Recovered Podcast

This is an unofficial Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) podcast. This 12 step recovery podcast shares our journey from a life of addiction to a happy sober life. This is the podcast where we see life through a 12 step lens.

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Sandy B Part 8 – Recovered 1102

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Our generous Recovered Podcast Community allows us to be self supporting and not rely on outside contributions.  If you would like to join us, there are three ways. Episode Sponsorship  We will recognize you by first name only at the top, mid, and end of the episode.  Any amount will…

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Step 2 – Recovered 1101

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The second step is about hope, a Higher Power, and dealing with reality. This step logically follows step one in which we surrendered and gave up. With surrender comes all kinds of unmedicated feelings. We have to face feelings we haven’t dealt with in years or maybe ever. We likely…

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Step 1 – Recovered 1099

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The first step in 12 step recovery programs involves more than just admitting that there is a problem. It means breaking through the denial that has kept the person locked in their misery. The individual has to accept that they have been beaten by their addiction. The exact wording of…

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Sandy B Part 7 – Recovered 1100

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Our generous Recovered Podcast Community allows us to be self supporting and not rely on outside contributions.  If you would like to join us, there are three ways. Episode Sponsorship  We will recognize you by first name only at the top, mid, and end of the episode.  Any amount will…

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Having Hobbies in Recovery – Recovered 1098

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Escaping alcoholism is a great start, but it is not enough alone to ensure a satisfying life in recovery. This is because life has to have meaning and purpose in order for it to be enjoyable. Hobbies are more than just a way to fill time. They provide pleasure and…

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Relapse and Coming Back In – Recovered 1097

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Relapse is not uncommon. Some people find it difficult to overcome their addictive behaviors for the long term. Once clean, the addict can easily fall back into old practices and habits. Recovery requires commitment, discipline and a network of support. The old adage “it takes a village” is clearly demonstrated…

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Character Defects – Recovered 1096

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Humans are obviously not perfect; everyone will have their flaws and weaknesses. It is only when these imperfections lead to suffering that there is a real cause for concern. Most people will have many minor character defects, and a few major ones. It will be these major flaws that will…

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