Resisting the cravings for a substance or alcohol when you’re on a detox and rehab program can be one of the most difficult obstacles on the road to recovery. Here we take a look at some simple changes you can make to your daily life to help you deal with inevitable cravings, without risking relapse:
Distract Yourself with Healthier Pursuits
Relaxation and Meditation Practices are Key
One of the most common triggers for addiction cravings are anxiety, anger, and stress. You can prevent feelings of anger or anxiety building by learning how to relax through meditation or simple breathing exercises, so that you have a mechanism to put into play when you feel vulnerable to negative feelings.