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10 Tips For Managing Stress in Recovery

Stress management is critical for maintaining lasting sobriety. When done properly, it can decrease the risk of relapse and equip you for any difficult situations you may face in the future. Below are 10 tips to get you started.

1. Practice Morning Mindfulness

Wake up a few minutes early; better yet, set aside some pre-breakfast time to think about the day ahead and center yourself. The early hours of the day are a goldmine for creative thought and personal reflection. This simple change can make your mornings feel less rushed, and you may be surprised by how much extra time you have to get ready.

2. Create a Routine