Connecting Women in Recovery


Prayer; What’s Your Path?

On March 19, 22 women gathered in Ypsilanti, Michigan for a workshop called “Prayer – What is Your Path?” Cathy F. led the first part of the workshop, as we learned that different personality types prefer different ways to pray. Each woman did a short survey to determine her own prayer type and all were given a list of different ways of praying that are best for each type.

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Newcomer Tip #4: Changing Your Environment

This is a blog series that will be focusing on one tip every few days for newcomers. These tips are not a replacement for going to meetings and working the 12 steps. They are to be used in addition to meetings and steps. The first few months of sobriety are hard. These are some ways to help get you through it.

The last blog was about communication. Today we will discuss our environment.

It’s all About the Positive
  • Positive People
  • Positive Things
  • Positive Experiences

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Is Being Unique in Recovery a Good or Bad Thing?terminally-unique

Have you ever heard of the term “terminally unique”? Basically it refers to people who think they are so different that recovery won’t work for them. If it’s one thing I’ve learn through listening to almost forty 5th steps is that we are all the same. We all have the same petty resentments (different circumstances), same fears and the same insecurities. What’s the #1 fear that shows up in every 5th step? The fear of not being liked or being judged. EVERY 5th step! Even mine.

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