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Step 9 - Recovered 520

Recovered Podcast

Release Date: 08/19/2014

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Recovered Podcast

Self-discipline is the willingness to put some limitations on behavior in order to gain something or make life better.

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Recovered Podcast

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.

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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.

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Sobriety helps us reconnect with our true selves and become reacquainted with our inner light, our life’s mission, and our purpose.

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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.

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In order to keep going and develop sobriety the individual needs to have faith that things are going to keep improving.

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Hope is the elevating feeling we experience when we see a path to a better future

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Made direct amends to such people

whenever possible, except when to do so would injure

them or others

Tell us your initial reaction when you first read this step?

What was your experience in preparation?

What amends do you think that you already made before you got to this step? 

After you have had your first encounter with making amends,

what happened? 

How did you feel about it? 

How did the other person respond? 

What have you learned from this? 

What would you do differently next time?

After you had done your first several encounters for making

amends (for example, after 5 times of making amends),what were your overall impressions?

Is there anything common with your first? 

Did  anything surprise you? 

Did anything disappoint you? 

How did you feel about the process and how has it affected you?

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What amends do you have the most difficulty making? 

What do you need to do to be able to make these amends?

How has making amends affected your relationship with others?

How are you dealing with the feedback from others after making


How are you feeling? 

How are you dealing with the desire to defend yourself?

Write down any other amends that you found that you needed to

make after starting the process of making amends.

How can you celebrate or honor the completion of your making

amends (step 9)?

Have you had any dreams about making amends? If so, describe

them in detail.

Describe any celebrations or activities that you have done to honor

the completion of your making amends.