ES&F Documents

Here is a list of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous.

This is a list of the books and documents that we will be using during our workshop.

Here is the link to view or download a free copy of the books Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book), Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.

Initially, we will be reading from The Next Frontier — Emotional Sobriety by Bill W.

We will briefly review the next 2 articles:

Emotional_Sobriety_False_Dependencies

LifesTerms-VS-GodsTerms

After we read the article by Bill W. on Emotional Sobriety, we will be reading about the 4 Absolutes, which were from the Oxford Group and used by the pioneers of our program before the AA Big Book was written.

Step_4_Four_Absolutes_Inventory (this one includes the 4 Absolutes Inventory)

The Four Absolutes

This is the annotated Big Book Workbook, that we will be using for the reading of the Big Book up to I believe page 101.

The Big Workbook

This is the Original Manuscript of the AA Big Book

org_manu aa Big Book

This is the Unofficial Guide that we will be using to guide our step work:

Unofficial Guide

This is something that we will also read and discuss during our meetings:

DESCRIPTIONS OF THE SPIRITUAL AWAKENING

This is a very helpful explanation of addiction:

Root Cause of Addiction

During our discussion on the first 3 Steps, we will be reading The Act of Surrender In The Therapeutic Process by Harry M. Tiebout, M.D. We also read an abridged version.

For Step 5, in addition to the AA Big Book, we will read The Unpopular Guide To Step 5.

This book is available for free as a PDF download, or available as a booklet.

For our Study on Steps 6 & 7, we will read and discuss the book, Drop the Rock

The 1 Minute Apology is what we will be reading during our study on Steps 8 & 9.

This is a summary of the book: One-Minute-Apology

 

For Steps 10 and 11 and 12, we will read and discuss The Unpopular Guide To Step 10, and also Unpopular Studies In The Last Three Steps, which are also available for free as a PDF download or available as a booklet.

We will also be reading from Drop The Rock — The Ripple Effect. Using Step 10 To Work Steps 6 and 7 Everyday.

Our group will alternate between reading and discussing a particular step, and from the stories in the AA Big Book.

This is a link to the first section of the stories in the AA Big Book.

The is a link for the second section of the stories in the AA Big Book.

This is a link for the third section of the stories in the AA Big Book.

They are all available for free as a PDF download from AA World Service.

Online Dictionary 

The documents below are not official program literature, but, we may refer or read some of excerpts from them.

The PDF of the book by William James that is also mentioned in the AA Big Book with respect to understanding a spiritual experience:

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william_james_var

Chuck C. is iconic, although his book never became part of official conference approved literature.

Chuck_C. Gems of Wisdom

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