COSA Saying & Slogans

COSA Slogans and Saying can be shared in a meeting or read for persoanl recovery.

One Day at a Time

Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

 Feelings are not facts

SLIP = Sobriety Lost It’s Priority

GOD = Good Orderly Directions

EGO – Edging God Out

Don’t’ Let Someone Who Doesn’t Know Your Value, Tell You How Much You’re Worth!

 Your Worth Should Never Depend on Another Person’s Opinion

 HOW it Works = Honesty, Open mindedness, and Willingness

Many Meetings, Many Chances; Few Meetings, Few Chances

Keep it simple 

HALT= Don’t Get to HUNGRY, ANGRY, LONELY, TIRED

 To thine own self be true

 Not My Circus, Not My Monkey!

I am sick and tired of being sick and tired

Progress, not perfection

Nothing changes if nothing changes

Willingness is the key

FEAR – Forgetting Everything is All Right

You Don’t Have to Understand the Steps to Work Them; You Have to Work Them to Understand Them

 GOD – Grace Over Drama · Stick with the winners

You can’t think your way into a new way of living…You have to behave your way into a new way of thinking

This program works ….if you work it! · Time takes time

If you do what you always did, you’ll get what you always got

This too shall pass

Recovery is a journey …not destination.

How important is it?

Don’t act out …. ask for help, call your sponsor, and go to meetings.

H O P E = Happy Our Program Exists.

Easy does it but do it

Misery is optional

It’s a simple program for complicated people

When all else fails, follow directions 

I don’t want you to save me; I want you to stand by my side while I learn to save myself!

If it looks like a Duck, Quacks like a Duck, it’s probably a Duck

If I quit now, I will be right back where I started; and when I started, I was desperately wishing to be where I am now.

My Ego is not my Amigo! ·

Not everyone will understand your journey; that’s okay, it not theirs to understand. It’s yours

Change is a process, not an event

Give time…time ·

Principles before personalities

It is possible to change without improving – it is impossible to improve without change

An addict cannot be grateful and hateful at the same time

Serenity is not freedom from the storm but peace amid the storm

I wish to grow away from the four M’s – Mothering, Martyrdom, Manipulation, Managing

THINK – Is it Truthful, Helpful, Informative, Necessary, Kind?