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The Happy Addict: How to be Happy in Recovery from Alcoholism or Drug Addiction by Beth Burgess is for people who have put down the drink or drugs, but are still struggling to be happy and healthy. To overcome the hurdles that often face one in recovery, it is important that sobriety is understood as a new freedom in life rather than a restriction, so be prepared to do a few uncomfortable things to expand one's sober life. Challenge your old attitudes and ways of thinking; keep telling yourself you're a wonderful, happy, positive person and it will improve your ability to make that happen! The author also mentions the necessity to form good habits to replace bad habits as well as finding a purpose and a mission for one's life.
The Happy Addict: How to be Happy in Recovery from Alcoholism or Drug Addiction by Beth Burgess shows different ways of thinking and being to have positivity and peace of mind in one's journey to sobriety. This set of instructions is to help the recovering addicts see their unique qualities and skills and to buttress their own beliefs about themselves; in short, to remove the fear of seeking success. Beth’s book, by offering the keys to making the best of one's experiences, enables one in creating a better future by rearranging the past. Presented in a simple, easy and intuitive manner, this topics contained in this book can be adapted to one's recovery process.