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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Gigi Open Talk – Recovered 1044

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These are the types of episodes published each weekend for Premium Subscribers.  If you would like these and the other 1000 episodes available in our back catalog, please consider becoming a Premium Member. The show would not be online without Premium Members Premium Membership  Premium members are the main reason…

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Tolerance – Recovered 1043

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Tolerance is one of the most valuable skills to be learned early on in recovery. Growth does not lie in an ability to avoid difficulties but in our ability to live with discomfort at times and learn how to pass through difficulties. The key to tolerance is to accept a…

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Step 4 Inventory – Recovered 1042

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The Fourth Step brings us to a specific course of action that the AA Big Book describes as “vigorous.” It is a “personal house-cleaning which many of us had never attempted.” The Fourth Step strengthens the decision we made in the Third Step and helps us carry it out. Unless…

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Frustration- Recovered 1041

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When lack of results toward recovery goals brings about increasing frustration, it’s all too easy to get so caught up in the emotion that you miss out on the bigger picture. Recovery isn’t a straight-line progression of one success after another. Often, the learning curve takes a number of twists…

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Frustration

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Article by Friend of the Podcast, Annie Highwater Check out:  Annie on Facebook The Unhooked Podcast Published books: Unhooked and Unbroken Frustration We all know what it’s like to feel frustrated.  Some of us live with that feeling daily. For me personally, this is a large area of focus in my own process…

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Happiness – Recovered 1040

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Sad, depressed, bored. That’s how many “normal” people think recovering people must feel. This, actually, couldn’t be farther from the truth. Anyone who visits an AA meeting or meets a former addict who is active in the recovery community might be in for a pleasant surprise. Recovering addicts and alcoholics…

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Guilt – Recovered 1038

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For many, the physical and mental restoration that is worked towards in recovery is only half the battle; there’s often a lingering effect of guilt and shame that also must be worked through. Addiction in and of itself is a secretive disease – and along with it being portrayed as…

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