How to rethink the language of addiction

Do

Don’t

Do

Do change the language and your self-talk

Do learn to be self-compassionate

Do think in terms of your behavior as a learned way to cope

Do find individuals who model overall positive well-being in their lives

Do identify your triggers and interrupt behavior

Don’t

Do not label yourself or let anyone else label you

Do not think in terms of all-or-nothing

Do not feel stigmatized or shamed

Do not believe you are powerless

Do not believe there is something outside your own thinking controlling or possessing you

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