Getting sober is almost like starting a new job. You begin by making a list of things you want to accomplish, knowing who you want to impress, and doing your best not to screw it up. In a way, sobriety is a job. It’s a lot of work to stay sober, and there are things you need to learn to make sure that you stay on the right track.
Fortunately, you can’t get fired from life. However, you know there are consequences if you mess up your sober recovery. One way to stay focused during recovery is to make goals, but we sometimes get tripped up by making goals that may be unrealistic.