Give Meaning To Your Recovery
What motivates you to stay in recovery?
Finding meaning and purpose in sobriety is vital to staying committed to your path. Sometimes, it gets hard to remain motivated; pain and struggle face us even when we’re doing well. We know this because we’ve been through it.
But, if a life free from drugs and alcohol does not appear to have much value… it will be unlikely that you will put effort into remaining sober for long. So, in some ways, keeping sobriety can be harder than reaching it.
We’ve created this series of addiction quote posters with the hope that they’ll help you discover the most valuable thing out of your recovery journey and use it to achieve the best results.
Feeling uncertain? The following suggestions can help you find or renew your purpose:
- Attend counseling sessions. These meetings exist to help you develop a better understanding of yourself and discover new ways of living. It is very beneficial for redefining your meaning of life once you no longer live driven by the old habits.
- Become a member of a community. Religious or spiritual in nature, groups that are associated with the concept of higher power has been prove as a powerful tool for helping you find meaning in recovery and in life.
- Find new interests, or rekindle old ones. Filling the extra hours of your free time with enjoyable activities can give your life and recovery a new meaning and purpose.
- Join a recovery support group. This will allow you to spend time with people who share similar goals and have the same values as you do.
- Volunteer. Helping others is a wonderful way to give meaning to your recovery.
Ways You Can Use This Poster
Submitting to the pressures of addictive thinking guarantees failure. As an antidote, these quotes can inspire you to keep walking and never give up, even when all the odds are against you and you don’t feel like continuing forward in your addiction recovery.
Here are some practical ways you can use these quotations in every day life. Print them out and use them for:
#1: Addiction recovery quotes for positive self-talk.
Every person has a set of messages that play over and over in our head. The internal dialogue that plays as a tape inside our head frames the reactions we have towards life and its circumstances. One of the ways to initiate optimism, hope, and happiness is to intentionally fill our thoughts with positive self-talk. You can use the quotes on this poster as positive messages that you will repeat on a daily basis
#2: Addiction recovery quotes as an addition to your daily prayer.
The practice of praying is a meditative exercise which includes focusing your attention and energy on a positive goal. You can pick one or several quotations from the poster and use them during a meditation for guidance on reaching your recovery goals.
#3: Addiction recovery quotes as a motivation during workouts.
The wisdom of these saying can be applied in sport activates. Placing the posters in a gym can keep you constantly motivated about your choice to be and remain healthy. Nothing in life is easy. Everything requires some form of work and effort. Gentle reminders can be inspiring!
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Addiction Recovery Quotes For Life Purpose
“Success is never final and failure never fatal. It’s courage that counts”.
~George F. Tiltonood
“The value of action is that we make mistakes; mistakes show us what we need to learn.”
“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.”
~Charles F. Kettering
“Failure is success if we learn from it”.
~Malcolm S. Forbes
“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams”.
“The greatest potential of control tends to exist at the point where action takes place”.
~Louis A. Allen
“Success is not permanent and failure is not fatal”.
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall”.
“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough”.
“Motivation brings excitement, happiness, positive expectations and energy”.