Keeping your mind occupied can keep you from thinking about your problem behaviors. Whether you choose to focus on working toward goals full time or spend time doing an activity that helps you relax, you must find balance.
Tonight, we talk about Staying Busy in Recovery
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The goal is to keep your mind on healthy things so your life can begin to change for the better. Addiction tends to keep our mind focused on a single thing, the actual addiction. If you can learn to refocus your mind and keep it busy in other areas than it will be easier to ignore the addiction.
What are your first thoughts on this topic?
What do you want to say to the new person about Staying Busing in recovery?
What did you enjoy doing as a kid?
How did drugs and alcohol affect these activities?
When you were new, was free time a challenge?
Was free time dangerous to your program?
How did you fill your free time?
Was recovery a “hobby”?
Was recovery a “new addiction”?
How about today, how do you stay busy?
How does that help your program?
Are you too busy?
How do steps keep you busy?
How does your sponsor keep you busy?
How do your sponsees keep you busy?
How does your higher power keep you busy?
How does service work keep you busy?
How do 12-step calls keep you busy?
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What would be your answer?
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What would you say to the new guy aboutStaying Busy in Recovery?
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