In this episode, we dive into the concept of finding your purpose or “Why” for getting sober and the pitfalls of the common belief that you must get sober for yourself.
It’s crucial to understand why you started drinking, why you continued despite the negative consequences, and why you want to quit.
I share my own journey of initially getting sober to make my mother proud, even though I struggled with feeling unworthy of a better life.
I believe that motivation can come from various sources, like the love for your children or the desire to be a better partner.
However, I caution against placing conditions on sobriety based on others’ responses, as it shifts responsibility and potential blame. Taking ownership of your drinking and recovery is key.
We discuss the importance of getting your “why” out of your head and onto paper whether it is just writing it out or creating a vision board.
Then you can prioritize your motivations and goals, avoid overwhelming yourself, and tackle obstacles head-on.
In my own experience, I’ve grown into someone I’m proud of, staying sober out of self-love and the desire for continuous personal growth.
This would be a great episode if you are asking yourself any of the following questions:
How can I get sober?
Do I have to get sober for myself?
Can I get sober for someone else?
What can I do to break free of my addictions?
Join me in this episode as we explore the power of finding your purpose on your sober journey.