Sanity - Recovered 582
Release Date: 03/10/2015
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
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Let’s start with the steps as an introduction to this topic
Step 2 reads
Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
Step 2 tells the new person that the alcoholic life is an insane one and that there is a solution.
Before program, what did you understand insanity to be?
Did you think you were insane before program?
What about your attitude toward liquor, did you think you were abnormal regarding drink?
What about when you first entered the program, how was this form of insanity toward liquor explained?
What does sanity mean to you now?
But this stp is not just for the new guy.
I spend alot of time on this step because I forget who is in charge when I take my will back.
Then I become miserable, my life can get out of control, I can feel that insanity has returned.
1. What things are you doing over and over and expecting different results?
2. If step 2 is true and a higher power is needed for sanity, What is preventing you from believing that God can restore you to sanity?
3. In what ways do you see God at work restoring you to sanity?
4. In what areas of your life are you still demonstrating self-will?
5. What are you doing now that is interfering with your relationship with your higher power?
We are about the solution.
What steps, prayers, slogans do you use to bring yourself back to sanity?
What is the role of your sponsor relative to sanity?
WE HAVE CALLS!
The following are suggested for sane living. Please comment.
Learn to like work
Learn a hobby
Practice being satisfied
Learn to like people
Make use of adversity
Live in the moment
Practice objectivity - feelings are not facts