mental-recovery

10 Important Steps to Recovery

1. Believe that you can have a new, and better, future.

2. Believe that you can get there – one step and day at a time.

3. Allow yourself to really feel your feelings.

4. Don’t judge yourself for what happened in the past.

5. Know your triggers.

6. Have a plan to cope with your triggers.

7. Challenge negative and self-defeating thinking.

8. Seek out healthy and inspiring role models.

9. Accept yourself completely.

10. Practice self-care.

Recovery smells like fresh baked chocolate chip cookies.

Recovery feels like the relief of ice cold lemonade on a hot day.

Recovery tastes like maple syrup drenched pancakes.

Recovery looks like the tallest mountain of whipped cream you’ve ever seen. 

Recovery sounds like movie theater popcorn popping.

Recovery is hard, but wow is it worth it.