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12 Steps of Recovery

12 Steps of Recovery

By "i am an alcoholic"
12 Steps of Recovery is a limited podcast series helping alcoholics & addicts understand the Big Book (4th ed.) and Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in order to achieve permanent sobriety. Each ad-free episode examines a Step from the literature—and Ilya shares his experience, strength, and hope as it relates to the reading. Because everybody deserves a real chance at staying sober! Questions/Comments: Supplemental Handouts & Worksheets (Dropbox Drive):
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The Family Afterward
An examination of the recovering family after the cessation of drinking.
October 20, 2019
Step 12: A Vision For You
An examination of having & keeping a spiritual awakening vs. being trapped in our disease.
October 07, 2019
Step 12: Working With Others
An examination of how & why we try to carry this message of Alcoholics Anonymous to newcomers.
October 04, 2019
Step 12: 12&12
“Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.”
September 29, 2019
Step 11: 12&12
"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 that out."
September 26, 2019
Steps 10&11: Into Action
Examining how Steps 10&11 are interwoven to achieve conscious contact with your Higher Power.
September 21, 2019
Step 10: 12&12
"Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it."
September 19, 2019
Step 10: Into Action
A summary of the previous nine Steps and why we continue to grow in effectiveness and understanding.
September 15, 2019
Step 9: 12&12
"Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others."
September 12, 2019
Step 8: 12&12
"Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all."
September 11, 2019
Steps 8&9: Into Action
An examination about willingness & making amends to those we have harmed.
September 04, 2019
Step 7: Into Action — 12&12
"Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings."
August 11, 2019
Step 6: Into Action — 12&12
"Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character."
August 09, 2019
Step 5: 12&12
"Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs."
August 07, 2019
Step 5: Into Action
An examination about admitting our character defects.
August 06, 2019
Step 4: 12&12
"Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves."
August 05, 2019
Step 4: How It Works (Sex & Harm)
An examination about the inventory process and why it is necessary (Part 3). 
August 04, 2019
Step 4: How It Works (Fear)
An examination about the inventory process and why it is necessary (Part 2).
August 01, 2019
Step 4: How It Works (Resentments)
An examination about the inventory process and why it is necessary (Part 1).
August 01, 2019
Step 3: 12&12
"Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him."
July 28, 2019
Step 3: How It Works
An examination on how to make a decision to proceed with ALL 12 Steps of the program.
July 27, 2019
Step 2: 12&12
"Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity."
July 22, 2019
Step 2: We Agnostics
An examination about spirituality, lack of power & insanity.
July 20, 2019
Steps 1&2: There is a Solution
A examination about the solution and the obsession of the alcoholic mind.
July 18, 2019
Step 1: 12&12
"We admitted we were powerless over alcohol―that our lives had become unmanageable."
July 16, 2019
Step 1: More About Alcoholism
An examination about the problem and the obsession of the alcoholic mind.
July 14, 2019
Step 1: The Doctors Opinion
Dr. William D. Silkworth, a chief physician at a nationally prominent hospital writes a letter endorsing the 12 Steps.
July 12, 2019
Introducing: 12 Steps of Recovery
A limited podcast series from a recovered alcoholic named Ilya.
July 12, 2019