The Benefits of a clean and sober detox
What is a detox, and why should you consider one? Great question!
The benefits of a detox are just so many, for both you and those around you. And here is why!
A detox – or detoxification to use it’s the full term has been a popular way to describe your body getting rid of toxins and improving overall health.
When quitting alcohol, people often use the term ‘detox’ when they first quit alcohol. The difference between the common detox and one used to describe a detox from alcohol is usually the reference to medical intervention.
To quit alcohol can be dangerous – and in the first instance, we always recommend seeking medical advice before commencing a detox.
Now to move on.
What is actually involved in a clean and healthy detox? Does one simply stop drinking and all will be good? Do we need specific vitamins and minerals to get our body and mind back on track?
What are the benefits of detoxing my body after a period of heavy drinking
You are interested in ‘detoxing’, cleansing or whatever words are popular at the moment. But you know that your body and mind could do with a well-earned rest.
A clean and sober detox is an amazing journey that will leave you feeling rejuvenated better than ever before.
Tools for a clean and sober detox.
Depending on the levels of your drinking, please consult a doctor to establish if you are physically safe to stop drinking.
Exercise is an amazing way to help promote a healthy body and rid it of all of those nasty toxins. But what type of exercise is good for a clean and healthy detox?
In general terms, any kind of low-level aerobic exercise that makes your heart rate increase and gets your breathing going is great for detox as long as you remain within your fat-burning zone, and do not overdo it.
Such activities such as
Whatever you choose to incorporate into your clean and healthy detox regime – try to find something that you enjoy. As your fitness levels increase and your detox journey continues, you will naturally start to enjoy exercise more.
A healthy diet. Back to basics. 3 squares (or whatever your standard is), but get back to allowing your body to eat, digest and use all of that goodness from your foods.
When starting out, you may well experience sugar cravings. This is common due to to the sugar your body was used to when drinking alcohol.
What I would say, while it is good to be conscious of what we eat….allow yourself some time. If you want some chocolate, eat the chocolate!! In moderation, you are already making amazing steps to improving your health, so just go with the flow on that one. My 2 cents worth 🙂
- C vitamins
- Omega 3 fatty acids
#Hobbies or something to fill your time
Now you have stopped drinking, one thing that you may have not considered is all of that TIME you have now just gained! All of that time usually drinking, or those days wasted away hung over – this is all now time on your hands. How great is that!
But what to do with it all?
#Support Network – find your tribe!
When on your clean and sober detox journey, often you might find that there are not many around you that are living the same lifestyle. Support is key whenever making a lifestyle change, and a detox journey is no diffferent.
The Beauty of the internet is all around us now.