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Day 6: Connect with Your Support Network

Day 6 of 12 Days of Emotional Sobriety Addiction is a disease of isolation. I can’t stress that fact enough. A lack of emotional sobriety is often caused from a lack of social engagement with others who support your recovery.

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Day 5: Strengthen Boundaries

Day 5 of 12 Days of Emotional Sobriety Having strong emotional boundaries means knowing yourself – where you stop and others start. So many addicts get caught up in ‘emotional contagion’ – a concept that describes how you get sucked

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Day 4: Strenghten your Good, Intelligent Habits

Day 4 of 12 Days of Emotional Sobriety Addiction can be thought of as a destructive habit that continues despite the negative consequences it creates.  It’s possible to change addictive habits but it requires commitment and ongoing effort to find

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Day 3: Structure Your Time and Energy Wisely

Day 3 of 12 Days of Emotional Sobriety I did a test a few years ago that confirmed that I have a personality that “abhors routine”. I chuckled thinking that in my addiction that looked like total chaos!  In recovery,

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Day 2: Take 100% Responsibility for your Decisions and Attitudes

Day 2 of 12 Days of Emotional Sobriety One of the common emotional deficits that alcoholic/addicts face is the tendency to blame others for their own errors or slip-ups. Sometimes we do this without even knowing, because we lack self-awareness.

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