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Release Date: 02/19/2020

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Keeping your mind occupied can keep you from thinking about your problem behaviors. Whether you choose to focus on working toward goals full time or spend time doing an activity that helps you relax, you must find balance.

Tonight, we talk about Staying Busy in Recovery

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So, listeners, join us at The 2020 International Convention of AA in Detroit. If you are coming into town for the convention, the Recovered Podcast wants to meet you! If you would like to get all the information regarding the Recovered Podcast at the 2020 International Convention, just email me and we will get you on our google group. Just email me at mark@recoveredcast.com To get on our 2020 International Convention Google group

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The goal is to keep your mind on healthy things so your life can begin to change for the better. Addiction tends to keep our mind focused on a single thing, the actual addiction. If you can learn to refocus your mind and keep it busy in other areas than it will be easier to ignore the addiction.

What are your first thoughts on this topic?
What do you want to say to the new person about Staying Busing in recovery?

What did you enjoy doing as a kid?
Sports
Band
Scouts
Art
Music
Reading
Collecting
Pets
How did drugs and alcohol affect these activities?

When you were new, was free time a challenge?
Was free time dangerous to your program?
How did you fill your free time?
Was recovery a “hobby”?
Was recovery a ``new addiction”?

How about today, how do you stay busy?
Meetings
Exercise
Social Media
Reading
Journaling
Family
Work
Music
Crafts
Automobiles
Baking/cooking
Pets
Church/Higher Power
Gardening
How does that help your program?

Are you too busy?

How do steps keep you busy?
How does your sponsor keep you busy?
How do your sponsees keep you busy?
How does your higher power keep you busy?
How does service work keep you busy?
How do 12-step calls keep you busy?

We have calls
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We asked our listeners about this topic.

Now, listeners, If you would like to participate in these weekly surveys, just email me for an invite request. Email me at
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Again, just email for your a google group invite. Just email me at
mark@recoveredcast.com
To get involved in each week’s show prep.

We asked our listeners,
How do you stay busy in recovery?

Did you take the survey?

https://www.surveymonkey.com/analyze/8K5P7yyygTQpwUhHy8Ecg_2FPrFocjDJVnLC2ezPf5_2B8IcE9xTd4YUvfGbHS8NzWWp?ut_source=my_surveys_list

What would be your answer?
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What would you say to the new guy aboutStaying Busy in Recovery?

So Remember; abandon yourself to God and admit your faults. Clear away the wreckage of your past and give freely. God bless and see you next time.