From the moment you count down to the new year, it’s likely that you’ve thought long and hard about changes you want to see, both personally and professionally. You deserve a new start and the beginning of the new year is the perfect time to begin.
If your new year’s resolution is to stay sober, know that you don’t have to do it alone. By forming a clear plan to follow-through with this resolution and by embracing support from the professionals at The Dunes, staying sober is not just a goal – it’s a real possibility. At our treatment center, we know that making the change to undergo addiction recovery is not easy. However, the life-saving changes you make this year will impact you for a lifetime.
As the new year unfolds, consider these tips for staying sober with the help of The Dunes Luxury Rehab Center.
An eagerness to regain your sobriety is natural, but as with all changes, it’s best to begin slowly, realizing your limitations at first. Make it a point to reframe your mindset each day, knowing that today is a new day to work toward your goal of sobriety. You’ve made a commitment to become sober. Celebrate these small successes each day – even each hour.
Explore the World Around You
When you’re immersed in an addiction, it’s easy to focus primarily on alcohol or drugs versus the world around you. When in addiction recovery, you have more time and power to restore your life by focusing on and enjoying life’s small joys. Rediscover who you are by taking up a new hobby, joining an exercise class or spending time with friends and family who are supportive of your journey to stay sober.
Put Yourself First
Self-care is important at any point in your life, but during addiction recovery, it’s even more essential. Put yourself first by celebrating your small victories each day. Whether you are 1 hour, 1 day or 1 month sober, treat yourself to a reward, such as an hour spent meditating, a special dinner with family or even a weekend retreat to journal or hike a wooded area.
Find the Support You Need at The Dunes East Hampton
It can be difficult to face the fact that you – or a loved one – needs addiction treatment; however, taking the first step toward recovery is essential. You are not alone.
The Dunes Luxury Rehab Center on Long Island is here to help you with addiction treatment programs for a variety of conditions. At The Dunes on Long Island, clients benefit from our staff’s ability to empathetically relate to their experiences, having successfully coped with their own addictions. This ability to connect is the core of our strong staff-to-client relationship. It is an essential quality necessary to foster a rapport between clients and their clinicians, counselors and advocates and achieve an environment of acceptance, trust and honesty.
Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you.