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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Sadness Vs Depression – Recovered 1390

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To skip the intro, tap 3:25   Understanding the difference between being clinically depressed and experiencing sadness is important for effective self-care. Sadness is a natural, often transient emotion in response to life’s challenges, disappointments, or losses. It can feel overwhelming at times, but typically, sadness is manageable and diminishes…

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People Pleasing – Recovered 1390

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To skip the intro, tap 3:25   People pleasing can be harmful for those in recovery, as it often stems from a deep-seated need for approval and acceptance. This behavior can lead individuals to prioritize others’ needs and expectations over their own, jeopardizing their sobriety and personal well-being. In recovery,…

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Imposter Syndrome – Recovered 1389

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To skip the intro, tap 3:25   Imposter syndrome, the persistent feeling of being a fraud or undeserving of success, can plague individuals as they strive to rebuild their lives. This mindset can undermine self-esteem and make it difficult to fully embrace the progress made. It is recommended to focus…

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Coping With Someone Else’s Substance Use – Recovered 1388

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Experiencing a friend’s relapse is profoundly challenging and can evoke a complex mix of emotions, including frustration, sadness, and fear. This situation can create an emotional tug-of-war, where you feel torn between your concern for their well-being and the need to protect your own sobriety. The stress and anxiety from…

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Leveling of Pride – Recovered 1387

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Leveling of pride is important as it encourages humility, self-awareness, and a willingness to learn and grow. Pride can often be a barrier to progress, leading individuals to resist feedback, cling to rigid beliefs, or overlook the importance of seeking support from others. By leveling pride, individuals in recovery open…

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Humility – Recovered 1386

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Individuals who approach their recovery journey with humility are more willing to acknowledge their limitations, weaknesses, and areas for improvement. Rather than succumbing to pride or ego, humility allows individuals to embrace the wisdom and guidance of others, recognizing that they cannot navigate the complexities of recovery alone. By humbly…

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Willingness – Recovered 1385

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To skip the intro, tap 3:25   Willingness entails a readiness to embrace new perspectives, adopt healthier behaviors, and embark on the journey toward sobriety with an open heart and mind. Without willingness, individuals may remain stuck in cycles of denial or resistance, unable to fully commit to the process…

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