JUST FOR TO-DAY
Russ Tyson, well-known Australian radio and TV personality, in his 1973 book “The Best of Russ Tyson” (Melbourne : Lansdowne) with the subtitle of “Alcoholics Creed” sets out the nine paragraphs of JUST FOR TO-DAY,
The 12 Step AA Way of Life We know that the letter “D” stands for quite a number of things, of which concern alcoholics, such as “drunk,” “debilitated,” “delirious” and “dead”. But did you know that the essence of each of the Twelve Steps (see below) of the AA program can be summed up in …∞
My name is Dave and I am an alcoholic and also a compulsive gambler. I have been around the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous for 10 years. During that time, I managed to stay sober” for long periods, but then I would “bust” again, always kidding myself that I again had “control” over my drinking. More …∞
What happens to your anxiety when you reduce or stop drinking, smoking or using? What happens to your alcohol, tobacco and other drug use when you feel anxious? In recovery what anxiety symptoms do you experience? When? Where? ANXIETY AND SUBSTANCE USE — Sometimes people use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs to cope with their …∞
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Evaluating the Quality of Sponsorship and other Peer Guidance Relationships Twelve Step recovery fellowships have a system through which older members in successful recovery help orient new members to their particular recovery program. AA has formalized this process through the practice of sponsorship. Having a sponsor is an important indicator of intensity of mutual aid …∞
Sexercises: Workouts to Work You Up Recovering addicts, alcoholics and co-dependents may need to work at recovering their libido and sexual fitness. These hints may be just what is needed. You know all of the good-for-you arguments for becoming more physically active, but here’s an especially attractive reward: exercise can improve your sex life. Being …∞
People in recovery may need to review their lifestyles to assist good recovery. Many come into recovery in their middle age. And we know that death in old age is inevitable, but death in middle age is not. Many deaths in middle age are preventable. If we choose to live well, then we can have …∞
I have had this ditty running around in my head for a number of years and I thought I would share it with all my readers in recovery. Its to the tune of Show Me The Way To Go Home. Show me the way to my spirit, It’s asleep and I need to wakeup, I …∞
I was not born with a spirit of fear, but of power, of love and of sound mind. II Tim; 1,7. So where did the fear come from? It does not matter! But fear is magnified by alcohol or any of your personal addictions. Acceptance is the key to recovery in Alcoholics Anonymous and other …∞
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