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12 Steps of Recovery Simplified

Free Information on Addiction Recovery Topics

  • Garbage Rules will prod you to face your self-defeating thinking that’s keeping you addicted.
  • Ego will help you to understand and overcome the underlying problem in your addiction.

“Vices are never genuinely tamed.” —Seneca

“Recovery is the process of recovering who you were as a child.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

“Regard your addiction as a whiny brat, not as a powerful monster.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

“It is easier for the will to cut off certain things utterly than to use them with restraint.” —Seneca

“When confronted with a situation which we cannot change, we are then challenged to change ourselves.” —Viktor Frankl

Pages to Help You Find & Maintain Recovery

  1. 4 Main Spiritual Failures
  2. 5 Levels of Living Life: Assess Yours
  3. 12 Steps of Anger Reacting
  4. 12 Steps of Anxiety Reacting
  5. 12 Steps of Depression
  6. 12 Steps of Recovery: Rewritten & Simplified
  7. 12 Steps Stop Shit
  8. 12 Steps to Keep the Shit Going
  9. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): The 12 Steps of
  10. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): The 12 Traditions of
  11. Cause of Addictions
  12. Choose Higher when Tempted by Lower
  13. Do the Good More & Do the Bad Less
  14. Emotional Responsibility
  15. Emotionalize New Behaviors & Beliefs
  16. How to Quit in 5 Steps
  17. Quotations & Slogans from AA
  18. Reduce Problems & Stress
  19. Relapse Prevention: 3 Steps
  20. SAD: 3 Step Program of Recovery
  21. Secret of Life
  22. Serenity Prayer: Help with Acceptance
  23. Seven Pillars of Recovery
  24. Stimulation As Motivation
  25. Temptation: A Strategy to Overcome
  26. The Four Absolutes: Oxford Group External Link
  27. Use Negation, Not Destruction
  28. Yoga Practice Points

Related Pages

  1. Quotations by Topic: Acceptance
  2. Quotations by Topic: Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
  3. Quotations by Topic: Coping Statements

Links to Self-Help Groups & Information

  • Addiction support groups with a psychological focus:


  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)–the spiritual focus:


  • 12 Step Programs of all kinds with links:


  • National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab

Caring for Our Senior Citizens Struggling with Addiction

  • National Council for Aging Care

Alcohol Abuse Amongst the Elderly: A Complete Guide

  • “Believe in recovery, redemption, and rehabilitation especially when the world wants to punish you instead of to help you.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

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