What life could look like for you?​

Being in recovery is hard, and often it feels like you are stuck in the grit of your illness. In the past days, I have found it very helpful to remind myself of my dreams and why I want to get better. 

Thinking about the future can be daunting, and it seems unpredictable, but there are some things we can do to get us on route to chase our visions. For me, it all started with a simple question of my therapist:

What would you like your life to look like in 5 years if your illness would not be an issue ?

This is a great starting point to think about this. It might feel uncomfortable, to imagine life without specific struggles, but why not dream for a moment. You deserve it. It helps to break your vision up into different areas, for example:

  • Relationships
  • Occupation
  • Lifestyle
  • Values

I highly recommend taking some time to go through this. It has really helped me to regain some perspective and focus on the things which really matter to me.

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