Ignoring the Lie that You Aren’t Good Enough

Ignoring the Lie that You Aren’t Good Enough

Addiction is often accompanied by feelings of worthlessness. Struggles with substances can produce a state of mind that makes a person feel he is not worth saving — that there must be something about him that deserves to be miserable. These negative thoughts can be some of the strongest, most counterproductive challenges for a person struggling with addiction. Changing yours or a loved one’s focus from self-loathing and doubt to strength and empowerment takes getting in to the right rehab program. By eliminating negative self-talk, you or your loved one are that much closer to learning to live a life free from the control of drugs.

The Power of Negative Voices

Negative voices can be some of the most powerful voices in a person’s mind. But changing those negative messages to positive ones can help break the cycle of drug abuse. Your rehab team of doctors, therapists and counselors will help you turn the negative voices in your head that consistently tell you that you are unworthy of happiness into positive forces of change in your life. Some negative self-talk may have been a part of your life for as long as you can remember, so changing this thought pattern can be challenging. No one deserves a life of addiction, no matter what you may think at this point in your journey. Putting a stop to the discouraging self-talk will be a big part of your treatment program, as you learn to love yourself and give yourself permission to be happy and drug free.

The Power of Positive Self-Talk

Positive self-talk can have both physical and spiritual implications when it comes to drug treatment. Stress, anxiety and depression all play a role in your overall sense of health and well-being. Eliminating negative voices that cause stress can boost your immune system and strengthen your ability to deal with your addiction in healthy ways. Keeping your mind engaged in positive thought and encouraging self-talk can help you reinvent yourself from the inside out and increase the likelihood of recovery success.

Finding Help for Drug Addiction

Stopping the negative self-talk that lead to your substance abuse is crucial for recovery success. Changing negative voices to positive ones reinforces the coping skills learned in rehab. If you or a loved one struggles with substance abuse, we are here to help you 24 hours a day. Call our toll-free helpline and speak to an admissions coordinator about available treatment options.