This is 4th step sex inventory is designed for newcomers or anyone who wishes to do a forth step out of the big book. With number and letter basics locked in, everythingreading, writing, math, science, and morewill expand and ramp up fast. Step nine 85 this atmosphere of approval and praise is apt to be so exhilarating as to put us off balance by creating an insatiable appetite for more of the same. Worksheets are the primary purpose group big, 12 step workbook, first step work, aas 12 steps including powerful, 12 steps in 12 weeks oa big book study format, the twelve step program, resentment inventory prompt, step 1 work.
We are not affiliated with any twelve step fellowship. The narcotics anonymous step working guides unfamiliar, we should feel free to make use of a dictionary. This form is not taken in its entirety from the big book. With each of these pairs, first we look inward, then we act outward. An unofficial guide to the twelve steps, edited by dr. Step work downloads bba formats you will need the big book of alcoholics anonymous large print or hard cover recommended and the big book awakening workbook. You will need the big book of alcoholics anonymous large print or hard cover recommended and the big book awakening workbook. Pdf format that have been recreated and cleaned up.
To show other alcoholics precisely how we have recovered. Questions made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. Dec 27, 2019 step 8 is regarded as one of the most challenging steps by many members. In step eight were setting out to clean up all the bruised relationships and the pockets of guilt, pain, fear, resentment, and sadness that are stored inside, stuck to our shameful past deeds. The sole purpose of this workshop is to study and experience the steps as they are laid out in the big book of alcoholics anonymous. We have laid out the 4 th step inventory here so that it follows the big book. You make a list of the people that you harmed and put yourself in the space of being willing to make amends to those people. The big book holds within it the central thesis and ideas of alcohol anonymous and the 12 step approach. Jan 08, 2020 step five of aas alcoholics anonymous twelve step program is essential to the fundamental change of personality required to overcome an alcohol andor drug addiction. Am i ready to go to any lengths to recover from alcoholism. First, aa asks that you reflect on where you started and where you are now.
George b was a practicing dentist for 47 years and is now a graduate student in a masters degree program for addiction counseling. If you can answer yes, then you are ready to take the rest of the steps. This steps by the big book workbook is for those who are willing to grow along spiritual lines 60. This step is described in parts of chapters 1, 2, 3, and all of chapter 4. As noted in the big book, the wording of the step 3 prayer is optional.
These documents have questions for all of the steps they do not go into as much detail as the step 4 worksheets, however. Step 4 is not about writing a novel of all of your misdeeds, youre. Aa the original way 12 step guide aa the original way group. Since alcoholism effects us physically, mentally and spiritually more on that in working step 1, its important to realize that aas solution to alcoholism as outlined in the big book would also need to have three parts. Big book sponsorship guide 3 you are going to become a sponsor. Implicit in both steps 8 and 9 is the assumption that we carry a toxic residue of shame from virtually every incident in which we have hurt, rejected, or ignored others. When addiction had its grip on me, some of my relationships with loved ones became strained, and i. This step is about making direct amends to people if you are able to. To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. Alcoholics anonymous the big book, chapter 1 16 pages.
Reread and highlight chapter 4 in the big book, in a different color. This is the latest version february 2019 of a step study book, with some significant changes, including the addition of examples of fillout step 4 and 8 9 forms in the appendix. Excerpted from the big books explanation of step 9, pages 76 83. In step 9, you will then begin to make those amends to the people on the list. Readings for steps 8 and 9 the big book workbook, sections on steps 8 and 9 oa big book info by lawrie c. I usually like to start a study of the big book way of life with something on the circle and triangle. The narcotics anonymous step working guides the narcotics anonymous. Important important points points regarding amends amends. Known as the big book, it is in its fourth edition and is widely circulated through out the world. Aa step 9 of the 12 steps is a call for recovering alcoholics to make amends. Steps by the big book step 9 steps by the big book. Png format and one single download of all of them in.
This 12step program has achieved widespread acceptance and forms the basis of aa programs operated by chapters around the. When addiction had its grip on me, some of my relationships with loved ones became strained, and i hurt some of those closest to me. With 4 and 5 we discover our shortcomings, then share them with another person. Step 8 is a wonderful step for beginning to rebuild some bridges that were burned in active addiction. This will tempt us to argue, or to press our point insistently. You will need the big book of alcoholics anonymous. Step 2 came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. The little red book the table mate look at the harms inventory by joe and charlie and dallas. Simply click on the name to go straight to the handout. The big book of alcoholics anonymous can be purchased at aa central or a bba meeting. Aas 12 steps, including powerful 4th step worksheets ima pastal. No edits of any kind have been made to the originals just recreated to. This literature has been locally produced by overeaters anonymous great britain and approved on 20th october 20. Breaking down step five of aa alcoholics anonymous jason.
This is an all addictions big book step study workshop. Step 8 is the beginning of making amends for the things you did when you were under the influence of alcohol. This step is described on roman numeral pages 25 32 xxv xxxii, on pages 1 44. This big third grade workbook is packed with exercises and activities that make the challenges more fun. Beginning in the early 1980s, we began receiving twelve step guides and step worksheets along. This form is not taken in its entirety from the big book, but. Step eight is a social housecleaning, just as step four was our personal housecleaning. These guides are meant to be used by na members at any stage of recovery, whether its our first. The following is a suggested format for a big book step study meeting with emphasis on the fourth step. However, take care not to use aa jargon or even worse psychobabble. No edits of any kind have been made to the originals just recreated to provide cleaner versions of the original. Important important points points regarding amends.
