Everyone’s favorite holiday is fast approaching, which means flavorful feasts, quality time with family, and giving thanks for all of life’s blessings. No matter how far along you are in your recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, Boca House for Men knows there are plenty of things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Be thankful for your sobriety this Thanksgiving, and that you found the strength to pull yourself away from a destructive lifestyle. It is not always easy to recognize when you are in a bad environment. Being honest with yourself about what you need is the first step to a successful recovery.
Be thankful for the radical transformation that you have made. Taking control of your life requires a complete lifestyle change and a lot of effort.
Be thankful for your sobriety this Thanksgiving and how it has improved your health. Drugs and alcohol have significant impacts on your health and your safety. Keeping these toxic substances away from your body will only do you good.
Be thankful for the support system that helped you achieve sobriety. Whether it is your family, friends, significant other, or the staff at Boca House for Men, recovery is made easier when you have an encouraging support system.
Be thankful for the new friendships you’ve formed that will positively affect your life. Surrounding yourself with people who will build you up and positively influence your life will remind you why you made the choice to live sober.
Be thankful for the opportunities you have afforded yourself now that you’re sober. A destructive lifestyle of addiction eliminates the opportunity for good jobs, good relationships, good health, and a good life.
Be thankful for mental clarity. You’re sober now and that mental fog has lifted. Be thankful that you can remember all your experiences from here on out.
Above all else, Boca House knows you’ll be thankful for your sobriety this Thanksgiving, for granting yourself a second chance at life.