Self-esteem in recovery worksheet 

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What is the theory behind this self-esteem in recovery worksheet?

Recovery from substance abuse or addiction is a difficult process and low self esteem is one of the aspect of this problem. Low self esteem further contribute to the problem and make it more difficult to recover from it. Self efficacy theory explains that our belief in our ability to get succeed in any task or goal increase the chances to overcome our problems successfully. If our self efficacy is high it’s likely that we can easily recover from addiction or substance abuse.

How will the worksheet help?

Individuals who are in the process of addiction recovery can get benefits from this Self esteem recovery worksheet. Below are the ways how it can help by 1) Increasing self-awareness: With this worksheet you can identify your areas of strength, weaknesses and what are your areas of growth. It can gives you a better understanding on how your self esteem is affected by your addiction. 2) Identifying negative self-talk: By identifying your negative self talk and using strategies to change them into positive ones, you can overcome the hindrances in your recovery process. 

How to use the worksheet?

Find a place with minimal distraction where you can comfortably sit to work on your worksheet.

You can use hard copy (print out) or digital copy of the worksheet to wite your responses on each question. Begin with the first prompt and move forward, deeply look into your recovery process. Identify your unhealthy self talk, change it into healthy and positive self talk. Make realistic and achievable goals for you.

You can download this worksheet here.

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