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Aaron K - Recovered 473

Recovered Podcast

Release Date: 03/11/2014

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

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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.

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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.

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Nov 2019 talk at the women to Women conference.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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Sobriety Is for Anyone

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

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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.

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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

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Tonight, we get a chance to say goodbye to Aaron.  Aaron has accepted a position with a company in a state far far away.

Aaron, what’s going on, where are you off to?

Have you been there before?

 

When do you move?

Your initial thoughts about moving?

Do you know anybody there?

What about recovery?  Have you looked into meetings?

 

Well let’s hear a little about your story…

-for how long have you been sober?

Who's your sponsor?

Where is your home group?

-what is your drug of choice

-when did you start using drugs and/or alcohol

-for how long did you use before it became clear it was a problem

-for how long did you use after realizing it was a problem

-what is your support system? (AA meetings, therapist, psychiatrist, outpatient / in patient rehab, etc)

-have you ever been hospitalized, institutionalized, or put in jail because of drug related events

-have you ever been in outpatient or inpatient rehab? if so how many times and for how long?

-what are triggers that make you want to get high

 

Tell us about recovery, where was your first meeting?

When did you start working the steps?

What about God in recovery?

Tell us about will power

What was your experience of steps 4 and 5

How did you work steps 6 and 7

Tells us about amends and how did that affect your recovery.

How do you work steps 10 through 12, how do you maintain your program?

 

How are you going to take recovery to Arizona?

What are your concerns relative to recovery?

What will be the red flags for you that indicate recovery is in danger?

What do you look forward to?

When can we visit?

 

Final Thoughts

 

http://anonpress.org/bb/

http://aa.org/twelveandtwelve/en_tableofcnt.cfm

 

http://www.hazelden.org/web/public/thought.view?catId=1901