12 Steps in 1 Hour Sessions


Emotional Sobriety & Food — 12 Steps In 1 Hour Sessions

 Are you a food addict?

Are you looking to recover from this seemingly hopeless state of mind and body?

Do you want to know how to take the 12 steps and live in the “Sunlight of the Spirit?”

If so, please join us as we TAKE — not STUDY – all 12 Steps as presented in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous in 1 hour sessions.

We will be using this book: The Spiritual Solution: Simple & Effective Recovery Through the Taking & Teaching of The 12 Steps by John H.

We will be meeting on the phone, beginning Tuesday, February 13, 2018

8:30 PM – 9:30 PM EST

Each Meeting Is Limited To 1 Hour.

Number Of Sessions: To Be Determined. Normally, This Workshop Takes Up To 6 Hours.

Telephone Conference Number: 712-775-7031

Access Code: 140-565-208

Our goal is to learn how to:

Seek and maintain ongoing contented abstinence.

And, to understand how to take others through the 12 steps.

This workshop is being presented as a WEBINAR, with phone and screen sharing capability. We will email you exact instructions and links prior to workshop.

If you are interested in joining us, or have any questions, please email Shira at emotionalsobriety2013@gmail.com or Barbara at mitzi7830@gmail.com with your name and the telephone number(s) you will be using to call in to the meeting.

No abstinence requirements.

No charge.

7th Tradition Observed.

The book, The Spiritual Solution by John H. is available through Amazon.

Workshop documents are posted below and can be printed directly from this post, as well as on John’s website.

Workshop documents must be printed in advance, if you do not purchase the book.

We will email you exact instructions and links before workshop.

Please spread the word with your program friends!

We are so looking forward to seeing you!

With blessings for abstinence, contented sobriety and recovery,

Barbara & Shira

Workshop documents:

This is the basic format for the group. This also includes a review of all 12 Steps.

This is a much shorter format, that does not include the review of the steps.

Primary document which has critical quotes out of the AA Big Book

2 Way Prayer and Meditation:  During this workshop, we will learn how to practice 2 Way Prayer and Meditation.

Beginning the 11th Step Practice of Quiet Time 


How do I begin Pamphlet


Optional:  If you would like to know more information about this subject, I highly recommend this wonderful site that discusses this topic in depth. It even has instructional videos! Please check out their website!

For the 4th Step, below are the documents that we will be using for this workshop.



These documents are supplemental.  Some people find it helpful to have all the information on 1 page. This is my 1 page 4th Step guide. It can also be used for doing a 10th Step:

Step 4 Worksheet7-24-16

This is my explanation on how to do an inventory, and how to meditate.

Doing an inventory 11-11-2015

As we go through the workshop, you may find the worksheets below helpful to explore a particular Step.

Supplementary information:

This is a 3 page summary with page references for going through the steps

This is the homework for Step 2:



Here are two Step 2 Summary Worksheets

Step 2 original manuscript quotes

Step 2 conciderations

This was the homework for Step 3:

Self-Centerness Big Book Step 3

This includes various exercises for a deeper and more personal understanding on Steps 2 & 3:

Step 2 & 3 Exercises 4-29-2018

I love this 1 page summary of Steps 6 and 7, also by Jeremy B.


These worksheets were created by Jeremy B. and they are fabulous explanations on why and how to make amends. I like how practical they are!





The Big Workbook – Amends Form

Optional: One Minute Apology

These are my daily writing worksheets that I find helpful when doing a daily inventory:

daily writing 7-24-2016

Daily Inventory and Prayers7-24-2016

daily writing 7-24-2016 red box

This is another one, based on the 12 step group RA. I highly recommend them!

Daily Prayer & Meditation Practice 1 page 8-7-2020

To save on printing, we highly recommend that you buy the book by John H. It is a very wonderful book that will make taking another person through the steps much easier.

John H. also now how a video of his workshop posted on his  website. Please go check it out!

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