Narcotics Anonymous suggestions to put to use in everyday life
If you don't pick up that first drug, you won't get high
it's easy to stop using–the secret is to stay stopped
there is a God—-and it isn't me
If you can give me a good reason to go out and use, i'll go with you
you'll know you've "hit bottom" when you can't dig anymore
trying to "reach"a "practicing" addict is like trying to teach a donkey to sing—it just annoys him
quit working the steps and start living them
having a bad day?? or, is it a bad 15 minutes and you are just milking the shit out of it?
if you took more time to count your blessings, you would'nt have enough time to find anything to complain about
Humility–what you get when you don't get what you want, not thinking less of yourself less
What does not destroy us makes us stronger–Neitzche
If you're going through hell—don't stop
Put God first, NA second—everything third
Don't get boredom confused with serenity
some people go to church because they're afraid of going to hell–we go to NA because we've already been there
"detox" is not politically correct–they're no longer detox centers: they're now "withdrawal management centers….(yuck)
things worth being are better than things worth having
start your day off with a smile 'N' get it over with……
<most of us have the obsession: "we'll beat it this time"
>would you put your hand on a hot stove again and again?
>if a terminally ill cancer patient or heart patient could stop the progression of his or her disease by simply going to meetings….?
<It's the message that counts-not the jackass carrying it
>the only requirement for membership is an honest desire to stop using
NA hugs and Love,