9th Step - Recovered 441
Release Date: 09/10/2013
Ultimately, when we are humble we are willing to seek and receive help, support, guidance and direction with our lives. The result is that we are not alone anymore.info_outline Willingness - Recovered 1155
Your life belongs to you, right? Sure it does, but look at where your actions got you. Your life became unmanageable because of your addiction. You need to be willing for a lot of things, especially accepting help.info_outline Integrity - Recovered 1152
Sobriety helps us reconnect with our true selves and become reacquainted with our inner light, our life’s mission, and our purpose.info_outline Courage - Recovered 1150
Any challenges life throws your way, you now know how it feels to look fear in the face and remember how capable you are of walking through it.info_outline Faith - Recovered 1148
In order to keep going and develop sobriety the individual needs to have faith that things are going to keep improving.info_outline Hope - Recovered 1146
Hope is the elevating feeling we experience when we see a path to a better futureinfo_outline Honesty - Recovered 1144
It is normal to struggle with owning up to dishonesty, but the key is to acknowledge when it occurs as soon as possible. If not, you could struggle with feelings of guilt and put your sobriety in jeopardy.info_outline Popsicle Sticks - Recovered 1142
Here in our virtual studio, we have a can full of popsicle sticks. 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 Reaching Out - Recovered 1140
If you have a problem with alcohol or drugs, reaching out for help can be hard. You’ve probably tried several times to handle this by yourself, but the problem is just too big to tackle without help.info_outline Stateline 2009 Part 3 - Recovered 1141
Stateline Retreat in Primm, NV - December 11th 2009info_outline
What were your first thoughts of making amends?
What did you think was involved?
What was actually involved, what was your experience?
Tell us about an amend gone well
Why did it go well? What are lessons learned?
Tell us about an amend gone badly
Why did it go badly? What are lessons learned?
What are some of your suggestions?
Your thoughts about…
1. Feel the feeling first,
think about what it will be like saying the words of amends and how it will feel
2. Understand what it takes to make an amends
Must be over anger, resentments, jealousy before facing the person
3. Write down reasons why your making amends
4. Prepare what you are going to say
5. Resolve solutions
Prepare how you will propose to make the situation right.
6. Keep it simple
7. Move on regardless