The beauty of recovery, on the other hand, is waking up to these moments of your life — maybe for the very first time — and discovering there’s so much to experience sober that beats being high any day. Hearing clients share these aha! moments is one of the great joys of my job. Whether big or small, these moments of “Eureka!” pave the way for lasting recovery from drugs or alcohol, both as the motivation to get better and as a strong disincentive to relapse.
On that note, here are 10 experiences (among many) that are better than being high.
The healing of recovery has allowed me to step into my fullest potential as a woman, wife, mother, writer, and holder of space for others’ healing. I actively strive to be role model for my daughters and empower them to experience their bodies in affirming ways–this is my greatest purpose.
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