[RTU] Caring For Your Recovery
Welcome to Summer!
It's Time for a Super Charged Recovery "Tune-up".
Right now all of us need a little extra loving-kindness to help us be our best and keep focusing forward.
These are trying times for sure...times where a bit of self-care goes a long way towards keeping you balanced and focusing forward no matter where you are in your recovery journey and what is happening in the world around you. Recovery self-care is a practice that integrates care of the whole person, the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of life, something the entire world could use about now, right? To help you with that self-care we want to send some loving-kindness your way!
How Are You Caring For Yourself?
What I'm observing from many of my clients is the need to shed some of the stress and the voice of the inner critic that’s weighing heavy on them these days. One client recently said to me, "Although I don't think I'd ever pick up, I'm having these thoughts, you know the ones, the snarky voice that says "What's the point?". As the days wore on, "I don't think I'd ever pick up" turned into "I had a lapse". And now, we find ourselves being confronted with a not so normal world and the added stress of continued uncertainty, safety and fear in our day-to-day lives.
Just the other day, I called my own coach and had a quick conversation to "dump" my frustrations, fears, anxiety, and down right negativity that were blocking me from being able to get anything done or feeling positive about the future. I thought maybe you could use the same.
If you would like some help to get re-centered, to make your life calmer; to think more clearly, to keep seeing and being motivated by what it is you really want, and to just plain feel better about yourself and life, join me for a super charged Recovery "Tune Up" session. We'll dig in, release the stress and any underlying villains (worry, fear of relapse, cravings, doubts, etc.) that are making it so much harder for you to feel safe, hopeful, productive, worthy and free in these uncertain times. Getting relief quickly is important because when you are able to relieve the pressure of the challenge you are facing in the short-term, you begin to see what is setting you up for failure and what the long-term effects of the decisions you make will be.
At times like this, I am reminded of a quote by Johann Hari, “The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, it is connection” and if ever there is a time for being surrounded by like-minded support, it is now! And of course we can meet you where you are at! We've been offering our sessions and support online and over the telephone for years now so we can make the most of our time together getting you the relief you need now, so you can focus on getting to where you want to be.
Indulge Yourself, Take a Break, Plan a Mini Escape!
And one more thing - with so many new ways of doing what used to be what we considered our "normal", I didn’t consider how much I valued the privacy I need to get the most out of my coaching sessions. A safe, quiet, and private place, for just a half an hour or so is all I need but I realized it's so hard to find these days. So, take a moment and plan your escape for that half hour or hour for your session. Make it special. Grab your phone, take a walk or a short drive to peaceful place, a parking lot, a park or even your backyard. Give yourself the peace of mind that comes from knowing you can stay strong, confident, motivated and sober during these uncertain times with the support of a coach who will:
- Walk with you, without judging you or making you feel inadequate; who honors you as the expert of your life
- Be your thinking partner and help you sort through thoughts, feelings and actions that will help you stay sober, identify what you want your life to be and then help you get there without the shame, guilt or embarrassment often associated with addiction and recovery
- Champion and celebrate all that you are and will be, building your confidence and deepening your connections to yourself and your world as the future unfolds
- Help you experience what it means to truly live and love an addiction-free life on your terms by building the self-awareness, self-compassion, and self-leadership to fill the void that addiction carved out of your life.
You can book a one-on-one, 40 minute, online or telephone, confidential "Recovery "Tune Up" session with me right here:
I look forward to meeting with you and helping you focus forward with confidence, peace of mind, and the certainty of a brighter tomorrow.
With much love,