Tools in the Recovery Toolbox. Surviving times of STRESS. Try to avoid swimming with sharks!. In times of stress, SIMPLIFY!. K.I.S.S. One Day / Hour / Minute / Moment at a Time One Step at a Time Don’t “SHOULD” on yourself. How can stress be triggered?.
Surviving times of
Don’t get too . . .
Good nutrition reduces stress:
Treat yourself to EXERCISE each day
Prayer & Meditation: Practice listening to and coming into the presence of your Higher Power - ”praying only for knowledge of [my HP’s] will for me and the power to carry it out.” (Step 11)
Conversation with your Higher Power
Turning it over
Letting Go (Let go and let God)
Journaling - keeping a personal record of thoughts, feelings, ideas
Spiritual Fellowship - friendship based on shared spiritualitySpirituality
Humor / Laughing
Taking a walk
Taking a hot bath
Soaking your feet
Tense/Relax musclesMore Recovery Tools