If You’re In Recovery You’ll Need Resiliency to Stay Sober

Resiliency is the ability to bounce back when life knocks you down. Many men and women struggling with addiction don’t usually have a lot of resiliency. Instead, they might rely upon a drink when they are emotionally or psychologically triggered. Substances might be their coping mechanism to manage difficult emotions. Or drug use might be their way of covering feelings of loss or emptiness. But in recovery, a person strives to stay sober, regardless of when they are triggered. This doesn’t mean that a person forces their way through the challenges of life. Instead, having resiliency means that you...

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