Use This Self Care Checklist to Improve Your Life

QUICK CHECKLIST FOR YOUR CURRENT RECOVERY LIFE
Addiction recovery means living with structure
Is gratitude the foundation for your life?
Do you have a support group of 3-5 people?
Are you living in today?
Ask for help on a regular basis even if it is just something small
Have a daily action plan of things to improve your life
Memorize a positive statement or quotation daily in the morning
Have a few books on hand to read in down times

DAILY SMALL THINGS TO FEEL BETTER ABOUT YOURSELF
Spend 5-10 minutes daily decluttering
Maybe clean one room a day and rotate the others
Do one load of dirty clothes at a time
Clean the windows in one room
Sweep and wax one floor
Clean out one closet or one drawer
Each week, give away 5 things

FINDING A MEANINGFUL LIFE
Volunteering
Take out of your life everything you don’t love
What are you doing to distract yourself from fully enjoying your life
Have a daily project based on helping others
Choose activities to share that you really enjoy
Do not choose activities from a sense of “I should” or duty
Key quality that sets one person from another is self-discipline.
Have no blank or zero days. Do one meaningful thing.
Do gratitude list daily at some time of whatever length you want.
Forgive yourself and be grateful for your wrong choices.
Read everyday

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