Whether trying to maintain sobriety or escape the dangers of domestic violence, surrounding yourself with positive influences is essential for lasting success in life. Ultimately, a lot of this has to do with the people you surround yourself with.
This doesn’t mean that you can only spend time with “perfect” people. Rather, it means that you should surround yourself with happy individuals who motivate you to become better. They are actively cheering you on in your efforts to maintain sobriety. They’re lending emotional support as you cry about your struggles with domestic violence.
Positive people aren’t necessarily happy all the time—but they are always trying to have a positive influence on your life. It doesn’t matter whether these individuals are family members or coworkers. They truly have your best interests at heart and want you to accomplish your goals.
When you surround yourself with positive influences, it becomes that much easier to stay focused on your end goals. You’ll feel better about yourself. You’ll feel energized and motivated when you spend time with these people. You won’t be as stressed out.
The more you do to surround yourself with positivity, the easier it will be to let go of the past and move forward to a brighter future.