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Self Care - Recovered 1070

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Release Date: 02/25/2020

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Once you get sober, it can be incredibly easy to get caught up in the chaos of daily life, and forget that taking care of yourself is not an option, but a priority. Taking care of yourself sounds like an easy and simple task, but the reality is that most people struggle to find healthy ways to take care of themselves, whether they’re in recovery or not.

Tonight, we talk about Self Care

Our generous Recovered Podcast Community allows us to be self supporting and not rely on outside contributions.  If you would like to join us, there are three ways.

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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

This google group will be notified with all the Recovered Podcast Plans for the convention and will have all the information about how to find our tailgate party.  Right now, our google group has been provided with maps and general information about Detroit. Email me at mark@recoveredcast.com if you want these kinds of updates.

Addiction and substance abuse disorders are quick to take over your life and everything that’s important to you. When you’re in active addiction, drugs and alcohol become your main priority, and the importance of things like physical and mental health, work, school, and family gets drowned out by your need to not be sober.

 

Once you get sober, it can be incredibly easy to get caught up in the chaos of daily life, and forget that taking care of yourself is not an option, but a priority. Taking care of yourself sounds like an easy and simple task, but the reality is that most people struggle to find healthy ways to take care of themselves, whether they’re in recovery or not. 

 

Tonight, we talk about Self Care

 

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Ok folks, I wanted to yet all of you know about the financial status of the Recovered Podcast.  

  • There are monthly fees we incur in order to produce this show
  • Hosting costs
  • We use the google suite for show notes and cloud storage
  • Mixlr for the chat room
  • Speakpipe for the call in service
  • Equipment costs like computers, mics, cords, etc.
  • Software like auphonic
  • Event and travel costs.  2020 International Convention
  • Every year I file taxes for the Recovered Podcast
  • For the past several years, we have filed losses on the order of several thousand dollars
  • Happy to do this because it is what I believe my higher power is calling Anna and I to do
  • There are 3 ways you can help us with the costs to produce this show
  1. Become a Premium Subscriber
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  3. Be an episode Partner

 

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This episode is sponsored by Kelly, Chris, Linda

They used the donation button found on our website at recoveredcast.com

 

So, Kelly, Chris, Linda

this episode

(INTRO MUSIC) 

Is for YOU. 

 

Imported from Detroit, we are Recovered

 

Welcome to Recovered, and welcome to Episode No. ???;. We call it Recovered because this is a show about men and women who have recovered .  Recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body.

 

My name is Mark and I’ll be your host

and along with me is ...

 

How are you guys tonight?

 

So, pull up a couch and join us on this journey called life.

 

Now remember,  we at the Recovered Podcast We don’t speak for any 12 step community, We only try to share our experience strength and hope in this life of recovery.  So, we are not a secret society, but we do try to remain anonymous…..

 

But people,

we are not here to talk about the podcast, but we are here to....

DO THE PODCAST

Let’s do this podcast.  

 

Tonight, the topic is 

Communication

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First Up - 2020 International Convention News

 

Who’s going to the 2020 International Convention?

 

We have a confirmed location where the Recovered Podcast will have  tent. We plan to have food there for our listeners and an opportunity for our Recovered Podcast community to gather and support each other.  We invite you and we want to meet you and celebrate this thing we have, this gift of recovery. We will be located in the parking lot of St. John’s Episcopal Church.  Just google St John’s Episcopal Church Detroit and you will find our location.

 

The convention takes place at the TFC Convention center.  This is formally known as Cobo Hall, so that’s not confusing.  The evening Keynotes meetings will take place in Ford Field, where the Detroit Lions play.  Our tent location is between the TFC Center and Ford Field. For a map that includes walking directions from TCF Center to our tent and then walking directions to Ford field, just go to:

 

recoveredcast.com/map

Again, for a walking map of the 2020 convention area and our Recovered Podcast Tent location, just go to:

recoveredcast.com/map

 

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

 

This google group will be notified with all the Recovered Podcast Plans for the convention and will have all the information about how to find our tailgate party.  Right now, our google group has been provided with maps and general information about Detroit. Email me at mark@recoveredcast.com if you want these kinds of updates.

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Now, back to the show…

 

Listener Jenny has one year today

Congratulations Jenny and we are looking forward to meeting you at the 2020 convention here in DETROIT!

 

Tonight, the topic is 

Self Care

 

The idea of self-care doesn’t have to be overwhelming or scary, though it definitely can be at first. In today’s culture, self-care is often thought to be taking a long bath or treating yourself to a new clothing item, but it’s so much more than that. Self-care is different for everyone, and can look like a variety of different things. For some, self-care will be doing the dishes after coming out of a depressive episode, for others, it will be buying a ticket to see a movie after a stressful week. Self-care looks different for everyone, and that’s okay.

 

Let’s start at the beginning

What first came to mind when you heard that 

Self Care was going to be the topic?

 

How did you do self care before program?

After program?

Now?

 

Why is self care important to you?

What steps do you work which are self care to you?

 

Everyone is different and there are different way to do self care.  

I have listed are nine basic steps for creating a successful and 

balanced self-care plan in recovery.

Let’s talk about them.  

 

Under the category of Physical Self-Care

Exercise

Get sleep

Eat Healthy

 

Now, let’s talk about Spiritual and Emotional Self-Care

Love Yourself

Relax

Find Balance

 

Finally, Social Self-Care

Find Support

Talk to Someone

 

We have calls

Final Thoughts?

 

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

mark@recoveredcast.com

And I will send you an invite to our Recoveredcast Google group.  This group receives the show notes for the upcoming show. You will also receive an invite to participate in the weekly survey.  You will also receive a link to call into the show so you can share you experience with the recovery topic. This group helps us prepare for each week’s topic.

 

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 do self care?

 

Did you take the survey?

 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/analyze/fy5ksO5JoqoMCDIYhhql5tD_2FHFFA_2BDLwQ_2Bsc3tohk2yqG1WNzGDq_2BqDtjQzoZLck?ut_source=my_surveys_list

 

What would be your answer?

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Recovered Podcast Sustaining Partners

 

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Our sustaining recovered podcast partners are a big part 

in our self supporting movement.

 

This week Jennifer, Rebekah, George, Karen

 

became a Sustaining Partners

Thank you Jennifer, Rebekah, George, Karen

 

We have three ways in which you can partner 

with us in this 12-step mission to spread the good news 

all around the world and 

keep us online.  

 

You can become a sustaining partner 

by giving on a monthly basis for one year.  

As an expression of our gratitude for your donation, 

we will send you Recovered podcast merch.

Merch Like Recovered Podcast Tee Shirts, mugs. 

 

Just go to website at recoveredcast.com

And tap on the Sustaining Partners button

for more information

 

Thank you again

Jennifer, Rebekah, George, Karen

 

If you have experience with 

Communication

 

you can call right now

 

PLAY THE JINGLE - file in google drive

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Now, Let’s take calls 

 

Mrkv

Alex from Austin



https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=rm&ogbl#inbox/FMfcgxwGDNJlSQpjWpZJpjKJHMBxMCpj





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What would you say to the new guy aboutSelf Care?

 

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.