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For you, Ms. New Person, Life is all new now that you’re in recovery.
For all of us, It’s all about a second chance,
an opportunity to create a
new direction in our life that
we never before thought possible.
If you are new,
You may be one of the lucky ones who are
brimming with excitement and hope for the future ?
Now, on the other hand, you may be feeling terrible.
Don’t be disappointed if these happy feelings don’t come right away.
After all, you’re new
and you may still feel a bit uncertain
for some period of time.
But, Looking ahead,
you may wonder how to get recovery all at once.
This is why you may want to put together a
Workable plan of action for your recovery ?
This is why you may want to set some priorities.
A plan to work recovery, one step at a time as it were.
That is what we are going to talk about this week,
Setting Priorities in Recovery.
Ok, Chrissy, you’re first.
When you were new, what were your priorities?
After some sober time, did those priorities change?
I would ask myself a question, “How important is it?”
Do I want to be right or do I want to be happy?
What steps help with setting and executing priorities/goals
What other tools help and how?
Just making the decision to work a program automatically made recovery a priority.
What specific goal are you working on now?
Maintaining a spiritual life
Picking up up to two more sponsees
Write a book?
Talk at a prison
Call sponsor more
Date nights/more romance
Here are some tips, I would like to get your experience:
Set Aside Some Planning Time
Investigate What It Will Take
We all want to be a Harvard grad, but is that realistic?
Include Family Members in Your Decisions
Basics First, Then Slowly Build
Give Back When You Are Able
We Have Calls
Ollie – March Roundup
Lena Ontario – Spiritual exercises
Jen – anger vs rath
Ruth – Conventions
Jerry Ohio – grateful for show
What would you say to the new guy about Setting Priorities?