6. Living Life to the Full (or as Full as Possible)
Published Online: 14 APR 2011
Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Beating Combat Stress: 101 Techniques for Recovery
How to Cite
Henden, J. (2011) Living Life to the Full (or as Full as Possible), in Beating Combat Stress: 101 Techniques for Recovery, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470978580.ch6
- Published Online: 14 APR 2011
- Published Print: 21 JAN 2011
Print ISBN: 9780470974803
Online ISBN: 9780470978580
- “Fast - forwarding the DVD of your life”;
- The power of small steps;
- Keeping all drugs at bay;
- Seek out intimacy in relationships;
- Reconnect with yourself;
- Reconnect to a community
This chapter contains sections titled:
Remind yourself about your strengths, qualities, skills, resources and other personal characteristics
How have you used these qualities, strengths, skills, etc. up to now?
How will these qualities, strengths, skills, etc. be helpful to you in the future?
“Fast-forwarding the DVD of your life”
Scaling progress on the DVD of your life, as described on the TV monitor
What have I done or thought about that has been found to be helpful so far?
What has been found helpful in what others have said or done?
The power of small steps
Who are my main encouragers and/or supporters?
Write down dreams for the future
Those who have “done it”, whom I most admire
What gives my life meaning and purpose?
Keeping all drugs at bay
Seek out intimacy in relationships
Reconnect with yourself
Reconnect to a community
Connect to God or a “higher power”
Write a letter to someone you really admire
Kick the “PTSD” label into touch
The amazing effect of the first small step
Don't buy into the “depression” label