Emotional sobriety is a phrase that was used by Bill Wilson in a Grapevine article, entitled The Next Frontier: Emotional Sobriety, published in 1958, some 20-plus years after he got sober. Originally a letter to […]
Al-Anon is perhaps the 12 step fellowship most closely associated with Alcoholics Anonymous. In the early days of AA virtually all members were men, and their wives would go with them to meetings and normally […]
Narcotics Anonymous was one of the early fellowships to emerge, after AA, and was aimed at people who had a problem with any type of narcotic or drug, legal or illegal, prescribed or non-prescribed. People […]
This can be a slightly confusing term for some people. It originates from the organisation Alcoholics Anonymous, which developed a recovery program based around 12 specific steps, which are really statements of experience of what […]
‘Before AA, I judged myself by my intentions, while the world was judging me by my actions’ Alcoholics Anonymous, p418, 4th ed.
When people talk about an inner voice in the context of spirituality, they are normally referring to an inner intuitive sense of direction in their life. This sense of there being an inner world, and […]