Planning Your Recovery
First, second, third … what next?
Recovery from addiction is a lifelong challenge. But planning a life from active addiction to successful sobriety does not happen on its own. You’ll need many tools:
- Knowledge of Self
- Knowledge of the Condition
In fact, successful recovery requires a good plan for the future. An addiction plan for recovery should include:
- Emotional support (90 meetings in 90 days)
- Supportive, safe, and sober housing
- Psychological treatment for underlying trauma or unresolved resentment
- Participating in sober fun!
- Trigger mitigation
We are aware of the struggles and difficulties you are facing. So, we’ve created a series of posters made just for people in recovery. Each one of these posters is a graphical combination of different quotations that you can use as support on your way to sobriety.
The purpose of this compilation? To give you direction and inspire you on your journey.
We present several ideas on how to use these posters in planning your addiction recovery. Feel free to share the posters with anyone!
How to Use these Addiction Recovery Quotes
IDEA NO. 1: Recovery quotes for focus during meditation
Our minds work better when they have a target. These motivational sayings can be used to focus your energy and power towards strengthening your spirit and will. How does it work? Choose a quote that speaks to you. Find a quiet place to sit. As you close your eyes, you concentrate on your breathing. You feel the in breath and feel the out breath.
After about 5 full breaths, you can take on a quotation as a mantra. For ideas that you want to internalize, repeat the sentence on an in breath. For ideas that you want to see manifested, repeat the sentence of your choice on an out breath.
When used in combination with meditation, these quotes can help you calm your mind, change the nature of your brainwaves and lessen any feelings of anxiety and worry. But when you concentrate your focus on one thought at a time, you bring a concept deeper into your being.
IDEA NO.2: Use the recovery quotes and print them as wall posters.
These posters are a compilation of short, striking, and memorable phrases. You can print them, and hang them on the wall in your bedroom, living room or kitchen. Besides serving as a great decoration, these quotes will help you stay motivated during the day.
IDEA NO. 3: Print the posters with recovery planning quotes as a gift.
Seneca said that a gift consists not of what is done or given, but the meaning rests in the intention of the giver or doer.
If you have a friend or a loved one who’s recovering from addiction, a framed poster can be a perfect gift to support her/his sobriety. Anytime your loved one is taken over by a crises, these quotes can serve as reminders of the purpose of sobriety. This gift may help your loved one to maintain a positive attitude on what will be a lifetime process.
Find More Addiction Recovery Posters & Quotes
- National Institute On Drug Abuse (NIH)
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
- Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP)
Recovery Quotes About Addiction Recovery Planning
“Plan your work and work your plan”.
“Repetition is the mother of skill”.
“Every accomplishment begins with a decision to try”.
~Edward T. Kelly~
“People are not lazy. They simply have important goals that do not inspire them”.
“You will never find time for anything. You must make it”.
“Do something to move yourself toward your major goal every day”.
“Winners make it happen. Losers let it happen”.
“Goals determine what you are going to be”.
“Failing to plan is planning to fail”.