completely extinguish, but you can learn how to manage them. One of the most important parts of sobriety is learning to understand the things in your life that you can and can’t control. When negative thoughts entire your headspace, the methods you learn in the rehabilitation process will help you navigate yourself into a more positive outcome instead of immediately finding a way to cope.
Allowing yourself to live in the present moment is difficult for people that aren’t even battling addiction. Many people find themselves stuck on choices they made in the past or things they wish they hadn’t said to someone they care about. But instead of dwelling in the past, it’s important to understand where you are today and how far you have come. You are not the person you used to be and you need to be proud of that. Part of rehabilitation is learning to accept the mistakes you’ve made and allow them to help you grow as a person. Allowing yourself to live in the moment allows you to place your addiction behind you.
Perhaps one of the hardest parts about leaving the rehabilitation center is curving temptation on your own. Thankfully, you’ve been given the tools to successfully and healthily avoid anything that gets in your way to a full recovery. You won’t always be able to avoid everything that may cause you to feel weak but through rehab and therapy, even those obstacles will become just small and manageable hurdles. Recovery means that you are entering a new period of your life and things will get stressful, but when you learn to feel at ease and go with the flow of the whole process will allow you to gain confidence and live your life.
At Asana Recovery, we understand how difficult recovering from these addictions through our daily work to help those struggling most from this disease. While some may believe they can make it alone, rehabilitation programs are essential in the fight to break dependency. The road ahead is not a smooth or easy one, but you can traverse it if done so with the support of the right team. Counseling and aftercare processes can assist you by addressing the psychological facets that led you to addition and help you build a structure from which to better cope with life without succumbing to addiction.
The supervised detoxification and residential treatment programs at Asana Recovery are offered in a supportive, relaxing, and inspiring environment. We’re deeply committed to ensuring your long-term recovery, and guiding you on your path to a healthier and happier future. There is no better time than now, and we’re always available to speak with you. Call us at (949) 438-4504 to learn more about our comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction treatment program today.