Episode 201: The 12 Steps | Principles of Recovery: Acceptance

In our ongoing series about the 12 principles or steps for recovery from addiction or greater mental health, step one is acceptance. A common struggle felt by most individuals who enter a recovery program or start a process of personal healing is learning how to reframe their life and give it harmony and balance. We have to learn how to dialogue with ourselves about past and present events to bring freedom and meaning. We have to wrestle with what is real and have to choose to accept what is. 

TRANSCRIPT: The 12 Steps | Principles of Recovery: Acceptance

Hi everyone, welcome to Thanks for Sharing. I’m your host, Jackie Pack. Today’s episode kicks us off on our 12-part series on the 12 principles, so we’ll be focusing today on principle #1, which is acceptance.