Each year people set New Year’s resolutions in hopes of finally conquering the one thing that has been the bane of their existence. Losing weight, eating healthy, saving money, or changing something within their self-care regiment tends to be the most common resolutions people have each year.
The New Year is a great time to begin a new habit, especially at the start of a new decade. For someone who is addicted to drugs and alcohol, they might wish to get and stay sober as their New Year resolution. Turning over a new leaf into the New Year with a recovery program is a great way to set the pace for a better year, and one day at a time can inevitably set the tone for a brand new life.
You set new goals
If you want something you have never had, you have to do something you have never done before. When you set healthy goals, you are opening yourself to broaden your horizons in a more positive manner. Implementing new goals can get you motivated to change.
You set new boundaries
Allowing for healthy boundaries gives you a chance to stick up for yourself to make you feel more comfortable. Setting boundaries is a great way to see how strong you are and show others the way you wish to be treated. Boundaries can establish self-respect and confidence that will be beneficial for a new year.
You get new freedom
The more layers you uncover in recovery, the more freedom you gain. Using a new year as a source of encouragement to continue your quest for long term sobriety could open you up to peel back even more layers for more personal growth. Freedom gives you the ability to be open-minded and willing to do whatever it takes to become the best sober version of yourself you can.
Putting this altogether to help you with recovery can build a solid foundation for your sobriety to thrive in. The New Year will not keep you sober, but the actions you take in your recovery program could make all the difference to stay sober in the long run.
Offering a full range of recovery and mental health services, Detox Center of Colorado offers “Expanded Recovery” to enrich our clients’ lives in mind, body, and spirit. Through evidence-based therapy options and the endless adventure of Colorado, Detox Center of Colorado fosters connection, encouraging clients to get connected to themselves, their peers, their families, and their higher power. With the power of recovery, clients are restored to full health and experience life-changing healing. Call us today for more information: 303-536-5463