Self-judgment is one of the most detrimental aspects of the addiction cycle. Playing negative thoughts in one’s mind enough times can cause those negative thoughts to become the backdrop against which all aspects of an addict’s life play out. It is as if there is a soundtrack of the person’s life playing, and the mood set by that music dictates how life’s events will unfold for the person.
Such negative thoughts will undoubtedly touch every aspect of an addict’s life, impacting relationships, work, the ability to focus, and even one’s overall outlook. On the bright side of things, though, the same thing can be said of positive thoughts. Positive thinking leads to positive actions, which lead to positive relationships, which lead to a more beautiful and fulfilling life.
And so, it is very important to possess the ability to think positively. You must be able to find a small glimmer of hope in even the darkest of moments. For some, this will take a lot of practice. But having a desire to change your behavior is an indicator that some part of your being wants you to manifest something different from what you are currently manifesting.
Whether your path leads you to learn to manage addiction, or to come out on the other side of addiction, you must be prepared to work for the progress that you want to achieve. And your journey is only as productive as your mind is healthy.
Remember that self-judgment does not aid you on your journey in any form or fashion. If you are to be successful, you must find it within yourself to acknowledge and accept where you are on your journey. You must be able to look within yourself and find your personal truth. and realize that truth does not judge.
Truth is simply that which is; it stands the test of time and does not waiver under any circumstances.
And the manner in which addictions are formed is not based on truth.
Addictions are created in secrecy; in the recesses of one’s mind. And negative thoughts only serve to fuel the toxicity that is created in such an environment. So, instead of feeding a negative environment, it is imperative that the individual struggling with addiction learn to abide in a positive space, as much as possible.
Learning to think positively is one of the first steps that one takes out of the vice grip of addiction. Change your thinking and you will change your course in life.