When something humiliating happens, it’s a lot easier to deal with if you can just get on board and laugh at yourself. For example:

The next step in the cycle is always relapse, and it always brings comfort and ends all pain. How do you quit something that seems to make everything better?

We need to treat ourselves with the respect, admiration and pride we would with any other best friend: if someone was putting them down, we’d stand up for them. If someone was hurting them, we’d pretty much kick their ass. If good things were coming their way, we’d jump up and down with excitement, proud of what they’ve accomplished.