Find a comfortable seated position.
Check in with the mind - What are you feeling right now? Visualize placing those feelings in a suitcase, and placing the suitcase to the side.
Check in with the body - Are you holding any tension? Start with the face, work your way down, drop your shoulders and release any tension found.
Connect with your breath, then repeat these sayings:
“May I find confidence in who I am. May I find confidence in where I’ve been. May I find confidence in what I know. May I find confidence in my ability to maintain sobriety.”
Choose 2 words as your intention for the day:
CONFIDENCE and SOBRIETY.
Return to those words and repeat them any time you feel triggered or cravings.
This skill helped Amanda gain the ability to speak well and represent her daughter in a court of law.
CONFIDENCE to SPEAK and BE HEARD.