Self-Will Run Riot: This phrase comes from chapter 5 of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, “Selfishness- self-centeredness! That, we think, is the root of our troubles…. So our troubles, we think, are basically of our own making. They arise out of ourselves, and the alcoholic is an extreme example of self-will run riot, though …∞
The most satisfying work……………………………. Helping Others
What is the purpose of the 12 Steps? All addicts, alcoholics, compulsive gamblers, sex addicts and codependents have the following focus – Me, Myself and I. This one of the main motivations for seeking treatment or recovery. This ‘me, myself and I’ focus is hurting too much. The addiction no longer works to relieve the …∞
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12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse through Self-Awareness and Right Action Are you sabotaging your own recovery? To grow in recovery, we must grow up emotionally. This means getting honest with ourselves and facing up to the self-defeating thoughts and actions that put our sobriety at risk. Although there are as many …∞
Helping Others Helps Alcoholics Stay on the Road to Recovery Researcher Pagano Reports Findings in Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, Says Other Chronically Ill Patients May Benefit Too Participating in community service activities and helping others is not just good for the soul; it has a healing effect that helps alcoholics and other addicts become and …∞
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