Concurring addiction is a huge accomplishment. After leaving rehab, there’s going to be a transition back to “normal” life. There are many lifestyle changes that can help support your recovery. One strategy is developing a daily routine. Below are some of the many benefits developing a daily routine in recovery. For more information on recovery, contact our NJ detox centers today.

Help Your Stability

Some individuals find it hard to transition from the structure of rehab to day to day life. A daily routine will help you with this transition. It will also make you feel more stable and secure. This could mean working out at the same time every day,  or attending a daily job. You have to figure out what works for you on a personal level.

Reduce Boredom

Inactivity and boredom are dangerous in recovery. Too much time on your hands can make it easier to fall back into dangerous habits and slip into relapse.  An active daily routine can keep a recovering addict stay active and distracted from cravings.

Help Anxiety

When you overcome addiction and return to “real life” you may feel overwhelmed and anxious. A routine and structure can help with these anxious feelings.  This routine will keep you engaged, active, and help you feel accomplished.

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Are you suffering from substance addiction? If you or someone you know is showing signs of problematic drinking behavior, or substance abuse, the Discovery Institute can help. Contact us today for information on rehabilitation programs and therapy that assists with living a sober life free from and alcohol and drugs.  It’s time to live a healthy lifestyle and live the life you deserve!

Reviewed for Medical & Clinical Accuracy by Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MDDr. Jeffrey Berman is a psychiatrist in Teaneck, New Jersey and is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Hebrew.

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