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22 Habits of Successful People in Recovery

February 22, 2016 - , , , , - 0 Comments

People who have successfully recovered from addiction have certain habits that they developed over time. Those habits help them to maintain their recovery status. The following are 22 of those habits:

  1. Being Thankful

A recovering addict is always thankful for the strength to conquer the addiction.

  1. Being Graceful

A recovering addict always walks with grace.

  1. Reading

Recovering addicts enjoy reading and learning.

  1. Writing

Recovering addicts write in the form of journals and quotes.

  1. Sticking to Schedules

Rehabs teach recovering addicts to stick to strict schedules and rules that will help them to stay successful.

  1. Thinking Positively

Recovering addicts have a positive mindset.

  1. Encouraging Others

Recovering addicts use their stories to encourage others.

  1. Helping Others

Recovering addicts help others by providing them a helping hand or compassionate ear.

  1. Acting Out of Compassion

Recovering addicts have a natural sense of compassion because they have gone through so many traumatic experiences themselves.

  1. Empathizing

Recovering addicts know how other people struggle with addiction, and they understand the difficulty of such a plight.

  1. Socializing

Recovering addicts are willing to socialize and fraternize because they are used to doing such in a rehabilitation facility.

  1. Supporting Others

Recovering addicts like to support other people because they appreciate the support that other people gave them during their bout with addiction.

  1. Teaching Others

Recovering addicts can teach others how to implement certain defense strategies.

  1. Learning

Recovering addicts are always willing to learn new techniques for staying clean.

  1. Exercising

Exercising is something that recovering addicts do because it keeps them healthy and provides something positive to do that replace the act of taking drugs or drinking alcohol.

  1. Eating Right

Healthy eating is a habit that usually forms in rehab and never ends.

  1. Saving Money

Recovering addicts learn money-saving skills in rehab, and they usually do not stop.

  1. Creating Art

Some of the most beautiful art comes from recovering addicts.

  1. Sharing Stories

A recovering addict will share his or her story so that other people can help.

  1. Giving Tips

The recovering addict shares tips that can be helpful to someone else’s recovery.

  1. Walking Proud

Recovering addicts walk proud because of their achievement.

  1. Enjoying Life

Recovering addicts enjoy life without addiction weighting them down.


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Our specialists help people to find rehab centers that can instill the previously mentioned habits into a person. If you or someone you know has a drug habit, you can call our specialists and ask them to help you find a facility that can develop you into a 22-point success story.

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