This slogan describes one of AA’s primary strategies for staying sober. For many alcoholics, the concept of permanent abstinence is too overwhelming an option. Most, however, believe that they could stay sober for a twenty-four hour period, if necessary. We concern ourselves, therefore only with the day in which we find ourselves. If ever we …∞
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When I first came to Alcoholics Anonymous I quite quickly grasped the two concepts that have been the foundations of my sobriety, the One Day At A Time (ODAAT) principle, and lots of Meetings. For a few years this seemed enough, and indeed these two simple ideas are enough to keep me sober. But then …∞
People in early recovery will often experience low levels of energy. This research shows that a leisurely walk can increase energy over a period of time. But, once one gets the momentum going – try to keep it up – one day at a time. People who regularly complain of fatigue can increase their energy …∞
There are two days in every week about which we should not worry, two days which should be kept free from fear and apprehension. One of these days is Yesterday with all its mistakes and cares, its faults and blunders, its aches and pains. Yesterday has passed forever beyond our control. All the money in …∞
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I guess I’ve always been an alcoholic. At least, I’ve always drunk alcohol.
One day at a time sharing experience, strength and hope Any member of a 12-Step fellowship will tell you of the benefits of ‘sharing’ their feelings with other sufferers. This study proves what they have known all along that a problem shared is a problem halved. The other study gives support to the principle of …∞
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