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Month: March 2017

Step 4: Inventory

Step 4: Inventory

A 12-step program is a set of guiding principles outlining a course of action for recovery from addiction, compulsion, or other behavioral problems. I will share my experiences with each step as a resource for newcomers to the program. It is HIGHLY ADVISABLE that you work through the steps with a sponsor! Step 4 reads: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. Before I share my experience with the moral inventory, I must say something of great importance. If you are…

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Yoga and Recovery

Yoga and Recovery

In my own recovery, I tend to embrace whatever the world has to offer to help me stop drinking. Since I am an active member of a 12-step group, I try very hard not to misrepresent its principles and to respect its traditions. If you have a desire to quit drinking, the first thing that I will recommend is to go to a 12-step meeting. That being said, I would encourage you to make an attempt to incorporate yoga, or some other program of physical…

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On the Level of Press

12-Step Group Anonymity

On the Level of Press

12-Step Group Anonymity

My 12 Step Group Experience In early March 2017, I will have been sober for 10 months. Before I attended 12 step meetings, I tried in vain to quit and/or moderate drinking. With the Steps, I now live a sober life, but more importantly I think I am becoming a better person. If you or someone you love has a desire to stop drinking, I highly recommend going to a meeting and speaking directly with other alcoholics. Since May 2016, I have been working…

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