Category Archives: 12 Steps

Setting Healthy Goals While in Recovery

January 26, 2021

Healthy Goal Setting in Recovery January is traditionally a month of goal setting—most often the start of New Year is viewed as a clean slate, a new page, and a … Read More

4 Reasons Why Acceptance is Essential to Your Recovery

October 5, 2020

  “When I stopped living in the problem and began living in the answer, the problem went away. From that moment on, I have not had a single compulsion to … Read More

Step Twelve

December 13, 2017

A blend of spiritual awakening, carrying the message, and daily practice Step Twelve of Alcoholics Anonymous consists of just 28 words:      “Having had a spiritual awakening as the … Read More

A Personal Approach to Step 11

November 22, 2017

“Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry … Read More

A Study of Step 10

October 30, 2017

Nobody likes to admit to being wrong. But it is absolutely necessary to maintain spiritual progress in recovery. Step 10: Continued to take personal inventory, and when we were wrong … Read More

Step 9: Making Amends (without harm)

October 9, 2017

Making amends may seem like a bitter pill to swallow, but for those serious about recovery it can be good medicine for the spirit and the soul. Step 9 Made … Read More

Step 8: Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.

September 25, 2017

Step 8 can evoke some serious fear, knowing we must face the terrible things we did and the people we did them too, while we were drinking or using. It … Read More

Step 7: The Humility Step

September 18, 2017

Just think about it, when you reach Step 7, you’re beyond the half-way mark to making it through the 12 and it’s Step 7 that truly becomes the turning point … Read More

Step 6

June 15, 2017

This is part six of a twelve-part series wherein we will take a closer look at each of the twelve steps of recovery. This article was originally published as “Willingness and … Read More

Step 5

May 16, 2017

This is part five of a twelve-part series wherein we will take a closer look at each of the twelve steps of recovery.  Step Five: Admitted to God, to ourselves, and … Read More

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