To prevent relapse, you need to make sure the largest part of your day is organized, prescheduled, and positive. That means you need to find work that is meaningful and rewarding to you. Your work will need to keep you away from drugs and alcohol, so tending bar or being a wine taster is not an option. Creating a great work life starts with asking yourself questions and creating a picture in your mind of your dream job.
You started this work in Chapter 9 when we looked at “choose your character; choose your life” and the qualities of the person in your dream job. Now give yourself the freedom to answer the following questions as if anything was possible and you had your whole life ahead of you. Take enough time to think through and answer the following questions.