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Recovery Literature - Recovered 1134

Recovered Podcast

Release Date: 01/13/2021

Hope - Recovered 1146 show art Hope - Recovered 1146

Recovered Podcast

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

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Honesty - Recovered 1144 show art Honesty - Recovered 1144

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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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Popsicle Sticks - Recovered 1142 show art Popsicle Sticks - Recovered 1142

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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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Reaching Out - Recovered 1140 show art Reaching Out - Recovered 1140

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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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Stateline 2009 Part 3 - Recovered 1141 show art Stateline 2009 Part 3 - Recovered 1141

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Stateline Retreat in Primm, NV - December 11th 2009

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Sponsors and Sponsees - Recovered 1138 show art Sponsors and Sponsees - Recovered 1138

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For the relatively new person, Before offering to sponsor someone, there are a few criteria that must be met. First, make sure that others in your AA group know you’re ready and willing to become a sponsor.

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Stateline 2009 Part 2 - Recovered 1139 show art Stateline 2009 Part 2 - Recovered 1139

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Stateline Retreat in Primm, NV - December 11th 2009

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Writing and Journaling - Recovered 1136 show art Writing and Journaling - Recovered 1136

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As you process emotions through your writing, this helps your mental health and also helps your physical wellbeing.

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Stateline 2009 Part 1 - Recovered 1137 show art Stateline 2009 Part 1 - Recovered 1137

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Stateline Retreat in Primm, NV - December 11th 2009

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Recovery Literature - Recovered 1134 show art Recovery Literature - Recovered 1134

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Reading recovery literature is another important tool of the program. It helps to educate, motivate, and inspire us. Reading recovery literature helps us learn how to stay sober and work a recovery program specifically tailored for us.

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Using books, literature, and other texts as part of a recovery program and are a known intervention for both substance abuse and depression. You may have experienced a moment where you identified with the main character in a story and empathetically experienced their joy when they conquered their obstacle. Or maybe you read a poem and thought to yourself that you could have written the words yourself—that’s how much they meant to you.

When struggling with addiction, it can also be helpful to read the stories of those who’ve already embarked on their recovery journeys. Following their path into sobriety can be cathartic, and can bring a newfound sense of hope about the future. Narratives told by peers can be especially helpful here, because they show that recovery is possible, and for many, that’s the first step in imagining what their own recovery might look like.

Tonight, we talk about Recovery Literature.

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