Friday, April 5, 2013

Tips for Recovery

1. Remember life will go on. 

2. Reduce your stress.

3. Listen to uplifting music.

4. Remember you are not alone.

5. Find humor where you can. Laugh.

6. Buy yourself a stuffed animal. This provides comfort and represents a positive aspect of childhood.

7. Carry a small book of quotes or scriptures with you. Anytime your need a pick me up, read over them.

8. Keep a journal. Write anything you want. No one else has to read this, but you may find it helpful to share when you are ready.

9. Don’t get caught up in being perfect. Stay caught up in finding you.

10. Breathe. Take up yoga or some form of meditation.

11. Be kind to yourself. Watch how you talk to yourself and about your self.

12. Cry or scream into a towel or pillow.

13. Stay connected to friends. You may have to limit the number, but find at least one trusted friend to talk to whenever you need to hear a friendly voice.

14. Get help with the day-to-day chores.

15. Pray. If you can’t pray in your regular way, don’t panic. Try writing a letter to God. Try reading other people’s prayers. Create a God Can.

1 comment:

  1. What a great list of reminders and tips to take care of ourselves!

    Wishing you a lovely weekend!


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