October 5, 2006
Accept Responsibility for your Alcohol Addiction
You need to understand that you are responsible for your alcohol addiction. The choices you make are where you have chosen to go. You are the one who chooses to be in an environment where alcoholic substances are used and abused. If you know that you have an addictive personality you need to take personal responsibility for changing your environment. When it comes to alcohol addiction, you are ultimately responsible for yourself.
Setting your goals and clearly defining them is important, since goal setting gets rid of any limitations that you may think you have and forces you to take action. Taking action and working towards your recovery involves many aspects, not least of which is changing your behavior. Your goals can be either professionally or personally inspired, or a combination of both.
The important thing is taking action to reach all of those goals and making the necessary changes along the way to make sure that you stay on track. You may have to enforce personal boundaries for yourself when you start taking action and work towards your recovery and goals. These boundaries are set in place by you to encourage and inspire you to focus and do what’s necessary to reach your goals.
Make sure that you’re clear about what you want. This is why it’s important to make lists for yourself and clearly define your goals and your personal mission. When you have a clear understanding of what you want from your personal and professional life you’ll be able to take positive action and think affirmative thoughts.
It’s important to anchor yourself to success. When you believe that success is yours you’ll soon reach those goals, and stop drinking alcohol. You are what you think, and if you think and act successful you’ll be successful. The concept is simple, and has been used for many years, but it remains as strong and powerful as ever. You’re only as successful as you think you are.