: The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous (): Overeaters Anonymous Incorporated: Books. Here are the 12 steps as adapted for Overeaters Anonymous: (as listed in Step Twelve of The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous). The Twelve Steps of OA The Twelve Steps are the heart of the OA recovery program. They offer a new way of life that enables the compulsive eater to live.
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Meeting formats may vary, but all OA groups are the same in that they seek recovery on three levels — physical, emotional and spiritual — through the Twelve Steps, and the only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively.
Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it. Overeaters Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues: Concept Three The right of decision, based on trust, makes effective leadership possible. Do we try to smooth stormy waters, or are we troublemakers? Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. Ebook, doing the exercises in Word. Every OA group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.
Lady Gwen rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Meetings usually last between one and one and a half hours.
What Can You Expect at an OA Meeting?
These Traditions describe attitudes which those early members believed were important to group survival. For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority— a loving God as he may express Himself in our group conscience. Listening will help you find others who have what you want, whether it be weight loss, clarity, joy in achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight, or freedom from the obsession of self-destructive eating behaviors.
Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. Each group has but one primary purpose — to carry its message to the compulsive overeater who still suffers. The Concepts define and guide the practices of the service structures that conduct the business of OA. Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.
This book first outlines the 12 steps of AA as they apply to the disease of compulsive over or under eating. A spiritual principle is associated with each of the Twelve Steps.
By the way, you never really finish reading this book. Diego Rojas rated it it was amazing Oct 21, Return to Book Page. Other members will share traditionw experience, strength and hope.
It is a good idea to attend at least six meetings to learn the many ways OA can help you. Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.
Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. Stepd what I was looking for. Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character. I’m going back and forth between OA and AA literature.
Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to traaditions this message to compulsive overeaters and to practice these principles in all our affairs. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The twelve steps and traditions are essentially rules on how to live a life filled with generosity and peace. These Concepts depict the chain of delegated responsibility we use to provide service throughout the world. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.
Skip to content Hear for yourself the recovery of OA members: Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, films, television and other public media of communication.
The Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous by Overeaters Anonymous
Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. Spiritual Awareness Step Twelve: Site Map Back to Top. Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, films, television and other public media of communication. I also go to meetings and I have a sponsor.
Books by Overeaters Anonymous. Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it. OA, as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.
Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these Steps, we tried to carry this message to compulsive overeaters and to practice these principles in all our affairs.
An OA group ought never endorse, finance or lend the OA name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money, property and prestige divert us from our primary purpose. You may recognize your own story when you listen to others share.
Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. Apr 16, Kristina rated it liked it. An average meeting has about nine. This provides the safety you need to share your experiences honestly. You are not alone anymore. They are suggested principles to ensure the survival and growth of the many groups that compose Overeaters Anonymous.
If you decide that you are one of us, we welcome you with open arms. Communication that comes as the natural result of our mutual understanding and acceptance.