Our origins are the students of the big book group, which has met in woodland hills, california since december of 1985. Step 9 made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. The big book step workgroup barefoot bills the big book step workgroup back to the 1940s the big book step workgroup mike l. Al anon 12 steps worksheets free worksheets library aa steps, therapy worksheets, free worksheets. The content reflects the experience, strength and hope of our local members. Worksheets are the primary purpose group big, 12 step workbook, first step work, aas 12 steps including powerful, 12 steps in 12 weeks oa big book study format, the twelve step program, resentment inventory prompt. Phrases such as a day at a time, the big book, pressing buttons, hitting your knees, on the program, have a certain resonance for those within the fellowship, but to those outside the fellowship are meaningless and pat.
We made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. This twelve step workbook guide substitutes terms and phrases related to. The only exception to the big books instruction is a 5th column, whereby we. Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to. Or we may be tipped over in the other direction when, in rare cases, we get a cool and skeptical reception. Fill out the form directly from the saved copies of your fourth step inventory worksheets. Step 8 list persons and institutions column 1 i have harmed and to whom do i need to. Our goal is to study the steps as a friendly, focused group, and work them as the authors of the big book described.
Made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all. Step 9 worksheet better choices counseling services. One way of testing whether or not we have taken step one, is to ask yourself the question posed in the big book. This step is so challenging because it requires you to take an honest look at just how much your alcoholism has impacted the people around you. The second step came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity directions. This time highlight and mark the phrases that you can embrace, especially looking at the synonyms, for. Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
Great step book for normies who want to become happy or happier also free if downloaded entitled. Downloadable group workbook companion to the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous aa, for adults who desire information on alcoholism and addiction recovery. The first book written to cover the 12 step program was titled alcoholics anonymous, affectionately known as the big book by program members. There is no step 9 worksheet, as this is a step that needs to be made to. Call 88853523 or contact us click here for step nine.
With a person we dislike, we take the bit in our teeth. It may be some have done us more harm than we have done them. We have a list of all persons we have harmed and to whom we are willing to make amends. The green book is published by and can be ordered from the iso of saa. Take your moral questions to ask yourself while working step 8 soberrecovery. This step requires you to make a list of people you have harmed and be willing to apologize and right your wrongs.
The moment we ponder a twisted or broken relationship with an. Made direct amends to such people wherever possible except when to do so would injure them or others step 10 19. Almost always we want to go further and admit other defects that have made us hard to live with. You will need a copy of that book and are urged to get one. The big book bunch 12 step workbook we are the big book bunch group of alcoholics anonymous. The 10 th step inventory can be done using your 4 th step inventory, a journal, a balance sheet, or it can be done right out of the big book pg 8485.
We strive to provide information, tools and resources for working a 12 step program or any program using 12 step principles for recovery in as simple and effective way as possible. The only exception to the big books instruction is a 5th column, whereby we identify what we can do differently in the future. Breaking down step five of aa alcoholics anonymous. Alcoholics anonymous is a fellowship of recovering alcoholics who have chosen to help one another stay sober. This form is not taken in its entirety from the big book, but is a useful guide. First we engage with ourselves, then we engage with the people around us. Step 1 we admitted we were powerless over alcohol that our lives had become unmanageable. Big third grade workbook gets kids prepared and enthused.
In the table below list who you have harmed, and how they were harmed by your behaviors. If youve been thinking about doing your fifth step of aa and perhaps putting it off, keep in mind that laying it all out there on the table provides a great opportunity to finally let all your stuff go. Quality information and tools for a 12 step program of. It covers exactly how to lay out the sheets and fill them in. In its simplest form, the fifth step is basically a confession of personal wrongdoings and the beginnings of your spiritual housecle. Sep 24, 2014 steps 8 and 9 go together, like 4 and 5 or 6 and 7. You will need to use three books for this assignment. This stepbook approaches step 8 by making a list of everyone you have ever had any relationship with of any kind for any length of time. By writing first, then doing the 5 th step we can look at resentment, fear and harm individually, the way it says in the big book. Do you believe you have lost the power of choice in drink. Step 8 is regarded as one of the most challenging steps by many members. This book is intentionally written to be relevant to newcomers and to help more experienced. Step 8 made a list of all persons we had harmed, and.
And when we were wrong, promptly admitted it step 11 21. Below, please find various handouts that stephanie has accumulated over the years. Please let us know if you have any suggestions for improvement or comments about this site. Steps by the big book is a nocharge website for people in recovery from alcohol and drugs. Step 8 made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. You can purchase a bba workbook at any bba meeting. Step 8 is the more specific persontoperson application of the shamereduction that was begun in steps 4 and 5. Recorded live during a back to basics study over 12 weeks during summer 2016 by tim b. We have made tremendous and miraculous changes as a result of the wo. Phrases such as a day at a time, the big book, pressing buttons, hitting your knees, on the program, have a certain resonance for those within the fellowship, but to those. Book and forms for working the twelve steps of overeaters anonymous according to the big book directions. Twelve step workshop herbk 2017 updated 12122016 assignment 8 step two.
The fi rst, and one of the most diffi cult, has to do with forgiveness. Now we need more action, without which we find that faith without works is dead. Breaking down step eight of aa alcoholics anonymous jason. Regardless of how we do it the main thing is to watch for fear, anger, dishonesty and selfishness f. Welcome to the green book step study a study of the twelve steps of saa based on quotes from sex addicts anonymous 1st ed.810 314 1072 416 549 1332 395 1023 1006 1288 562 876 243 1132 718 655 624 1066 483 1078 1465 227 234 1080 275 514 266 1324 958 1144 74 1098