Recovered 387 - First Time in Recovery
Release Date: 11/09/2012
Serenity is like a gyroscope that lets us keep our balance no matter what turbulence swirls around us. And that is a state of mind worth aiming for.info_outline Smartphone Therapy - Recovered 1179
When we stopped drinking, we were told repeatedly to get A.A. people’s telephone numbers, and instead of drinking, to phone or text these people.info_outline Changing Routines - Recovered 1177
Some of us insist that it was never the availability of the beverage that led us to drink, any more than the immediate unavailability kept us from that drink we really wanted. We live in a drinking society and we cannot avoid the presence of alcoholic beverages forever.info_outline Staying Active - Recovered 1176
We have found many kinds of activity useful and profitable, some more than others. Here are two kinds, in the order of their effectiveness as we experienced it.info_outline Living a Balanced Life - Recovered 1168
There are many positive things that you can focus on now that you’re recovering from Substance Addiction. You just need to learn how to find balance so you can fully partake in everything your life has to offer.info_outline Popsicle Sticks - Recovered 1166
Each stick has a recovery topic written on it. We will take turns, randomly picking a stick and then sharing on that topic that was chosen.info_outline Service Work - Recovered 1165
Studies have shown that addicts who help others can significantly improve their chances of staying sober and avoiding relapse.info_outline Self Awareness - Recovered 1163
Despite these challenges, we can all improve our self-awareness and reap the benefits in addiction recovery and in life.info_outline Perseverance - Recovered 1161
The first key to persistence is to create for yourself a compelling vision for your recovery. Too often, people focus on what they don’t want to happen.info_outline Discipline - Recovered 1159
Self-discipline is the willingness to put some limitations on behavior in order to gain something or make life better.info_outline
Our Recovery Topic is Doing This for the First Time in Recovery
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On today’s show, our Recovery Topic is....
Doing things for the first time in recovery
The first New Year’s Eve Party
The First Christmas
The first Wedding
The first funeral
What was it like
What were the triggers
We will talk about it.
Then we will discuss This Week in Recovery
This Week in Recovery - This segment we talk about news from the home group as well as news from the family room.
The, we turn our hearts and minds on over to
Alcohol and the Media -In this segment we share clips about what the media says about alcohol, alcoholics, and alcoholics anonymous
Have you had a chance to preview clips, N.?
Clips we will cover today include:
Video Clips include:
Best Movie on Addiction?
Dr. Drew Rehab Trailer
baby Boomers More Likely to Suffer Alcohol Harm Than Young