loader from loading.io

Making Decisions - Recovered 827

Recovered Podcast

Release Date: 06/21/2017

Surrendering Expectations - Recovered 1211 show art Surrendering Expectations - Recovered 1211

Recovered Podcast

Expectations guide our progress in recovery, but having unrealistic expectations during the process sets us up for failure. When we set expectations so high, we add unneeded stress and decrease our chance of success.

info_outline
Next Right Action - Recovered 1210 show art Next Right Action - Recovered 1210

Recovered Podcast

What I have learned is that doing the next right thing brings about self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-love. This is a gift beyond measure. But the process of discernment can be tricky.

info_outline
Gigi Open Talk - Recovered 1208  show art Gigi Open Talk - Recovered 1208

Recovered Podcast

Nov 2019 talk at the women to Women conference.

info_outline
Big Book Workshop Part 7 - Recovered 1207 show art Big Book Workshop Part 7 - Recovered 1207

Recovered Podcast

Scott L. from Nashville, TN and Bob D. from Las Vegas, NV doing a Big Book Workshop Weekend in Altamore Springs, FL - January 21st-23rd 2005

info_outline
Living to Give - Recovered 1206 show art Living to Give - Recovered 1206

Recovered Podcast

One of the famous sayings used by Twelve Step groups is that you have to give it away in order to keep it. What this is referring to is that service work can help the giver as much as the receiver.

info_outline
Big Book Workshop Part 6 - Recovered 1205 show art Big Book Workshop Part 6 - Recovered 1205

Recovered Podcast

Scott L. from Nashville, TN and Bob D. from Las Vegas, NV doing a Big Book Workshop Weekend in Altamore Springs, FL - January 21st-23rd 2005

info_outline
Character Defects - Recovered 1204 show art Character Defects - Recovered 1204

Recovered Podcast

And when we learn to finally drop those "rocks," we can become who we want to be, and our acts of humility, willingness, and courage will have a healing ripple effect on one another. And that's where the Steps come in: Step 6, Step 7, and Step 10 are designed to help you manage your shortcomings with grace and humility.

info_outline
Sobriety is For Anyone - Recovered 1202 show art Sobriety is For Anyone - Recovered 1202

Recovered Podcast

Sobriety Is for Anyone

info_outline
Sobriety is Inexhaustible - Recovered 1200 show art Sobriety is Inexhaustible - Recovered 1200

Recovered Podcast

There is no fear so intense that sobriety cannot bring relief, no relationship so twisted that peace is not imaginable, no noise of life so loud that harmony is not possible.

info_outline
Big Book Workshop Part 3 - Recovered 1199 show art Big Book Workshop Part 3 - Recovered 1199

Recovered Podcast

Scott L. from Nashville, TN and Bob D. from Las Vegas, NV doing a Big Book Workshop Weekend in Altamore Springs, FL - January 21st-23rd 2005

info_outline
 
More Episodes

Our generous Recovered Podcast Community allows us to be self supporting and not rely on outside contributions.  If you would like to join us, there are two ways.

  1. Episode Sponsorship  We will recognize you by first name only at the top, mid, and end of the episode.  Any amount will qualify.
  2. Premium Membership  This is the single most effective way to support the show.  Watch the video in its entirety and learn how to become Premium

The Recovered Podcast Community is not a glum lot.  They contribute to the show and what they share is exactly what someone else needs to hear.  The new guy needs to hear your story.  So honor your 12th step obligation by calling in and help the guy who has not yet gone to his first meeting, you may make the difference in his life.  There are two ways to add to the show:

  1. Speakpipe Use your mobile or computer and leave a message.  This is the preferred method because the sound quality is excellent.
  2. 1-734-288-7510 is our voice message line.

Anyone who’s in long-term recovery knows that it’s not all good times.
Sure, there’s the great feeling you get from knowing
that you’ve started your journey on the road to recovery.
But that’s just it – it’s an ongoing journey, not a destination.

This means that there are bound to be many
twists and turns along the way, and some of these can prove
frustrating, difficult, or downright confounding.

How do you know what to do?
Tonight, we talk about how we make difficult decisions and
How we choose from the good, the bad, and
the in-between in recovery.

When you were new, what decisions did you have to make?
How did you do this?
What went right?
What went bad?

Today, what tools do you use to make difficult decisions?
Example of how these tools worked?

Any examples of how it did not work?

What types of decisions are difficult for you?
Why do you think these types are hard for you?
How do you handle emotional decisions?
How do you make financial decisions?

Some suggestions
Make a List
Talk Things Over with Others
Revisit Your List
Making No Decision is a Decision
When Your Emotions Get the Better of You
Create New Goals


WE HAVE CALLS



Kurt from Canton
https://www.google.com/voice/fm/00557165274674955804/AHwOX_BGTU5Ovp0cZdSbMo1co-PLM6tMgXKJDJvs6NL2of1QhInBstI0iPdeP1lmUXCt1pgsWsdOpsAYeq4KG8vV83_2r0-9pjcUYbbDr6uQozqvgLKgHo_cDJjMK9HO2cOrZ4SX2tNXxgDc0GDU8DdTHwBZQStA9w

Talia from Boston
https://www.speakpipe.com/messages

Brianna from Minnesota
https://www.google.com/voice/fm/00557165274674955804/AHwOX_CFOj14NKdp2Sfl4wHzqWKoDK-AuNa7BNNpzJY-4xjUFU3GWo3WTna1h4D34ib0K0amJDfnnHxbi37UW8TbZD2JxctuEsZDkfBuGYysQI0uSBvqSZ75zIXyyIbIL_DIj12VSRVQn0xuMdpiaf3axbWorMb9FQ

Email from paula
https://mail.google.com/mail/ca/u/0/#inbox/15cb67cc5e7cd7aa