Is Anybody Out There: How Do I Combat Loneliness in Recovery?
Loneliness in recovery can become among the most challenging obstacles to overcome. Loneliness can lead to isolation, negative thoughts, negative behaviors, relapse, or worse. Likewise, sometimes in recovery, you might feel like you are the only one in the world, alone and detached from others – especially late in the night.
Going Back to School in Recovery
Deciding to become sober is life-changing and presents to you many new and exciting opportunities. Among these opportunities might be your desire to go back to school. Working toward earning the degree you always wanted or pursuing a new career path is ultimately a positive choice that can offer you a rewarding outcome. However, if you decide to go back to school, you will want to consider all the pros and cons to determine if you are ready to undertake the challenge. Remember, your recovery is a life-long effort, so taking on too much too soon can harm your recovery. It is essential to always weigh your options and plan.