By Stanton Peele
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They also influence whether you continue to indulge in an activity or substance and how much you will allow your indulgence to affect your life before you limit or quit your involvement. Finally, at a deeper level, values determine how intensely and how irreversibly you become addicted. They also play a major role in whether or not you choose to quit after you become addicted. Constructive Involvements Some values directly contradict addictions. If you have these values, they help you to fight addiction.
Exercises geared toward identifying and utilizing your values are provided at the end of the chapter. What Are Values? Do They Really Matter? Your values are your beliefs that some things are right and good and others wrong and bad, that some things are more important than others, and that one way of doing things is better than another. Values are usually deeply held—they come from your earliest learning and background. Values reflect what your parents taught you, what you learned in school and religious institutions, and what the social and cultural groups you belong to hold to be true and right.
Likewise, when you observe some rock star, actress, or athlete enter a drug or alcohol treatment center, you are discouraged from thinking that you could never let yourself go wrong like that. It is always worth maintaining your empathy and humility. At the same time, it is also valuable to appreciate that you wouldn’t put yourself in a position like that, not when you have kids, satisfying work, and basic self-respect. As a society, and as individuals, we need to grasp that there is no more important facilitator or antidote to addiction than our values.
7 Tools to Beat Addiction by Stanton Peele