The Happy Addict: How to be Happy in Recovery from Alcoholism or Drug Addiction

The Happy Addict: How to be Happy in Recovery from Alcoholism or Drug Addiction

by Beth Burgess

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ISBN-13: 9780957321717
Publisher: Eightball Publishing
Publication date: 06/24/2013
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 556,808
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Beth Burgess is a therapist and recovery coach, as well as an alcoholic in recovery.

Although best known for her addiction recovery work, Beth has been sought out to help people overcome relationship problems, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, phobias, mental health issues, OCD, personality disorders, eating disorders, and to deal with redundancy, illnesses, divorce, and bereavement.

As someone who has herself recovered from alcoholism, social anxiety disorder, bulimia, self-harm and Borderline Personality Disorder, Beth has an empathy and insight that allows her to reach people in the darkest of places.

Beth is also a freelance writer and has penned articles for The Royal Society of the Arts, The Big Issue, The Huffington Post, New Statesman and various other publications.

Beth has a unique way with words that touches, inspires and educates. She regularly shares her thoughts on social topics, such as addiction, alcohol, criminal justice and mental health, as well as what it takes to live a healthy, happy, successful life.

Visit Beth at http://www.smyls.co.uk or http://www.bethburgess.co.uk

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Reviewed by Roy T. James for Readers' Favorite 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.