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The Importance of Nurture

Sobriety will not remain in the face of constant deprivation. Nurture is important for present happiness and to make up for past deficits. List some people, places, and things that nurture you.

 

Print out this form for your use if you like. I have a PDF version here.


Things That Nurture

Examples for You

People

 

  • Being around people who support you and believe in you
  • Sponsor/therapist
  • Family
  • Friends
  • Dating/romance
  • Coworkers
  • Entertaining
 

Places

 

  • Calm and serene places
  • Places that inspire you
 

Things

 

  • Pictures of recent and past healthy good times
  • Favorite belongings
  • An old teddy bear (or a new one!)
 

Stress reducing behaviors

 

  • Exercise
  • Meditation
  • Eating well
  • Reading
  • Hobbies/recreation
    Journaling
  • Pets
 

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