Getting sober and being sober is great, but how can you ensure that you’re going to have sustainable long-term sobriety and recovery? For those who struggle with relapse and can’t string together any substantial clean time, it becomes like a repetitive hamster wheel that they feel like they can’t get off of.
I’m on my ninth year of sobriety. For me, as time goes by, it’s easier to stay sober. This doesn’t mean I don’t have those low points that can make staying sober a challenge. It just means that I’ve found ways to help stay sober. Today, I’m going to discuss some techniques that I use to ensure that I have long lasting sobriety.
[05:54] You have to understand that nothing about the process is easy, but the longer you go the easier it gets.
[07:05] I don’t want to lose any of the things that I’ve gained that has monetary value.
[08:30] Wants someone is getting sober and gets a job, it feels good to have money in their pocket.
[10:35] There will be challenges, but you need to be resilient.
[11:50] People who are sober get knocked down and they pick themselves up, they don’t go and get high. They do whatever they need to do to protect their sobriety.