Month: December 2017

5 Concentration Techniques I Learned During Recovery

After dealing with addiction, I realized that there are more things I know that are important to the body and mind. During the recovery program and after I lost everything I had, I realized that the only way to go was forward and that technically I only had everything to win. The actual challenge was concentrating long and hard enough so I could achieve what I was aiming for.

 

Awakening the inner power that we all have in order to reach the goals we set for ourselves is difficult, however, when this is achieved it creates a sense of awareness and understanding in us that will make every burden in life easier and lighter.

 

Getting over my drug addiction was the reason I found that strength, that power that I was lacking during all those years before. I learned with my sponsor and the program, that there were ways through which I could concentrate better on achieving and working for what I wanted.So, here are 5 concentration techniques I learned in recovery:

Meditation

Through recovery as well as after finishing the program, meditation has been and will always be the ultimate tool for concentration, self-awareness, and self-improvement.

 

Even up to this day I still meditate while working or when I’m at home because it’s the “easiest” and best way to gain insight into what’s going on within.

 

Meditation literally trains your brain as if it was a gym for the mind. Which means that whatever you want to achieve in life can be used as the goal for your mind and your own self. Stressful thoughts and other diversions that might affect your path, won’t find a place in your life because your mind will be strong enough to decide which elements are worthy of its … Read More ...