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Recovery Heroes - Recovered 638

Recovered Podcast

Release Date: 10/14/2015

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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.

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

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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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The Big Book

The 12 and 12

24 Hours a Day

Let’s take this opportunity to reflect with gratitude on Recovery Heroes past and present.

We talk about the founders of our program,

we could talk about someone who carried the message to us when we most needed it.

You all could reflect on the hard lessons learnt through the stories told by other recovering people.

Some Possibilities

Your first sponsor

Your current sponsor

A sponsee

An Open Talk Speaker

Some other trusted servant

First person you ever knew who was in AA and you looked up to them

Bill W. Ann S

Dr. Bob Ebby T Lois W. Archy T Clancy I Chief Blackhawk

Joe and Charlie Marty M Chuck C Rolland H Buzz A

Bill D Dr. Silkworth Carl Jung Jack Alexander

What is a hero?

Did you have heroes before program?

Who and why?

When you came into the program, who were some of the people you admired?

Is there anyone who you at first didn’t like, but with time you learned to respect?

When you first started to read the Big book, what did you think of some of the characters?

How did you learn about the history of the people and events in the book?

Who from recovery history do you admire?

What about today, who have you admired?

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Cathy - Ga








Have you ever put someone on a pedestal, only to be disappointed?

How do we avoid this kind of let down?

What would you say to the new guy about this topic?