Addiction Quotes: Visualization in Addiction Recovery [POSTER]
Visualize a New Way Of Living
In recovery from addiction?
You might find the sayings in these posters helpful to motivate and inspire you to keep going.
Sometimes, all it takes is a few words to remind you that you’re not alone and that long-term sobriety is achievable. That’s why we’ve compiled the best quotes about addiction and recovery from authors, historical figures, and philosophers – to provide you with new perspectives and hope as you face the difficult challenges ahead.
Read further to discover more ideas on how you can use these posters to visualize your success in addiction recovery. Or, simply DOWNLOAD FOR FREE. We invite you to share the posters with anyone!
How Is Visualization Actually Done?
Imagine this …
Visualization techniques have been used for ages. In fact, visualization is practice used by successful people in order to achieve specific, desired outcomes. The mantra of this technique revolves around one word: BELIEVE.
The practice mainly requires that you create a picture of your desire(s) in your head. Your ideal vision become the focus of concentration. Achievement occurs one step at a time; sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. It requires both focus and confidence. But what does it look like, practically?
Visualization is simple. You sit in a comfortable position, close your eyes and imagine the thing you wish to accomplish. You make a picture in your head with vivid details, like a vision that you see in dreams. The point of this technique is to visualize the wanted outcome, the result. In this particular case, you can visualize a sober fulfilled and happy life. In fact, the repeated practice of visualizing your life without drugs or alcohol can rapidly accelerate the achievement of your ambitions.
Addiction Recovery Quotes Can Be Used In Many Ways
Visualization is a spiritual practice. But the practice can also be carried off the meditation bench. How can you start to use these quotes in real life? Here are some suggested starting points.
1. Recovery quotes can be an inspiration to your daily journaling.
The addiction recovery quotes in these posters can serve as an inspiration to your daily journaling practice. Reading them will direct you to the basics of your recovery. And science back this up.
Scientists discovered that our thoughts greatly influence the decisions we make. Techniques such as positive thinking in cognitive behavior studies have been proven to be very effective at driving your attention towards change. So, focus on the positive and you get more positive!
2. Apply addiction recovery quotes as home decoration.
The environment in which we live in can define our character and our habits. In addition to removing everything that you associated with addiction from your living space, it is also important to decorate it with something that inspires your recovery. Why not use these free posters to bless your living environment with quotes for motivation? Each time you look at them, you’ll be reminded of the purpose of your addiction recovery, and that is living SOBER.
3. Recovery quotes as a life philosophy.
Having a life philosophy oriented towards optimism and affirmation is the greatest weapon against relapse. Incorporating these beliefs in your everyday thinking patterns will help you. So, use the posters to start to develop NEW BELIEFS ABOUT YOURSELF! Read them every morning.
Your success in maintaining sobriety can not only save your life but it can also inspire others to believe that change is possible. Not only can you become a positive example for others…you can feel fulfilled every day. The quotes in these posters can help you accomplish this.
Other Sources For Addiction Quotes
- National Institute On Drug Abuse (NIH)
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
- Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP)
Addiction Recovery Quotes For Visualization
“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build”.
“People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going”.
“Having a vision for your life allows you to live out of hope, rather than out of your fears”.
“Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal”.
“The starting point of all achievement is desire. Weak desires bring weak results”.
“When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take – choose the bolder”.
“Nothing happens unless first we dream”.
“Celebrate any progress. Don’t wait to get perfect”.
~Ann McGee Cooper~
“Vision is the art of seeing the invisible”.
“The more you can dream the more you can do”.
“When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve”.