Ep 166 – Here’s What It Looks Like to Live Life on Life’s Terms, Not Life on Barb’s Terms

I heard someone ask the other day, “Are you spiritually fit, or are things just going your way?” and this past week things just didn’t go my way. This proved to me that I am far more spiritually fit than I used to be. I’ve learned to live life on life’s terms. This week’s episode 166 of the Fragmented to Whole Podcast is about living life on life’s terms, instead of on Barb’s terms! 

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In this episode of the Fragmented to Whole Podcast, I’m sharing the importance of letting shit go and actionable steps you can take right now to get spiritually fit through re-defining how you react to things when shit happens. I had a bad week. Things that may not be a big deal to you that were a big deal to me, happened. In this episode, I share my personal story from trying to see the new Top Gun Maverick movie, and why I am so proud of myself for how I handled the whole situation.

I didn’t know it was an option to be serene when shit happened before recovery. That was victim mentality. When we have the perspective of a victim, we see that things are just plain happening as happening TO us, instead of things just happening. Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips on living a more whole life and to hear even more about the points outlined above.

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Links to recovery resources:

Alcoholics Anonymous: https://www.aa.org/

Narcotics Anonymous: https://www.nar-anon.org/

Cocaine Anonymous: https://ca.org/

Al Anon: https://al-anon.org/

Adult Children of Alcoholics & Dysfunctional Families: https://adultchildren.org/

Co-Dependents Anonymous: https://coda.org/

Overeaters Anonymous: https://oa.org/

Debtors Anonymous: https://debtorsanonymous.org/

Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous: https://slaafws.org/

We The Village: https://wethevillage.co/

Faces & Voices of Recovery: https://facesandvoicesofrecovery.org/

What is Fragmented to Whole: Life Lessons from 12 Step Recovery?

This is the podcast “Fragmented to Whole: Life Lessons from 12 Step Recovery.” It will help people who want to heal to move from fragmented to whole.

Hi, I’m Barb! I share my experience, strength and hope from 12 step recovery in each episode. They’re all 20 minutes or less. Unlike most recovery podcasts where you hear a person’s whole story, in this one each episode is about a specific topic.

There are many life lessons from 12 step recovery that are applicable to those in and outside of recovery. This podcast brings some of those lessons to the airwaves, including such topics as learning acceptance, recognizing and overcoming victim mentality and establishing healthy boundaries.

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