Following escape from an abusive relationship with drugs and alcohol, the establishment of a sense of structure is the key to long reaching success in recovery. A personal schedule can bring balance and accomplishment to this task through development of positive habits. The power of healing lies in making better choices, one of which is to develop a flexible schedule in recovery.
An effective timetable must be adaptable to be utilized to the utmost success. Schedules are most effective when the following guidelines are followed:
The following additional guidelines can provide opportunities for an individual to successfully manage time in recovery. It is important to note the ability to be flexible and not focus too much on rigidity which can lead to frustration when goals are not met. The guidelines may include the following:
Carefully consider and decide how much time to devote to each of the activities and responsibilities which make up the daily and weekly routines. By consciously and deliberately making a schedule which focuses on positive activities, an individual can be sure to follow healthy, helpful habits and routines which assist an individual throughout sober living into long lasting recovery.
Healthy habits start with recognizing the need for help. If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction and need assistance to get sober, contact us for support. We have information and resources at your disposal to help develop plans and move towards a sober lifestyle and recovery.
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