Why can’t I get hold of my weakness??
Why can’t I be in control over my life???
Why can’t I put a stop to this habit which has completely taken a toll over my life.
Things I never want to do or have vowed to put a stop to, I still find my self deliberately or in deliberately doing them.
These and many more are some questions and worries a lot of individual are battling so hard to answer.
Addiction is not just a habit, but a constant habit capable of enslaving an individual. It has sank deep into a lot if people’s system, making them vulnerable to all sort of unwanted habit and thus overpowering their emotions and self will.
However, just like every other weakness, Addiction could also be controlled and gotten rid of. if tackled with the right measures. And one of such measures isyou can’t possibly solve a problem without first accepting the fact that there is a problem. You first have to admit that you are addicted to a habit. It shows your willingness and readiness to put a stop to to it.
Discovering the root course :
as you have admitted your weakness, another step that will enable you put a stop to it is to look out for and pay keen attention to what constantly leads to it. It could be the place you normally visit, people you often visit, friends, books or movirles you watch and s lots more.
As you’ve discovered the root cause of your addiction. The next step is looking out for ways and factors that will enable you to stop it. And thus is where discipline plays a major role. Discipline is very important in all aspects of out of life. A lot of addictions sometimes could be associated with lack of discipline.
Discipline entails restricting or denying your self with some desires which might be pleasant to you but does not have any positive impact on your life. For instance,
If you are addicted to sex, you have to discipline your self enough by putting a restraint to movies you watch, books you read.
If you are addicted to Alcohol, you have to put a restraint to friends you keep, and places you visit.
Do not give up. It is quite possible.