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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Hope – Recovered 1381

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To skip the intro, tap 3:25   Hope is not just a desirable aspect but a necessary cornerstone of a recovery program. In the depths of addiction, individuals often feel consumed by despair, powerless to break free from the cycle of substance abuse.  In early recovery, hope provides a beacon…

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Step 11 – Recovered 1380

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To skip the intro, tap 3:25   Step 11 in a 12-step recovery program holds significant importance for both straight and LGBTQIA+ individuals as it emphasizes the practice of spiritual principles and mindfulness. Regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals in recovery often struggle with issues of self-acceptance, shame,…

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Step 10 – Recovered 1379

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To skip the intro, tap 3:25   Step 10 in a recovery program holds immense importance as it emphasizes the practice of ongoing self-reflection and accountability. This step involves a daily inventory of one’s thoughts, actions, and behaviors, along with a prompt acknowledgment of any shortcomings or mistakes. By regularly…

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Steps 8 & 9 – Recovered 1378

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To skip the intro, tap 3:25   Steps 8 and 9 hold significant importance in the journey of recovery within Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Step 8 involves making a list of individuals harmed during one’s active addiction and becoming willing to make amends to them. This step fosters accountability and self-reflection,…

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Create a Supportive Living Environment to Flourish in Addiction Recovery

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Create a Supportive Living Environment to Flourish in Addiction Recovery   The journey to overcome addiction extends beyond willpower and determination, heavily influenced by one’s living environment. A supportive and stable environment is vital in this process, providing emotional security, aiding in the pursuit of long-term objectives, and offering essential…

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Challenges – Recovered 1377

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To skip the intro, tap 3:25   Dealing with challenges in recovery is paramount to achieving sustained sobriety and personal growth. One of the key aspects is the recognition that recovery is not a linear process; setbacks and challenges are inevitable. Facing these difficulties head-on provides individuals with an opportunity…

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Steps 6 & 7 – Recovered 1376

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To skip the intro, tap 3:25   Steps 6 and 7 are crucial stages in a recovery program, guiding individuals on their path to recovery. In Step 6, participants become willing to let go of their character defects—those negative traits or behaviors that hinder personal growth and well-being. This step…

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