Finding the Motivation to Quit Drinking

motivation to quit drinking alcoholThere are dozens and dozens of great reasons to quit drinking alcohol, from your physical health to your financial outlook, from your relationships and love life, to your mental and spiritual well-being.

In another article I talked about How to Quit Drinking Alcohol, so if you haven’t done so already, start thinking of the reasons YOU should quit drinking.

The MORE reasons you come up with the EASIER it will be to get over your alcohol addiction. Furthermore, of all the reasons you come up with, there will be likely be ONE reason that will mean more to you than any other.

It’s been said many times that “knowledge is power”, and the more you study alcoholism the more knowledgeable you will become about how exactly it is harming you. Use this knowledge to find out what will motivate you to change your own behavior.

By thinking of all the reasons you should quit or cut back on your drinking, you will discover the one reason that is more powerful than all the others.

What is Your Motivation to Quit Drinking Alcohol?

So, what will motivate YOU? To find out WHY you need to quit or cut back on your alcohol consumption, take an honest look at your life and figure out which areas are suffering because of your addiction. Is it your health? Has your doctor told you that you had better quit drinking or you may have serious health issues? Or, have you already been in the hospital because of your drinking?

Is it financial? Maybe you’re fed up with wasting so much money? Maybe you’re in debt up to your eyeballs, and yet you’re pissing money down the drain? Maybe YOUR reason has to do with your family? Perhaps you are on the verge of a divorce, and it’s all because of your drinking? Maybe you think your kids feel embarrassed to see you, because you always seem drunk, and have lost their respect? Try to pick the ONE AREA or PROBLEM in your life that is the biggest headache of all (no pun intended) and do something about it. (article continues below)