• Dr. Marina Kostina

5 Tips for Alcohol Recovery That Really Work

It's not easy to escape from the clutches of alcohol. Those in alcohol recovery often struggle once they leave an in-house treatment facility. It is difficult to get back into your normal everyday routine. In fact, getting back into your normal routine may just be one of the worse things that you can do. Once you stop drinking, your entire life changes. It changes for the better, but in the beginning, that may be hard for you to see. However, don't worry; putting an end to drinking is one of the best things that you can do for yourself. The following five tips can make the time after leaving a treatment program easier for you.


Transition

Once you are ready to leave the treatment facility, consider a sober living house. These houses are shared with others who are going through the same things that you're going through. You have a built-in support system. You are in a home with no alcohol. You have chores and expectations that keep you busy. It's the perfect way to transition back into your own home.


Meetings

No matter how well you are doing in your sobriety, meetings are a must. Meetings help hold you accountable. They offer support, and they give you the chance to talk to and hear about the lives of others who are dealing with the same things that you are. Those who attend the meetings may be able to help you stay strong and committed, and you can do the same for others.


Aura

Aura is your energy. An aura scanner can read a person's energy. During this process, certain things can be seen:


  • Damaged energy

  • Energy Flow

  • Chakra issues


This process helps you to visualize and cleanse your energy. Clearing energy issues may help you in your sobriety.


Avoid

You may not want to avoid old friends and old hangouts, but you should. This is especially true when you are newly sober. If most of your memories with a person involved drinking and time at the bar, seeing them again could be a trigger for you. It may be difficult to give up these places and these friends, but you have to for your own sake.


One day at a time

Take things one day at a time. You can't focus too far into the future. Just take things slowly and before you know it, sobriety will be your new normal.


If there is something that helps you stay sober, it is worth it. Try the above tips to see which ones benefit you. You will be able to live a sober life. You just have to stick with it.

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