TASK: how to spend time doing enjoyable things

What sort of things?

In the beginning many people drink or take drugs because it is fun and sociable. As substance use becomes a problem the enjoyment tends to disappear. Life not drinking or taking drugs needs to be better than when drinking or using drugs. Spending time doing nice things is an important part of having a better life.

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What do I need to do?

There are three things to do in this task:

  1. Decide what kind of pleasurable activities appeal to you.

  2. Draw up a list of activities that you want to do.

  3. Pick at least one activity that you can realistically do and promise yourself that you will do it.

When you are ready, find a quiet spot and give yourself 10-15mins to do this task.