You need to come to see your addiction as an opportunity, not just a problem. Peter Drucker was right when he said, “Effective people are not problem-minded; they are opportunity-minded.”
There are several traits that are consistent among men and women who learn to overcome. Writing for Workplace Strategies, Stewart, Cooper, and Conn identified four of these traits which describe overcomers.
- They bring big ideas to the table.
- They see opportunities, not problems.
- They think outside the box.
- They’d rather prevent than intervene.
God promised, “Call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me” (Psalm 50:15).
Recovery Step: Start thinking like a victor and not a victim.