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
The Three C’s: I didn’t cause it. I can’t control it. I can’t cure it.
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?